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.
60,000,000 hectares managed for organic wild production.
“We started on Thursday 20 April 2006 with a campaign day in preparation for listing 40 organic products to be sold all over the country,” is how Thomas Oberle, Lidl’s press spokesman, explains the dawning of a new era.
Origin’o started up on 24 March 2006 with three existing shops and a new organic supermarket in Ghent in Belgium.
As BioBenessere reports, they presented themselves in Nuremburg and Copenhagen to a broad and qualified audience of authorities, buyers, opinion leaders and journalists.
Modern specialist wholefood shops, or even organic supermarkets with a good proportion of fresh food, are thin on the ground in Ireland.
regarding the new EU Regulation und published this press release:
“In 2004 we were preoccupied mainly with the growers; last year the priority was building contacts with trade and brand article partners; 2006 is for us the year of the consumer.”
Anheuser-Busch, whose empire is built on Bud and Bud Light, is test-marketing its first organic beer in the North Bay, Santa Barbara and six other smallish cities in California.
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