International_EN International_en28.07.2016 Editor
In one year, from June 2015 to June 2016, .bio grew by +50%, reaching 16,000 registrations and expanding to 26 additional countries, now having registrants in a total of 102 countries, explains the IFOAM.
International_EN International_en25.07.2016 Editor
Some of the pressing sustainability challenges facing the food industry were debated at the recent editions of the Sustainable Foods Summit hosted in São Paulo (29-30 June) and Amsterdam (9-10 June).
International_EN International_en21.07.2016 Editor
In a landmark alliance, known as Project TENDR, leaders of various disciplines have come together in a consensus statement to say that many of the chemicals found in everyday products can result in neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism and attention-deficit disorders.
International_EN International_en18.07.2016 Editor
End of June the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Switzerland visited the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL in Frick and expressed the interest in a collaboration.
International_EN International_en14.07.2016 Editor
Navdanya is co-organizing the Monsanto Tribunal and a People’s Assembly for the future of food, the future of the planet from 14th-16th October 2016 at The Hague.
International_EN International_en11.07.2016 Editor
Along with BioFach India - India Organic (BIIO) from 10 - 12 November 2016 in Delhi, again a buyer´s program and purchasing trip for organic stakeholders is offered by the International Competence Center of Organic Agriculture ICCOA.
International_EN International_en08.07.2016 Editor
International Competence Center for Organic Agriculture ICCOA in partnership with The Green Path Organic State announced a 3 day workshop on "Organic Agri-preneurship: Leadership – Organic Integrity – Best Practices" in Bangalore.
International_EN International_en07.07.2016 Editor
The Board of Management of the International Natural and Organic Cosmetics Association Natrue has decided to appoint Dr Mark Smith to the new Director General of Natrue from 1st July 2016 onwards.
International_EN International_en06.07.2016 Editor
The 10th BioFach China hosted 337 exhibitors and counted 16,546 national and international trade visitors.
International_EN International_en21.06.2016 Leo Frühschütz
Conventional tropical fruit for German supermarkets is being produced under horrifying ecological and social conditions.This is the picture presented by the development organisation Oxfam in a report dealing with pineapple production in Costa Rica and banana production in Ecuador. Criticism is also directed at the Rainforest Alliance that certified several of the plantations under investigation.
International_EN International_en16.06.2016 Editor
The title of the 2015 Annual Report, ‘Into the Future’, reflects the journey that the IFOAM is committed to with Organic 3.0 – The Next Phase of Organic Development.
International_EN International_en14.06.2016 Editor
Merger mania has broken out among agrochemical corporations. Chinese ChemChina wants to buy Swiss Syngenta, Dow Chemical and DuPont want to join and Bayer has offered US$62bn for its competitor Monsanto.
International_EN International_en17.05.2016 Editor
With the aquisition of Swiss GMO company Syngenta China puts genetically modified food on menu. But a majority of Chinese consumers don´t want it.
International_EN International_en06.05.2016 Editor
From 8 to 11 June 2016, Biofach America Latina - Bio Brazil Fair will be opening its doors for the twelfth edition of the event in the Biennale Pavilion of Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo.
International_EN International_en04.05.2016 Editor
From 26 to 28 May BioFach China will celebrate its anniversary at the Shanghai World Expo Convention Center (SWEECC). Over 360 exhibitors (2015: 341) and around 16,000 visitors from all over the world are expected.
International_EN International_en22.03.2016 Editor
For the first time, a Latin American summit will tackle food losses & waste, encourage traceability in supply chains and the use of sustainable food ingredients.
The International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture ICCOA has been working as an umbrella organization for organic farming for more than ten years. The organization´s vision is not only to enable farmer to produce organic crops but also to help them find appropriate markets, both national and abroad. Two important steps have been accomplished by establishing C-SOF, the Centre for Sustainable and Organic Agriculture, andSusAgri Development Private Ltd., creating market linkage for organic products sourced directly from farmers. With Video-Interviews.
International_EN International_en07.03.2016 Editor
Since the 1980’s, Tradin Organic have been active in sourcing organic cocoa and is developing new projects each year. In 2015, some of the new origins added to the project list were Peru and Sierra Leone.
International_EN International_en05.03.2016 Editor
The organic trade fair and conference Organic Uttarakhand 2016 is postponed and will take place April 7-10th, 2016
at Parade Ground, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
International_EN International_en11.02.2016 Editor
Brazil has a market in the order of R$ 2.5 billion (640 Mio.$), including exports, with the expectation of growth of 30-35% in 2016. Around 11.500 organic producers were recorded 2015.
The latest global data on organic farming has been presented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International at the BioFach fair in Nuremberg.
International_EN International_en08.02.2016 Editor
On February 12, 2016, the fourth Science Day will take place at BioFach, in Nuremberg, Germany. It is a joint event of TIPI, the Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM and TP Organics, the European Technology Platform for Organic Food and Farming.
International_EN International_en03.02.2016 Editor
According to market intelligence company Euromonitor, the off-trade current value sales of organic beverages in the United States grew by 4% in 2014.
International_EN International_en02.02.2016 Editor
BioFach is t h e place to go for organic-loving professional chefs. At the special show “cook + talk”, trade visitors will learn about the latest organic products for restaurants and communal catering.
International_EN International_en02.02.2016 Editor
Organic Valley’s family of businesses have reached $1 billion in sales for 2015. The cooperative increased sales from $972 million in 2014.