International_EN Asia24.05.2016 Editor
Every three years sector stakeholders come together at the Organic World Congress (OWC), the world’s largest and most significant organic gathering.
International_EN Asia17.05.2016 Editor
With the aquisition of Swiss GMO company Syngenta China puts genetically modified food on menu. But a majority of Chinese consumers don´t want it.
International_EN Asia04.05.2016 Editor
From 26 to 28 May BioFach China will celebrate its anniversary at the Shanghai World Expo Convention Center (SWEECC). Over 360 exhibitors (2015: 341) and around 16,000 visitors from all over the world are expected.
International_EN Asia07.04.2016 Redaktion
Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution has called on European countries to pay the premium for sustainable palm oil, affirms Eco-Business.
The International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture ICCOA has been working as an umbrella organization for organic farming for more than ten years. The organization´s vision is not only to enable farmer to produce organic crops but also to help them find appropriate markets, both national and abroad. Two important steps have been accomplished by establishing C-SOF, the Centre for Sustainable and Organic Agriculture, andSusAgri Development Private Ltd., creating market linkage for organic products sourced directly from farmers. With Video-Interviews.
International_EN Asia05.03.2016 Editor
The organic trade fair and conference Organic Uttarakhand 2016 is postponed and will take place April 7-10th, 2016
at Parade Ground, Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
International_EN Asia13.02.2016 Editor
The Organic Farming Association of India (OFAI) is an organic-farmer-based organisation but also includes within its rolls most of the important organic farming organisations from various regions of the country.
The Indian organic market and in particular production have developed rapidly in recent years. For the seventh time, BioFach India together with India Organic (BIIO) brought producers and traders together. With video.
International_EN Asia02.02.2016 Editor
All of Sikkim's farmland has been certified organic under the National Programme for Organic Production NPOP regulations by the end of 2015.
International_EN Asia01.02.2016 Editor
Organic Uttarakhand 2016, an Organic trade fair and conference will take place in Dehradun, March 10-13, 2016. It is organized by Uttarakhand Organic Commodity Board (UOCB), Govt. of Uttarakhand and International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture (ICCOA).
International_EN Asia07.01.2016 Editor
The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. announced the acquisition by Hain Celestial United Kingdom.
International_EN Asia25.12.2015 Editor
Field trials of genetically modified (GMO) eggplant are now permanently banned in the Philippines, according to a new ruling handed down by the country’s Supreme Court.
International_EN Asia26.06.2015 Redaktion
“Organic Life Lectures and Seasonal Vegetable Promotions” at Taipei Organic Vegetable Shop will be organised by the Department of Information Technology, Taipei City Government.
The Cagayan Valley Regional Organic Trading Center (ROTC) in Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya was opened by Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary Proceso Alcala on 21 May 2015.
Some companies in the textile industry are paying fair wages, proving safe and clean working conditions, are organising workshops, and supporting sustainable livelihoods altogether.
International_EN Asia26.05.2015 Kai Kreuzer
The 5th International Conference on the Development of the Organic Sector in Central/Eastern European and Central Asian countries is considered by the participants and organizers to have been a great success.
Sri Lanka is a small country and for a long time the people had other worries than where to buy organic products. But the Good Market project in Colombo shows that there is growing demand for organic food, natural cosmetics and sustainably manufactured products.
The Morgenland brand has been established in the wholefood trade for more than 30 years and offers a comprehensive range of nuts, dried fruit, conserves and coconut products. In Sri Lanka, a group of organic traders were able to see for themselves how cropping and processing are organized.
The Demeter initiative OneWorld, Nepali Gardens brand, has been active in Nepal since 1998. OneWorld is appealing for donations to help the farmers and people in the vicinity of the project.
The 2015 Goesan Organic Expo + Industry Fair will take place in Goesan County (South Korea) from 18 September to 11 October 2015.
After a successful debut in 2014, the fair will return to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 26 – 28 August 2015.
The Sri Lankan Company Nature's Beauty Creations (NBC) with its natural cosmetics brand Nature's Secrets is the largest and leading manufacturer of herbal cosmetics in Sri Lanka. NBC has its own medicinal plant garden and Plant Research Centre on the west coast of Sri Lanka.
BioFach China takes place at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC) for the first time from 28 to 30 May.
According to the Report, organic food sales reached 10.5 billion yuan in 2007 in China and were estimated to be around 20-30 billion yuan (about 3-5 billion US$) in 2013. 2.722 million hectares of agricultural land were managed organically to China’s national organic standard.
Last year, natural cosmetics for the first time generated (€1.009bn). This represents growth of 10 % for the entire natural and organic cosmetics market and a market share of 7.8 %.