The Farm-to-Fork strategy and the biodiversity strategy were presented in Brussels and are both part of the European Commission's New Green Deal. According to the reports organic farming should increase to 25 percent and the use of pesticides and antibiotics halved in the EU member states by 2030.
There are about 200 purchasing associations in Italy for the communal purchasing of goods.
Organic processing in France is a new industry. Two-thirds of companies have been certified organic only since 1998.
Whether anti-ageing cream, fine wine vinegars or health-promoting ‘Acerola Taler’ in bio quality, this year’s BioFach was once again the opportunity to present new products.
The whole food shop Ambar is only about 20 paces from the pedestrian area in Istanbul’s busy town centre (Beyoglu), and it is mainly regulars who shop in the 20 m² store.
This year, the German organic-supermarket chain Basic intends to pass the 20 store threshold.
The Slovak market for organic products is just being born and the share of organic food in the turnover of food products was less than 0.1 % in 2004.
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