The Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FIBL) has developed a sustainability standard for companies in the food industry. It covers the entire value chain, is geared towards continuous improvement and has been pre-tested by two organic companies.
Today it is possible to have voluntary eco-certification in Russia which can be based on western standards.
The price of organic food is considerably higher than that for traditional products.
The first “East African Organic Standards” (EAOS) is expected to be in place by early 2007.
Good atmosphere among the participants of the organic business meeting in Warsaw.
The number of internet users is continuing to rise from year to year.
Organic meat sales continue to surge in North America with 51 % growth registered in 2005.
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