International_EN Spain14.08.2018 Editor
According to event organiser Diversified Communications, the new trade show Organic Food Iberia will open at the IFEMA exhibition centre in Madrid in 2019.
International_EN Spain24.07.2018 Karin Heinze
With more than two million hectares Spain has for the first time taken the lead in Europe concerning certified organic land. This is one of the results of a new report by the organic consultancy EcoLogical. The organic market is developing well, the main reasons being increasing demand, better availability and investment on the part of producers. The report has been compiled from a number of sources and provides data on the current situation in the Spanish organic sector.
International_EN Spain10.07.2018 Editor
EcoLogical, an independent consultancy for organic businesses in Spain, has published the ‘Organic Sector in Spain 2018’. This report gathers the most up-to-date information about national and international public bodies and contains original studies about the Spanish organic sector.
International_EN Spain31.05.2018 Redaktion
For the first time, food group Nestlé has introduced several organic products on the Spanish market. The launched products include the full range of NaturNes Bio baby food and a few organic coffee products.
International_EN Spain12.03.2018 Editor
The certified, organically cultivated area in Spain exceeded the 2 million hectares mark for the first time in 2016. Compared to 2015, the area has grown by 2.6 % to 2.02 million ha.
International_EN Spain09.01.2018 Editor
The Spanish retailer Carrefour plans to draw more of their customer’s attention to organic products. The company will place organic goods vantaged areas in 35 of its shopping centers in Andalusia in order to support its latest advertisement campaign.
International_EN Spain29.11.2017 Editor
Catalonia concentrates 25.7% of manufacturing operators, 36.1% of importers, 39.13% of exporters and 26.01% of organic sector marketers throughout the state, says the statistics of the organic production in Spain 2016.
International_EN Spain18.07.2017 Editor
The natural cosmetics firm Santaverde has for 30 years been synonymous with high-value Aloe vera products. As newcomers to the industry, Sabine and Kurt Beer developed the growing and processing of Aloe vera on their own finca in the south of Spain. They also organise regular seminars in Estepona at which specialist dealers and cosmeticians receive training. Our author Bettina Pabel attended one of these sessions.
International_EN Spain20.04.2017 Editor
With organics a growth industry in Spain worth an estimated €1bn a year, El Corte Inglés has developed the in-store Biosphere.
International_EN Spain25.01.2017 Editor
The Dutch food company Royal Wessanen bought a manufacturer and distributor of organic brands in Spain for €67m.
International_EN Spain03.01.2017 Karin Heinze
Greenpeace Spain congratulates all the players in the organic movement. They would have made the dynamic growth of the ecologically managed agricultural area possible, making it possible for the consumer to buy healthy and environmentally friendly food. With an increase of 18.4 per cent compared to 2014, some two million hectares are now biologically cultivated - Spain has thus reached a new record. But this is not enough yet looking at the challenges of climate change, soil loss and rural exodus, explains the Greenpeace Spain.
International_EN Spain28.11.2016 Editor
More than 140 people from 18 countries met in Sevilla, Spain at the 4th Organic Processing Conference to discuss the future of organic food processing.
International_EN Spain21.10.2016 Editor
From 24- 25 November the 4th Organic Processing Conference takes place in Seville, Spain. IFOAM EU together with Ecovalia will organise the event.
International_EN Spain05.07.2016 Editor
The appearance of teosinte is having serious consequences for agriculture. The situation could worsen if it crosses with genetically modified maize.
International_EN Spain27.06.2016 Editor
The 4th Organic Processing Conference will take place on 24-25 November 2016 in Seville, Spain. The European event is dedicated to organic food processing innovation and developments.
The fair dedicated to organic products and responsible consumption saw a record-breaking 72,000 visitors this year.
The 7th edition of Fruit Attraction, held in Madrid on 28 - 30 October 2015, will feature the Organic Hub.
Semana Ecológica (Organic Week) 2015 is taking place all over Andalusia from 16 March to 13 April.
Espacio Orgánico, located in Madrid, dedicates over 600 m² to organics. Even though many organic stores, restaurants, and producing companies already exist in Spain, this is a special project.
International_EN Spain24.02.2015 Karin Heinze
The latest global data on organic farming has been presented by IFOAM – Organics International and the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) at the BioFach fair 2015 in Nuremberg. The global organic market increased to 72 billion US Dollars, organic agricultural land worldwide is 43 million hectares.
International_EN Spain18.03.2013 Redaktion
The European Parliament unfortunately failed to vote for a fair and sustainable CAP
International_EN Spain28.01.2013 Redaktion
In 2013, important fairs around organics will take place again around the world.
International_EN Spain29.12.2011 Redaktion
The number of small and medium-size organic businesses is growing in Barcelona.
International_EN Spain26.09.2011 Redaktion
Spain, the country with the largest organic area in Europe, has introduced its new Action Plan.
International_EN Spain09.05.2011 Redaktion
Various successful initiatives have helped to increase domestic consumption in Spain.