From this spring, customers will a find new bright yellow organic banana, in the organic section of the French supermarket chain Carréfour. They are called Pointe d'Or, are grown in the traditional way and are resistant to the Black Sigatoka fungus.
The herbal specialist Sonnentor has initiated an association for the promotion of an Austrian environment suitable for grandchildren. This association is committed to agriculture free from pesticides and wants to support organic farmers whose crops have been contaminated by pesticide drift.
Sales of organic food and natural products increased in the USA in 2018. This was announced by the Organic Trade Association. The figures in detail.
It is once again time to nominate innovation ideas, projects, and individuals from around the world for the One World Award (OWA). This international award will be presented for the sixth time by organic food producer Rapunzel and global non-profit IFOAM – Organics International.
The Vinschgau producers of fruit and vegetables have presented a new project for the traceability of their products: "BioGraphy". Read what it is all about.
The US Department of Agriculture has suspended the accreditation of the Turkey office of Control Union office for certification of the US National Organic Program. At the same time, the authority tightened controls on organic import from the region.
The organic association Naturland has adopted the first-ever EU organic farming directive for insects. The insects are to be processed into feed for organic fish.
In July organic products will take centre stage at the Impact Exhibition Centre in Bangkok, when Biofach South East Asia is held for the second time. The programm offers many highlights.
Sergiy Galashevskyy is the general manager of the Ukrainian control body Organic Standard. He talked with organic-market.info about the organic sector in the Ukraine, about his control work and the challenges.
In the USA, some strawberries grow in pots containing nutrient solutions, on soils previously treated with glyphosate. Nevertheless, they are sold as organic products.
Organic apple producers in Europe must supply the market until the new season. But in 2018 they had to contend with extreme weather conditions.
Retail, wholesale and HoReCa: The Organic F&B market in the Middle East is growing. Read what it is expected to be worth by 2022.
Soil Association Certification joined forces in a formal partnership, with ECOCERT Group, the leading French Organic Certification body. Read what it is about.
Bananas, cereals or animal feed: the EU imported 3.26 million tonnes of organic food in 2018. New statistics show what and from where.
A study by the research institute FiBL shows that most organic smallholders in Southern countries have formed groups and obtain their organic certification jointly. The study found that this system brings the farmers significant advantages.
Switzerland’s largest dairy company buys into well-known organic goat milk processor. They promise further growth in the future.
An influential author and blogger will be opening the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit North America. Dive into the important subject of his keynote and find out what he has to say. (Picture © Ecovia Intelligence)
200 participants, three days, one manifesto – that’s the outcome of the first BEST ECONOMY forum organised by Bioland, Bio Hotels and Gemeinwohlkönomie. The manifesto proposes actions for developing a new sustainable economy. Read here what it is all about.
Biofach China will open its doors in may. Around 18,000 visitors and more than 350 exhibitors are expected.
Soil Association Certification’s Organic Market Report reveals the UK’s organic market is now worth £2.33 billion. Continue reading for more details.
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