Europe's agriculture and food industry should become significantly more ecological by 2030. According to the strategy ‘From Farm to Fork’ which was presented by the EU Commission, the share of organic farming in the EU should increase to 25 percent by 2030 and the use of pesticides and antibiotics halved. It also includes some genetic engineering.
Today it is possible to have voluntary eco-certification in Russia which can be based on western standards.
The price of organic food is considerably higher than that for traditional products.
The first “East African Organic Standards” (EAOS) is expected to be in place by early 2007.
Good atmosphere among the participants of the organic business meeting in Warsaw.
The number of internet users is continuing to rise from year to year.
Organic meat sales continue to surge in North America with 51 % growth registered in 2005.
The organic supermarket Yardo opened the first organic cookery studio in Switzerland in April 2006.
Since the launch of two Vierlinden stores in 2005, there has been no news of the Rewe initiative with purely organic supermarkets.
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