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New study: organic agriculture as a role model with downsides

Know How, Studies

23.03.2017 Redaktion

Two scientists at the University of British Columbia in Canada have presented a new meta- analysis of organic agriculture.

Sweden: New sales record for the organic market

Know How, Statistics

14.03.2017 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.

USA: organic recent research shows health and environmental benefits

Know How, Research

13.03.2017 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. 

Euromonitor released data of organic and free from market

Know How, Food Quality

09.03.2017 Editor

According to a new research, foods and beverages offering health benefits, such as free-from and organic , drove sales in 2016 with around 7%.

Germany: Minister presented future strategy of organic farming

Know How, Know How

17.02.2017 Editor

The future strategy of organic farming (ZÖL) by the Minister of Agriculture, Christian Schmidt, was presented at BioFach. On nearly 100 pages goals and measures are outlined to push the organic sector in Germany.

Organic vs. local produce: Fruit importer Eosta argues for an informed purchasing decision

Know How, Regional Marketing

29.12.2016 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.

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