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.
In the past, Italy was not a classic country for the sales channel known as the box scheme.
Observers of the market are agreed that the Italian organic market is currently undergoing consolidation, although at the same time positive tendencies are also apparent.
“We would never have believed that we would set such an avalanche rolling,” Basic-founder George Schweisfurth says in amazement today.
When the first organic supermarket started up in November 1995 in England, it was regarded as a sensation.
Norway’s new centre-left government has high expectations of organic farming.
There are no precise data on the number of organic and whole food shops in Sweden.
Denmark is one of Europe's pioneers in all things organic.
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