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Germany: Organic farming on the rise


In 2013, 6.4 % of the German agricultural land was organically farmed, marking a 2 % increase over the previous year. read more


New organic market reports from Germany and the UK


Two market reports that involved input from the OrganicDataNetwork project have been published read more

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Germany: New study on imports of organic products


Since 2009/2010, the import volumes to Germany have increased for many arable crops and dairy products. However, imported quantities vary from year to year for fruit,... read more

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German organic farmers increase revenues by 12 percent in 2012


In 2012, German organic farmers increased their sales revenues by 12 percent (to 1.53 billion euros). High prices for cereals, fruit, and vegetables and higher prices... read more

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FiBL activity report 2012 now online


The 2012 activity report of the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture documents on 60 pages the advances made in FiBL's research and consultancy work. read more

Germany: Updated country report


The German Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer Proptecteion BMELV has recently updated its report about organic farming in the country.  read more

Germany: Strong growth of the organic market in 2011


According to provisional data for 2011, compiled by the German Federation of the Organic Food Industry BÖLW (www.boelw.de), the organic area grew by only 2.3 percent,... read more

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Germany: Organic imports


Germany is not only the largest market for organic products in Europe but also one of its largest organic producers. In spite of this fact, in 2009/2010 Germany... read more

Germany: Data on organic agriculture land and crops for 2010 now available from AMI


Based on data from twelve organic inspection bodies in Germany, the Agricultural Market Information Company published an overview of the structure of land use and animal... read more

Global market: Overview at the BioFach Congress in Nuremberg, Germany


At this session experts presented latest developments in leading organic markets.  read more

Germany: Organic farming continues to grow


According to a recent press release of the German Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (www.BMELV.de), organic farming in Germany continued the... read more

Successfully exporting organic products to Europe


To operate successfully in importing organic products to Switzerland and the European Union, it is crucial to have accurate information on market access conditions. For... read more

New FiBL Activitiy Report


In three languages, the new activity report is a fascinating look at the most important projects of FiBL Switzerland, Austria and Germany. This comprehensive... read more

Germany: Network for Practical Research in Organic Farming (VÖP) founded


On September 21, 2010 the Network for Practical Research in Organic Farming (VÖP) was founded by four German organizations: the organic producers organisations Bioland... read more

Germany: Updated report at the homepage of the Ministry of Agriculture


An updated report on the current status of organic farming in Germany has recently been published at the homepage of Germany's Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Consumer... read more

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Germany: Increase in organic area and operators in 2009


The German Ministry of Agriculture recently released the latest (2009) figures on organic agriculture in the country. read more

Germany: Market and production data 2009 published


The German Federation of the Organic Food Industry BOELW has recently published the latest market and production data for Germany.  read more


Germany: Organic food sector grows by 10 percent in 2008


Total sales in the organic sector in 2008 are stated as 5.85 billion Euros compared with the previous 5.3 billion Euros. read more

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Germany: Updated country report at the homepage of the Ministry of Agriculture


A completely updated report on the current situation of organic farming in Germany is now available at the homepage of the German Ministry of Agriculture BMLEV.  read more


Germany: Latest figures released


According to the German Federation of the Organic Food Industry BOELW, the organic area increased to more than 900'000 hectares in 2008. This constitutes an... read more