In July 2018, the European Court of Justice clarified that new genetic engineering processes such as CRISPR/Cas and the organisms produced with them are subject to genetic engineering law. Since then, EU member states have been discussing how to deal with this ruling. As there is no consensus, they first tasked the European Commission with conducting a study – and thus postponed the issue.
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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