Know How, Studies18.04.2017 Kai Kreuzer
The focus of the fifth Science Day at BioFach in Nuremberg was on the opportunities and possibilities that intensification of research in the organic sector would bring. Taking part were around 50 members of the community engaged in research in organic agriculture and organic food. The major theme at the event was long-term strategies.
Know How, Food Quality13.04.2017 Editor
Testbiotech criticises in a recent press release the newly drafted policy on the independence of the European Food Safety Authority
Know How, Statistics10.04.2017 Editor
The Organic Trade Association has released data showing that organic products are now used in more than 80% of kitchens in US households.
Know How, Know How14.03.2017 Karin Heinze
Organic food sales increased by 3.9 billion Swedish Krona (SEK) (€390m) to 25.4 billion SEK (€2.54 billion) in 2016. Organic food sales rose from 7.7 percent to 8.7 percent of the total food market, and online sales stand out with organic food sales now 25 percent of the market. The organic market has been growing for 20 consecutive years and is expected to double within the next 10-year period.
Know How, Research13.03.2017 Editor
The year 2016 yielded an impressive number of research projects of interest to the organic community, with studies coming out highlighting the environmental and health benefits of organic.
Know How, Regional Marketing29.12.2016 Editor
Customers now prefer locally grown produce. Volkert Engelsman, managing director of Eosta, an international distributor of organic fruit and vegetables, advocates a differentiated approach to locally grown produce, as well as greater transparency.