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Ukraine: potential that ought to be exploited

Manufactures, Manufacturers

15.11.2016 Karin Heinze

Ukraine is an important source of organic raw materials. Even after irregularities in recent years, some of a serious nature, nothing has changed regarding Ukraine as a sourcing country. There is potential and the new Ministry of Agriculture is working on closing gaps in the organic legislation, supporting organic farms and creating a corresponding infrastructure. However, many people feel the guidelines of the  EU Commission are a hindrance to trade. The guidelines were issued as a reaction to the scandals and apply until at least the end of this year. The two-day conference “Sourcing Organic from Ukraine” was conducive to constructive dialogue between representatives from Ukraine and representatives from politics and control organisations, importers and processors. (Video interviews)


Indian Start-up Exports Organic Produce to Germany

Manufactures, Manufacturers

14.11.2016 Editor

Germany should get more organic food imports from India. The Bangalore start-up back2basics should be become a frequent supplier for Germany. The startup was founded when corporate executive, S Madhusudhan, turned farmer.


Nestle with GMO free pasta in future?

Manufactures, Manufacturers

02.11.2016 Editor

The US pasta and sauce brand Buitoni which is owned by Nestle announced to remove GM ingredients. The move was part of an ongoing effort to provide customers with good quality products they can trust, the company explains.


Koppert partners with Lantmännen BioAgri

Manufactures, Manufacturers

28.10.2016 Editor

Koppert and Lantmännen BioAgri have agreed on the acquisition of the assets of BioAgri’s microbial products, registrations and IP by Koppert. Koppert will expand its seed treatment capabilities.


Bayer-Monsanto and the Concerned Organizations

Manufactures, Manufacturers

20.10.2016 Editor

The Bayer-Monsanto deal has many people worried worldwide. Over 780,000 signatures were submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice in order to warn elected officials about the threat that this company merger could pose to worldwide agriculture.


Showcase projects: organic tea in China

Manufactures, Manufacturers

18.10.2016 Karin Heinze

In China quite a lot of entrepreneurs see the future of tea growing in general and the future of their own companies in the organic sector. Trading organic teas is still mostly dominated by exporting but they are working on innovative concepts in order to open up the domestic market in China. Three examples from classic tea cultivation regions in the south of China illustrate this development. The report and the video take us to the Hangzhou region and the mountainous Yunnan province, the cradle of the tea culture. The video shows various organic tea gardens, harvesting, processing and also an interview with the founder of the firm Dongzhai.


How brands implement non-GMO standards

Manufactures, Manufacturers

13.10.2016 Editor

Since there are currently no federal government regulations that quantify the levels of GMOs or that require the labeling of foods containing GMOs in the United States, Hain Celestial  has participated in the Non-GMO Project (“NGP”).


Japan: 1st Organic Lifestyle Expo

Manufactures, Manufacturers

13.10.2016 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.


How Bonduelle’s organic produce travels worldwide

Manufactures, Manufacturers

12.10.2016 Editor

Bonduelle announced it will extend its offer of organic canned vegetables with seven new products, which will be available among others in the Netherlands, Germany and Sweden.


Monaco: Veggie trend benefits wholefood manufacturer Linck

Manufactures, Manufacturers

27.09.2016 Kai Kreuzer

Vegan and vegetarian foods are on trend worldwide. “The younger generation of under thirty-year-olds in particular is buying animal-free products in ever greater numbers. This year we're anticipating growth in turnover of 120 % in this segment,“ says a delighted Jean François Ordureau, the man in charge of marketing and sales at the manufacturer Linck.


Zwergenwiese promotes German organic agriculture

Manufactures, Manufacturers

19.09.2016 Editor

The German company Zwergenwiese says that strengthening  organic agriculture and preserving a rich diversity of varieties play an important role when they buy raw materials.


Donating muesli for refugees in Greece and Italy

Manufactures, Manufacturers

16.09.2016 Editor

Malnutrition and eating the wrong kind of food are sometimes the biggest problems faced by refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Iran in the reception camps in Greece and Italy.


Swiss organic manufacturer: Soyana has expanded

Manufactures, Manufacturers

16.09.2016 Editor

The Swiss organic manufacturer Soyana has moved into a new production facility in Schlieren near Zurich.


Jumbo merger: takeover of Monsanto by Bayer

Manufactures, Manufacturers

15.09.2016 Leo Frühschütz

The German chemicals corporation Bayer has announced  the friendly take-over of its US competitor Monsanto. Bayer is paying Monsanto shareholders US$128  per share - a premium of 44 % on the quoted price.


Seeing Potential in Seaweed

Manufactures, Manufacturers

06.09.2016 Redaktion

The Milltown Company is now searching to eradicate synthetics and chemicals out of aqua and agri feed and replace them with natural sustainable organic feed ingredients, such as macroalgae or seaweeds.


Logocos causing a commotion again – planning to sell denied

Manufactures, Manufacturers

19.07.2016 Leo Frühschütz

Bio-Markt.Info reported last December that  Logocos AG belongs to a Swiss holding company whose owners wish to remain anonymous. The German Lebensmittelzeitung now writes that the current proprietors – among them a Kazakh oligarch  – want to sell Logocos AG. Marc Christian Wedekind, chairman of the supervisory board at Logocos, denied this categoriacally when bio-markt.info spoke to him.


Russia: Successful petition by Lookbio.ru and ekokosmetika.ru

Manufactures, Manufacturers

19.07.2016 Editor

Results of the petition "Getting allergenic preservatives out of Russian children’s cosmetics!" initiated by Lookbio.ru and ekokosmetika.ru are that some of the responsible Russian manufacturers of cosmetic products begin to withdraw potentially allergenic preservatives.


Monsanto Tribunal and People’s Assembly

Manufactures, Manufacturers

14.07.2016 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.


BioFach India: buyers program and excursions

Manufactures, Manufacturers

11.07.2016 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.


Danone buys WhiteWave

Manufactures, Manufacturers

08.07.2016 Leo Frühschütz

The food corporation Danone intends to take over the US American manufacturer WhiteWave. Both companies expect the sale to be concluded by the end of the year, provided they have the agreement of the authorities.


BioFach China: Satisfied exhibitors and visitors

Manufactures, Manufacturers

06.07.2016 Editor

The 10th BioFach China hosted 337 exhibitors and counted 16,546 national and international trade visitors.


IFOAM EU: 4th Organic Processing Conference

Manufactures, Manufacturers

27.06.2016 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.


Bayer&Monsanto: the next merger in the agrochemical industry is imminent

Manufactures, Manufacturers

14.06.2016 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.


Happy Coco: start-up with organic, fair, raw and vegan products

Manufactures, Manufacturers

07.03.2016 Editor

The start-up Happy Coco trades in new, innovative coconut products. The firm was founded in October 2014 in Amsterdam by Arjuna van de Kooij and Hans-Marcus Röver.


Russia: consequences of the import ban

Manufactures, Manufacturers

03.03.2016 Kai Kreuzer

“Compared with a year ago, there has been a huge fall in the exchange rate of the rouble against the euro with the result that imported goods are now much more expensive,” says Tanya Lebedeva. She is the founder and CEO of LookBio, an important publisher of both a printed and an internet magazine for consumers and professionals in Russia. Tanya gives an overview of the problems for the organic sector. 


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