At its 10th General Assembly, IFOAM Organics Europe’s members elected a new Board. They re-elected Jan Plagge as President. He is the President of Bioland e.V. (Germany and North Italy) and has many years of experience developing the organic sector. He has a background as an organic farmer and organic farm advisor.
The boom in organic supermarkets in Germany is being replicated in Austria.
The boom in organic food in Western Europe has been going on for more than ten years with hardly any interruption.
Monsanto Co. will pay $ 1.5 billion to purchase Delta and Pine Land Co. in a merger of two of the world's largest seed companies.
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