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Norway: the 'Doomsday' gene bank

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02.05.2017 Editor

Deep in the bowels of an icy mountain on an island above the Arctic Circle between Norway and the North Pole lies a resource of vital importance for the future of humankind.

Norway/Iceland: Back to a level playing field

International_EN Norway

01.04.2017 Editor

From March 2017, after a delay of 8 years, the EU will permit imports of organic salmon from EEA countries that have been certified in compliance with EU stipulations.

EU Commission no longer recognises organic salmon from Norway

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22.09.2016 Leo Frühschütz

From 1 January 2015 organic salmon from Norway has no longer been organic. That's the opinion of the EU Commission.  What the consequences are is not the least bit clear. The only thing that is clear is the fact the production conditions of Norwegian organic salmon farmers have not changed. What's going on here is to do with the legal situation– and diplomacy in agriculture.

Review of the Year 2015: Events, Developments, Trends and Numbers

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It’s been a good year for the organic industry: the turnover of manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers in Germany, on the European and international markets has grown continually. The area of organically farmed land and the number of organic farms have increased slightly in this Year of the Soil. Look back with us over the organic year in our review! 

Oslo: Norway’s organic industry ready to expand

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15.07.2015 Kai Kreuzer

When it comes to the production and consumption of organics, Norway is one of the countries lagging behind in Europe. Further evidence is the fact that we can’t get up-to-date organic data about Norway – this most western of the Scandinavian countries and also one that is not a member of the EU.

Organic growth continues on the global level

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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.

Nordic countries unified at BioFach

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09.02.2011 Redaktion
Nordic food is the new gastronomic trend in Europe

Positive Mood in the Nordic Organic Scene

International_EN Norway

23.05.2006 Redaktion

After five years of stagnation, Denmark’s organic industry is growing again.

Norway’s New Government Wants 15 % Organic

International_EN Norway

24.01.2006 Redaktion

Norway’s new centre-left government has high expectations of organic farming.