Europe's agriculture and food industry should become significantly more ecological by 2030. According to the strategy ‘From Farm to Fork’ which was presented by the EU Commission, the share of organic farming in the EU should increase to 25 percent by 2030 and the use of pesticides and antibiotics halved. It also includes some genetic engineering.
There are about 200 purchasing associations in Italy for the communal purchasing of goods.
Organic processing in France is a new industry. Two-thirds of companies have been certified organic only since 1998.
Whether anti-ageing cream, fine wine vinegars or health-promoting ‘Acerola Taler’ in bio quality, this year’s BioFach was once again the opportunity to present new products.
The whole food shop Ambar is only about 20 paces from the pedestrian area in Istanbul’s busy town centre (Beyoglu), and it is mainly regulars who shop in the 20 m² store.
This year, the German organic-supermarket chain Basic intends to pass the 20 store threshold.
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