Bayer subsidiary Monsanto has been trying to establish its drought-tolerant genetically engineered maize in Africa. It is intended to protect African farmers from the increasing effects of drought. But the maize does not live up to Monsanto’s promises. The South African Ministry of Agriculture has therefore denied Monsanto a cultivation permit.
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.
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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