Europe Sweden07.11.2018 Editor
Next week, Natural Products Scandinavia will be hosted from 14-15th November in Malmö, Sweden. Alongside the trade event, the Nordic Organic Food Fair will also take place at MalmöMässan.
Europe Sweden04.05.2018 Editor
Midsona has own strong brands within healthfoods, personal care and hygiene holds a leading position in the Nordic organic market. The acquisition strengthens Midsona’s presence in the attractive organic foodsegment. Davert’s premium brand and product portfolio are highly complementary to Midsona’s existing organic brands.
Europe Sweden02.05.2018 Katrin Muhl
Bengt Anker, co-founder of Oatly, the Swedish brand for oat milk alternatives, has recently retired. As Sales Manager, he made significant contributions to the success of the company, which now, almost 30 years from its establishment, sells its products throughout Europe. Anker spoke to organic-market.info about his retirement, which he considers an “extended holiday period”.
The total food market was valued at approximately SEK 300 billion (€30 billion) in 2017, including retail, Foodservice and Systembolaget. According to Statistics Sweden, the Consumer Price Index (CPI), food prices rose by about 2 percent in 2017. Ekoweb has summarized the preliminary sales figures for the organic food market for 2017 which shows that organic food sales increased by 9.3 percent in 2017.
Europe Sweden13.02.2018 Editor
Arla Foods the world’s largest producer of organic dairy productswill acquire Yeo Valley Dairies Limited, UK and announced new partnership with Britain’s leading organic dairy brand.
Europe Sweden01.12.2017 Editor
KRAV the leading Swedish certification body recently discussed its future direction. During a meeting with stakeholders the certification body also considered to withdrawing from the EU Organic Regulation.
Europe Sweden28.11.2017 Editor
4724 attendees from across the world visited the Natural Products Scandinavia & the Nordic Organic Food Fair last week at MalmöMässan in Sweden.
Europe Sweden06.11.2017 Editor
On 15-16 November the Natural Products Scandinavia is taking place in Malmö Mässan, Sweden. The visitor will see innovations from 400 leading suppliers, ranging from the latest certified health products, to natural and sustainable personal-care cosmetics.
Europe Sweden16.10.2017 Editor
In the first half of 2017, the increase of organic food and beverage is 7-8%, a value increase of SEK 1 billion (105 mn €) over six months. That is the result of Ekoweb´s interim report.
Europe Sweden23.08.2017 Editor
The initial list of exhibitors for the 2017 Natural Products Scandinavia & Nordic Organic Food Fair 2017 has recently been released. As the stand space has increased, 400 exhibitors from around the world, presenting the latest natural and organic innovations, will be featured by the event. Until now, over 75 percent of the exhibitors have already booked for the fair taking place at MalmöMässan in Sweden, on 15-16 November 2017.
Europe Sweden22.08.2017 Editor
If the Swedish organisation KRAV takes up a proposal preferred by some people belonging to the Swedish organic community, the consequence would mean that products with the KRAV label could not be promoted as being organic any longer. According the EU rules, products not fully complying with the EU Organic Regulation are not allowed to be labelled as being ‘organic’.
Organic food sales increased by 3.9 billion Swedish Krona (SEK) (€390m) to 25.4 billion SEK (€2.54 billion) in 2016. Organic food sales rose from 7.7 percent to 8.7 percent of the total food market, and online sales stand out with organic food sales now 25 percent of the market. The organic market has been growing for 20 consecutive years and is expected to double within the next 10-year period.
Europe Sweden25.11.2016 Editor
The Nordic region’s biggest co-located trade shows for natural and organic food and drink, health, beauty, eco-living and self-care products took place over 16-17 November. A record 4,912 attendees (a significant 25% increase for 2016) were out in force to see and sample the next-wave of new product innovations from 375 exhibiting companies.
Europe Sweden04.11.2016 Editor
After the first six month of 2016, the market share for organic products in Sweden reached 9% by sales value. This is as great a market share as in Denmark according to the half-year report by the consulting company Ekoweb.
Europe Sweden06.04.2016 Redaktion
Ekoweb Sverige hat die vorläufigen Umsatzzahlen des schwedischen Biolebensmittel-Markts für 2015 zusammengefasst. Demnach stieg der Umsatz von Biolebensmitteln um 39 Prozent auf mehr als 2 Milliarden Euro. Der Anteil der Bio-Umsätze im gesamten Lebensmittelmarkt stieg um 2,1 auf 7,7 Prozent.
Europe Sweden22.03.2016 Editor
The Swedish online portal Ekoweb Sverige has summarized the preliminary sales figures for 2015 for the Swedish organic food market.The summary shows that sales of organic food overall has increased by 39 percent to more than 21 billion SEK (2.3 bn €). The total turnover of the Swedish market for food and drink is about 280 billion SEK (30.3 billion Euro). Ekoweb is gathering the data every year. There is also a market report from KRAV the main certification organization of organic production in Sweden.
On 4 June 2014, a new supermarket has opened in Stockholm, called Paradiset.
Europe Sweden11.04.2015 Redaktion
What are the views of stakeholders on sustainability in the organic sector? The Organic Research Centre and the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) are looking at the thematic priorities.
Sales of organics in Sweden grew by 38 percent in 2014.
The latest global data on organic farming has been presented by IFOAM – Organics International and the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) at the BioFach fair 2015 in Nuremberg. The global organic market increased to 72 billion US Dollars, organic agricultural land worldwide is 43 million hectares.
Europe Sweden05.01.2015 Kai Kreuzer
Organic sales in large retail stores in Sweden grew tremendously in the first months of 2014
Europe Sweden22.12.2014 Redaktion
Have a look with us at the most important events and organic issues of 2014 in the German and international organic industry.
Europe Sweden10.11.2014 Redaktion
The interest in organically produced food is continuing all round the world.
Europe Sweden25.09.2014 Redaktion
Large retail chains are reporting enormous growth rates for the first half of 2014.
Europe Sweden28.01.2013 Redaktion
In 2013, important fairs around organics will take place again around the world.