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EU: revision of the Organic Regulation concluded by the end of the year?

Europe Europe

15.11.2016 Editor

After painfully slow negotiations in the past few months the EU Agriculture Council and the EU Parliament have agreed that they want to see the revision of the Organic Regulation concluded by the end of the year.


Europe: organic potential at risk

Europe Europe

14.11.2016 Editor

It is well known that for the last 30 years the organic food market has expanded tremendously. Since the mid-1980s the EU total area of farm land increased by 3 million hectares (2014). In 2005 the EU organic retail market account for €11.1 billion in sales and it more than doubled by 2014 with €24 billion.


Indian Start-up Exports Organic Produce to Germany

Europe Europe

14.11.2016 Editor

Germany should get more organic food imports from India. The Bangalore start-up back2basics should be become a frequent supplier for Germany. The startup was founded when corporate executive, S Madhusudhan, turned farmer.


Monsanto Tribunal Multimedia Site is online

Europe Europe

11.11.2016 Editor

All the Monsanto Tribunal and People’s Assembly's multimedia material is completed now and available on Monsanto Tribunal website: pictures, short interviews and all the videos from the two days of hearings in The Hague, translated into different languages.


EU parliament voted against GMO varieties

Europe Europe

10.11.2016 Editor

For the fifth time in less than a year European Union politicians voted against genetically modified crop. The European Parliament has rejected three varieties of GMO maize, as well as one variety of maize and one variety of cotton for import and use in food and feed.


Germany: dispute over organic brand Alnatura

Europe Europe

08.11.2016 Editor

The long dispute between dm, a German chain of drugstores that sells cosmetics, healthcare and household products and health food,  Müller and Rossmann, two other big German drugstore chains, is about to be settled.


Natural Cosmetics Conference focuses on trends and the future

Europe Europe

08.11.2016

On 27 and 28 September around 240 actors in all aspects of the cosmetics industry met at the Natural Cosmetics Conference in Berlin. For the ninth time the participants from manufacturing and trade and service providers, plus representatives from the specialist press, sought information on the latest developments and trends. The spectrum of topics ranged from online trade, digitisation, change in values and communication to consumer transparency and the controversial raw material palm oil. An examination of the US market was interesting for companies intending to market their products in the USA.


IFOAM is attending the COP22 climate talks

Europe Europe

08.11.2016 Editor

IFOAM – Organics International is attending the COP22 climate talks to speak out on behalf of the organic food and farming community and to raise awareness of the urgent need to make organic agriculture part of a climate change solution.


Why French organic food is on the rise

Europe Europe

07.11.2016 Editor

The Agence Bio published in late September a study on the development of organic agriculture in France. According to the study, in the first six months of the year, sales of organic products rose by 20%.


Australia cautious about EU Agricultural Trade Deal

Europe Europe

04.11.2016 Editor

Australia is worried that EU rules and norms might become a hurdle to agricultural negotiations. The European Union is an important trade partner for Australia, since 4.5 percent of their exports go to the old continent.


Sweden: organic market with significant growth

Europe Europe

04.11.2016 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.


German drugstore leader dm has more than 1000 organic products

Europe Europe

03.11.2016 Editor

The organic food range of the leading German drugstore dm continues to grow and has now reached around 1000 articles. This was announced by the company based in Karlsruhe at its annual press conference.


Post-Brexit: the future of GMOs

Europe Europe

01.11.2016 Editor

Bristish Farming Minister George Eustace has confirmed he is discussing new rules for GM crops after Brexit, and while some believe this will free the UK to move towards a more open approach to GM, others aren’t so certain.


Dutch organic sales increased by 11.5 percent in 2015

Europe Europe

01.11.2016 Editor

The share of organic in the retail (grocery and specialty) was more than 4.3% in 2015. In the first half of 2016 the growth at the supermarkets goes on.


Koppert partners with Lantmännen BioAgri

Europe Europe

28.10.2016 Editor

Koppert and Lantmännen BioAgri have agreed on the acquisition of the assets of BioAgri’s microbial products, registrations and IP by Koppert. Koppert will expand its seed treatment capabilities.


UK organic market back to growth

Europe Europe

27.10.2016 Editor

The report of Soil Association, states that with a sales growth of 4.9 percent, the sales of organic products in the UK are already at 1.95 billion pounds. 2016 should be the year in which organic food products break the 2 billion pound mark.


German organic farmer concentrates successful on local marketing

Europe Europe

27.10.2016 Editor

In Germany, where 6% of all farms are organic, Christoph and Beate Leiders are one of many farmers who have chosen to convert from traditional to organic production.


EU boosts Armenia’s organic agriculture

Europe Europe

26.10.2016 Editor

The three year project OASI was founded by the EU and aims to support Armenian organic agriculture. The project has a budget of 3.3 million Euros. A big part of the project's support will go directly to Armenian producers and processors.


The battle between cheap food and organic farmers

Europe Europe

25.10.2016 Editor

According to a recent poll by YouGov for 71 percent of British consumers, buying their food local is important.


Hard Discounters forced into sustainable food products

Europe Europe

25.10.2016 Editor

Hard discounters like Lidl or Aldi are known for offering cheap products that have been exposed to chemical fertilizer and pesticides. Nonetheless, with the global increase of organic food consumption, these giants also seemed to be forced to switch more and more to sustainable products.


Tribunal gathers evidence of Monsanto´s ecocide

Europe Europe

23.10.2016

The Monsanto Tribunal was held in the middle of October in The Hague. A panel of five prestigious judges listened to witnesses from all over the world. Lawyers, farmers, mothers, health experts and scientists made serious accusations against the American chemicals and seed corporation Monsanto. The aim is to incorporate ecocide into international law. The People´s Assembly, that was held in parallel to the Tribunal, has already  “condemned“ Monsanto (watch the videos). More reports from The Hague.


Agroforestry: new findings by the University of Illinois

Europe Europe

22.10.2016 Editor

Researchers at the University of Illinois have warned about hasty farming. Over 30 percent of the global land area is used for food production. A lot of sacrifices are made in the process, deforestation being one main issue.


IFOAM EU: Processing Conference in Seville

Europe Europe

21.10.2016 Editor

From 24- 25 November the 4th Organic Processing Conference takes place in Seville, Spain. IFOAM EU together with Ecovalia will organise the event.


Bayer-Monsanto and the Concerned Organizations

Europe Europe

20.10.2016 Editor

The Bayer-Monsanto deal has many people worried worldwide. Over 780,000 signatures were submitted to the U.S. Department of Justice in order to warn elected officials about the threat that this company merger could pose to worldwide agriculture.


France in pole position on the origin of country label

Europe Europe

14.10.2016 Editor

After the French State Council (“Conseil d’Etat”) and the European Commission agreed, the trial period will run for a period of two years, from 1 January 2017 until the end of 2018. COOL requirements will not apply to organic products.


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