USA: Distribution moving towards online retailing

International_EN, North America

17.02.2018 Editor

Every large food retailer in North America and Europe is now marketing organic foods under their private labels. The next spurt of growth is envisaged to come from mobile apps linked to delivery services.

Arla Foods on acquisition tour

International_EN, Latin America

13.02.2018 Editor

Arla Foods the world’s largest producer of organic dairy productswill acquire Yeo Valley Dairies Limited, UK and announced new partnership with Britain’s leading organic dairy brand.

VIVANESS 2018: natural and organic cosmetics digitalized

International_EN, International_en

12.02.2018 Karin Heinze

The future is digital. Digitalization is having an impact in all areas of life and opening up new prospects in the natural and organic cosmetics industry too. Cosmetics are already among the most common products purchased online and German consumers are particularly willing to buy them compared to consumers in other European countries. This is one of a number of aspects that will be under the spotlight when the natural and organic cosmetics industry meets in Nuremberg from 14 to 17 February for VIVANESS, the International Trade Fair for Natural and Organic Personal Care.

UAE: organic shelf space expands by 60%

International_EN, Asia

06.02.2018 Editor

In the Middle East, the interest in organic food is growing. According to new research from Mintel, the shelf space given over to organic food in the United Arabic Emirates has grown by 60% in the last four years.

Fairafric: crowdfunding for fair chocolate

International_EN, Africa

16.01.2018 Editor

The German-Ghanaian chocolate start-up fairafric has launched an investment campaign on the crowdinvestment platform Seedrs.

Closing Report: Organic Lifestyle EXPO 2017

International_EN, Japan

06.12.2017 Editor

Organized by the Organic Forum Japan, the Organic Lifestyle Expo (OLE) with the theme “Toward the realization of SDGs for sustainable development and promoting Organic 3.0” was held on 29th and 30th June 2017 at the Tokyo International Forum in central Tokyo.

South Australia votes to keep GM crop ban in place

International_EN, Australia/Japan/Pacific

30.11.2017 Editor

South Australia is set to extend its ban on growing genetically modified crops until 2025, after a Bill proposed by Green members in the state government was passed by a single vote this week.

Philippines Supreme Court rules against GMO

International_EN, Pacific

25.12.2015 Editor

Field trials of genetically modified (GMO) eggplant are now permanently banned in the Philippines, according to a new ruling handed down by the country’s Supreme Court.

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