At the end of the 1990s, the significance of domestic processing of organic products in Hungary increased dramatically.
About 90 % of organic products produced in Hungary are exported.
In 2004, the market increased by 50 % (the year before by 16.6 %) and reached a total turnover of 9 million Euros.
The organic pioneer Jos Kamphuys found the inspiration for EkoPlaza abroad in the large scale organic and natural food stores.
Since the beginning of the nineties, Coop Switzerland has been playing a bigger and bigger role in marketing organic products.
For the specialist organic food trade, in France they use two descriptions that are not clearly defined: “magasin bio” and “magasin diététique”.
As its 20th anniversary year draws to a close, the Organic Trade Association (OTA), North America's voice for the organic business community, is predicting a robust future for organic products.
The German Organic wholesalers’ organisation Bundesverband Naturkost Naturwaren (BNN) Herstellung und Handel has introduced a system...
Bulgarian organic certification agency Balkan Biocert Ltd. is now accredited and licensed, reports FiBL in Switzerland.
Greenpeace today welcomed the commitment from Kraft Foods, the second largest food producer in the world, to supply only non-GE food in China, starting from 1 January 2007.
The state university, which is one of the recognized six centers of excellence in agriculture education in the Philippines, is advocating a shift from the conventional to organic farming.
The European Commission adopted on December 21st a proposal for a new regulation on organic production, which aims to improve clarity for both consumers and farmers.
The European Commission launched the European-wide debate on the future of organic agriculture end of December 2005.
A row over new Agriculture Minister Horst Seehofer's plans to cut backing
for ecological farming and pave the way for genetically modified crops continues.
From the second week of 2006 organic products are to be available regularly in Lidl stores.
The specialist trade in Switzerland is characterised by fairly small and medium sized businesses.
Bioitalia is a syndicate founded in 1994 which has been on the market with unique references for organic companies, thanks to their structure of distribution and marketing ahead of lines.
Since September 2001, all agricultural products and foodstuffs from organic farming may be labelled with the national Bio-Siegel (eco label) of Germany.