International_EN, Japan21.03.2017 Editor
"Bio c'Bon" is an organic supermarket from France. The first store in central Tokyo opened on the 8th of December. The shop offers fresh foods such as fruit vegetables and meat, mainly domestic organic JAS certified agricultural products, processed foods and beverages, such as wine and cheese, seasonings and confectionery as well as natural/organic non-food products, among them body care, cosmetics and supplies for babies and children are offered. The French chain plans to expand in Japan.
International_EN, Japan27.12.2016 Editor
The 1st Organic Lifestyle Expo/OLE organized by Organic Forum Japan was held on November 18th and 19th. The expo was a lively and very successful event and the largest of its kind held in Japan this year.
International_EN, Japan23.10.2016 Karin Heinze
The Monsanto Tribunal was held in the middle of October in The Hague. A panel of five prestigious judges listened to witnesses from all over the world. Lawyers, farmers, mothers, health experts and scientists made serious accusations against the American chemicals and seed corporation Monsanto. The aim is to incorporate ecocide into international law. The People´s Assembly, that was held in parallel to the Tribunal, has already “condemned“ Monsanto (watch the videos). More reports from The Hague.
International_EN, Japan13.10.2016 Editor
Organic Livestyle Expo OLE is a trade fair organized on the concept of B2B2C which connects producers and distributors with consumers and other stakeholders.
International_EN, Japan11.05.2016 Editor
Organto Foods Inc. has joined forces with Fairtrasa, a Swiss based, leading producer of organic, fair trade products from small-scale farmers in Mexico, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Argentina and the Dominican Republic.
International_EN, Japan04.03.2016 Redaktion
Japan is a major market for organic products but the the market development doesn´t meet the expectations and forecasts by experts. A new expo in November should accelerate the demand.
International_EN, Japan19.05.2015 Kai Kreuzer
Global and European organic technology platforms present their visions and strategies for organic food and farming research on Science Day, held on February 13, 2015 at the global organic fair BioFach in Nürnberg. The Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM (TIPI) discussed the second draft of its vision and strategy for organic farming research and in particular its action plan.
Liesl Truscott, European & Farm Engagement Director, joined Textile Exchange Board member Mitsuya Inagaki from KOWA, Daren Abney from the Better Cotton Initiative, and Jouji Matsui from Fairtrade Japan to deliver a seminar on cotton sustainability initiatives in January.