The Farm-to-Fork strategy and the biodiversity strategy were presented in Brussels and are both part of the European Commission's New Green Deal. According to the reports organic farming should increase to 25 percent and the use of pesticides and antibiotics halved in the EU member states by 2030.
With 43 stores, NaturaSì is Italy’s leading company in the distribution of organic products.
The first Yardo “super Biomarkt” (organic supermarket) in Switzerland opened its doors in the centre of St. Gallen on Thursday 26 January 2006.
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.
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