For the first time since 1995, the size of the organic farming area in the Czech Republic declined last year.
Ecor and Baule Volante - portrait of two Italian wholesalers.
Organic farming has long been touted as an environmentally friendly alternative to conventional agriculture.
New partnership announced at March 7-10 workshop in Arusha, Tanzania to promote organic agriculture development in East Africa.
Patrick Gerritsen from Natura, the packaging manufacturer, is pleased: “It was Eosta that caused the food market to convert to biodegradable plastics.”
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. aims to be the mass-market provider of organic food, and will have doubled its organic offerings over the next couple of weeks.
Developments are fast-moving, and the lobbying by the European organic industry has begun to register success in Brussels.
For years, people have been discussing the ‘peaceful’ co-existence of genetically modified and traditional plants without any appreciable progress being made at EU level.
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The fair “Mia” took place for the 36th time from Feb. 05 to Feb 08 in Rimini/Italy.
The new project “Green market” was launched by the Initiative of the Commission “Agricoltura della Pisana” in Italys capital.
The Slovak Republic has experienced an enormous growth in land under organic management since accession to the EU (almost 100 %).
FOAM announces the formation of an International Forum of Certification Bodies.
Peter Melchett, Soil Association policy director, responds to the proposed revision of the EU Council regulation.
France has about 58 million inhabitants and is one of the few western countries to have a higher birth than death rate.
"Generation Organic," a campaign to save the family farmer from extinction by bringing new farmers into organic agriculture, was announced in December 2005.
The organic milk market is currently experiencing supply shortages after years of oversupply with imports meeting the shortfall.
It could not have gone better. Everywhere you looked you could see beaming faces of people delighted with the success of the superlative organic trade fair that took place 16-19 February.
Dairy group Arla Foods has signed an organic dairy supply deal with discount retailer Lidl, according to the dairyreporter.com.
Many cotton growers in southern Kyrgyzstan are joining an organic farming drive in the area, with numbers up almost six times since the initiative kicked off in 2003.