At its 10th General Assembly, IFOAM Organics Europe’s members elected a new Board. They re-elected Jan Plagge as President. He is the President of Bioland e.V. (Germany and North Italy) and has many years of experience developing the organic sector. He has a background as an organic farmer and organic farm advisor.
Organic Exchange stated that national organic cotton sales increased 55 % annually.
At the end of March, the discounter Plus, that belongs to the Tengelmann group, launched another campaign advertising its own organic brand range BioBio.
Organic Golden Mango Tea has been granted by ITQI for excellent quality.
60,000,000 hectares managed for organic wild production.
“We started on Thursday 20 April 2006 with a campaign day in preparation for listing 40 organic products to be sold all over the country,” is how Thomas Oberle, Lidl’s press spokesman, explains the dawning of a new era.
Origin’o started up on 24 March 2006 with three existing shops and a new organic supermarket in Ghent in Belgium.
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