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Fall in the price of cocoa – but not of organic cocoa

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01.08.2017 Leo Frühschütz

The producer price of cocoa has fallen by 40 % within one year. It is currently hovering between 1,800 and 1,900 US dollars per tonne. That's 1,600 to 1,700 euros – not enough for the cocoa farmers to live on. Do organic producers get more? asked organic cocoa importers and suppliers this question.

France: Naturalia opens vegan stores

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25.07.2017 Editor

The French organic chain Naturalia, a company belonging  to the Monoprix corporation, has opened three small outlets with  a range of around 2000 vegan products.

Austria: 60% share of organics in gastronomy

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19.07.2017 Editor

The Austrian organic association Bio Austria is calling for a 60% share of organics in catering by 2025. The proportion of organic food in the offer of the catering sector is at present about 30 %.

Austria: Sonnentor's turnover up by 12%

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14.07.2017 Editor

In the financial year 2016/2017, the Austrian organic firm Sonnentor recorded an outstanding increase in sales of around 12 % and total turnover of 40.2 million euros.

Eco monitoring: everything super except superfoods

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06.07.2017 Editor

For 15 years eco monitoring has been carried out in the German federal state of Baden-Württemberg in addition to the annual farm inspections by the organic control agencies. The programme is unique in Germany and Europe as a whole.

Sustainable Foods Summit: Major Outcomes from European Edition

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04.07.2017 Editor

The European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit drew to a successful close in Amsterdam on 1-2nd June. Over 100 senior executives from the food industry debated sustainability issues over the two-day summit.

Organic Milk Market Report 2017

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16.06.2017 Editor

The 2017 edition of the OMSCo Organic Milk Market Report highlights strong growth worldwide for organic dairy, driven by a common consumer focus on health and wellness.

Switzerland: Coop and its Karma veggie brand

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01.06.2017 Editor

The Swiss company Coop has launched the Karma range for vegetarians and flexitarians. Of the roughly 120 products, over 90 are also suitable for vegans and 20 are certified organic by Bio Suisse.

Euromonitor released data of organic and free from market

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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%.

US organic tea & coffee market with double digit growth

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01.03.2017 Editor

According to a TechSci Research report, "United States Organic Tea & Coffee Market the market of organic tea & coffee in the United States is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 13% during 2017-2022.

USA: first Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit tackles impacts

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28.02.2017 Editor

For the first time in North America, an executive summit will focus on the health and environmental impacts of cleaning products. Organized by Organic Monitor, the Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit will be hosted in New York City on May 2-3rd.

Vegan Trend unbroken in Germany

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23.01.2017 Editor

Vegan nutrition has numerous followers in Europe and worldwide. The corresponding product range has developed into an important sector which generates good turnovers in Germany.

Sustainable Foods in Catering & Foodservice Sector

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05.12.2016 Editor

Sustainable foods are now well-established in many retailers, however what about the Catering & Foodservice Sector (CFS)? The North American edition of a Organic Monitor organised summit, hosted in San Francisco on 18-20th January will give answers.

German drugstore leader dm has more than 1000 organic products

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03.11.2016 Editor

The organic food range of the leading German drugstore dm continues to grow and has now reached around 1000 articles. This was announced by the company based in Karlsruhe at its annual press conference.

France in pole position on the origin of country label

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14.10.2016 Editor

After the French State Council (“Conseil d’Etat”) and the European Commission agreed, the trial period will run for a period of two years, from 1 January 2017 until the end of 2018. COOL requirements will not apply to organic products.

How Bonduelle’s organic produce travels worldwide

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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.

Cambodia’s organic future boosted by Germany’s GIZ

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11.10.2016 Editor

As international organic trade is continuously expanding with enormous markets like the US, UK and China, Cambodia could play a key role. The Asian country, which is known for its organic rice, could benefit from this rising demand.

Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit 2016

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13.09.2016 Redaktion

On the 26-27th October, the Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit will take place in Paris.

Rutter’s Diary Launches Organic Milk Line

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12.09.2016 Redaktion

Organic milk sales are on the rise in the US. Rutter’s Diary seems to have noticed this development and is now beginning to sell an own line of organic milk.

Organic Canned Fruits offer Multimillion-Dollar Opportunity

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20.08.2016 Redaktion

The global market opportunity in canned fruits is expected to rise from $9.45 billion to over $10.82 billion by 2019.

Demand for organic meat on the rise in the UK

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18.08.2016 Redaktion

The Soil Association, attributes the sudden rise in meat- sales to a scientific study published in the British Journal of Nutrition in February.

BioFach India: buyers program and excursions

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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

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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.

Amarjit Sahota: visionary of worldwide organic development

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31.05.2016 Kai Kreuzer

Fifteen years ago the now 44-year-old Sahota founded a management consultancy in London. Nobody suspected at that time what the little firm called Organic Monitor would one day become. Now this modest Englishman of Indian descent and his exceptionally dedicated team organize a large number of congresses all over the world. Watch the video interview.

Wal-Mart changing its organic sales strategy

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17.05.2016 Editor

Overall, Wal-Mart has been battling slow-growing sales and a shift to online shopping. It recently closed more than 150 U.S. stores.

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