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Chart Development of the organic share of the total food market

Switzerland. Organic market increases by 7.8 percent in 2016

(10.04.2017) 

The latest figures for the Swiss organic market (from 2016), recently presented by Bio Suisse (www.biosuisse.ch on April 4, 2017), show a clear increase in organic... read more



Q&A: Do you have data on organic dairy products for Switzerland?

(14.07.2016) 

Yes, such data are available from Bio Suisse, which presents the latest market data annually. According to this data, retail sales of organic dairy products amounted to... read more



Swiss organic market continues to grow in 2015

(25.04.2016) 

The latest figures for the Swiss organic market (from 2015), recently presented by Bio Suisse (www.biosuisse.ch ), show a clear increase in organic retail sales in... read more



Q&A: Where can I find data on organic animal husbandry in Switzerland?

(25.04.2016) 

I am looking for the latest data on organic livestock numbers in Switzerland. Where would I find them?  read more



Q&A: How many Swiss farmers have converted to organic recently?

(07.04.2016) 

I am a journalist and looking for the latest data on organic in Switzerland. In particular I am interested to see how many farmers have converted to organic recently.... read more



Q&A: Is it true that 20 % of the Swiss vegetable area is organic ?

(25.03.2016) 

According to the Swiss Federal Office for Statistics (BfS), 19.6 percent of the farms with vegetable production and 18 % of the vegetable area are organic. The detailed... read more



Follow us on Twitter: Statistics and news on organic farming worldwide

(06.05.2015) 

With its new specialized Twitter account @FiBLStatistics, the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL is providing a tool to find latest data and... read more



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Swiss organic market continues to grow in 2013

(12.04.2014) 

The latest figures for the Swiss organic market (from 2013), recently presented by Bio Suisse (www.biosuisse.ch), show a clear increase in organic retail sales in... read more



Landscape

UK should look to Switzerland in battle to save organic production

(02.04.2014) 

The UK Government can learn lessons from other European countries in how it stalls the declining number of organic producers, the Famers Guardian reports.  read more



New handbook: Organic in Europe - Prospects and Developments

(04.03.2014) 

This publication provides an overview of developments and future prospects from the perspective of public policy support and market growth. read more



Switzerland: Market grows by 5.3 percent in 2012

(13.04.2013) 

On April 10 the Swiss organic umbrella organisation Bio Suisse presented the latest data on organic agriculture in Switzerland. read more



Cover actvity report

FiBL activity report 2012 now online

(23.03.2013) 

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



Switzerland: Market continues to grow in 2011

(01.07.2012) 

Recently the Swiss organic umbrella organisation Bio Suisse released the latest data on the Swiss organic market .  read more



Successfully exporting organic products to Europe

(24.06.2011) 

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



Development of the Swiss Organic Market 1999-2010. Source: Bio Suisse. Graph: FiBL

Switzerland: Organic market continues to grow in 2010

(31.03.2011) 

On March 30, 2011, the Swiss organic umbrella organisation Bio Suisse (www.biosuisse.ch) released the latest figures on the development of the organic sector in the... read more



New FiBL Activitiy Report

(31.01.2011) 

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



Graph Development Swiss organic market

Switzerland: Market grows by seven percent in 2009

(24.03.2010) 

Recently, the Swiss organic umbrella organisation Bio Suisse presented the 2009 data on organic agriculture. Whereas the market grew in 2009, the number of organic farms... read more



Switzerland: Strong growth of organics in 2008

(26.03.2009) 

On March 24, 2009, the Swiss organic umbrella organisation Bio Suisse presented the latest figures on organic farming in Switzerland (end 2008). According to these... read more



Switzerland: Internet platform for organic farmers now online in German and French

(07.06.2008) 

www.bioaktuell.ch, the recently launched platform with technical information for Swiss organic farmers, is now also available in French.  read more