Organic Food Iberia 2019: Major new organic trade fair in Madrid

Trade, Trade fair/conferences

14.08.2018 Editor

According to event organiser Diversified Communications, the new trade show Organic Food Iberia will open at the IFEMA exhibition centre in Madrid in 2019.

Chile as first Latin American country to ban plastic bags

Trade, Supermarkets

08.08.2018 Editor

After the successful approval by the Chilean congress and the initiative of new state president Sebastián Piñera, Chile has now banned plastic bags as the first country in Latin America.

Spain: Specialised organic shops lost their power - but are reacting

Trade, Coventional Food Retail Trade

31.07.2018 Karin Heinze

According to the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, organic sales in Spain increased by 12.52% in 2016 to a volume of €1.686 million. The market report by EcoLogical focused on the development of sales channels. The specialised and independent channel is undergoing a restructuring process.

Vietnam: Organic exports for the global market

Trade, Trade

25.07.2018 Editor

Annually, people in Vietnam eat organic food worth about 1.7 million euros as the Vietnam Organic Agriculture Association (VOAA) as reports. As yet, the EU has certified almost 80 national companies producing organic food and beverage goods, among others, TH True Milk, Luong Quoi rice, Betrimex, Vinamit and Vinamilk, ST24 rice.

Biofach China: Fair and conference - two successful events

Trade, BIOFACH World

12.07.2018 Editor

The 262 exhibitors from 17 countries and regions attracted 16,787 visitors at 12th edition of Biofach China.

Human rights: Poor performance of German food retailers

Trade, Chain Stores

29.06.2018 Editor

The human rights organisation Oxfam has compiled numerous examples of human and labour rights violations in the supply chains of the major supermarket operators in Germany, the Netherlands, Great Britain and the USA. Aldi, Lidl, Edeka and Rewe performed particularly poorly.

German organic market: Whole food shops back on course for growth

Trade, Specialised Food Retail Trade

01.05.2018 Editor

The first three months of 2018 are the second consecutive quarter of positive sales developments on the German organic market: On a like-for-like basis, the average daily turnover of the companies surveyed for the turnover barometer rose by 10.3%.

Vivaness: winners of the Best New Product Award

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

16.03.2018 Editor

Vivaness was once again the international meeting place for the natural cosmetics industry. The fair hosted to 50,200 trade visitors from 134 countries. The Vivaness had 182 new products at the Vivaness Novelty Stand.

Dutch pioneers Odin and De Nieuwe Band join forces

Trade, Wholesale

16.02.2018 Editor

The Board and the board of directors the organic enterprises De Nieuwe Band and Estafette Odin agreed to merge the trading and production activities after formal approval of the relevant bodies.

Bringing organic food to consumers through the food service

Trade, Miscellaneous

19.10.2016 Editor

It is by now well known that organic food sells well about almost everywhere in the world. From Korea to France through the USA and Germany organic  product sales have recorded double digit growth.

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