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New handbook: Organic in Europe - Prospects and Developments

The handbook assesses the latest developments in EU organic food and farming policy, provides an overview of organic action plans in Europe, a detailed overview of organic farming and market development with key statistics about the organic sector in Europe, supported by numerous graphs an tables.

The core of the book consists of 30 country reports from experts with information on the key institutions, the market, policy support and research.

More information about "Organic in Europe" at this website.

News about Organic Farming in Europe


Swiss organic market continues to grow in 2013


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

Helga Willer

Nearly two million organic farmers worldwide


A recent report from Organic-Market info about the latest edition of the FiBL-IFOAM survey on organic agriculture worldwide, which was launched at BIOFACH 2014.  read more


UK should look to Switzerland in battle to save organic production


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

Cover "Chiffres Cles", edition 2013

France: Market for organic products is expected to have reached 4.5 billion euros in 2013


In 2013, the French organic market reached continued to grow. The French organic market has doubled in 5 years (4.17 billion euros in 2012 : +6.6 % compared with 2011;... read more

European Union: Legislative proposal for a new organic food and farming legislation and new organic action plan approved


On 25 March, the European Commission published a legislative proposal for a new organic food and farming legislation to replace the current organic regulation 834/2007... read more

Dynamic data table with key figures on organic agriculture world-wide now online


The dynamic datatable with three key indicators on organic agriculture worldwide is now online for the 2012 data.  read more

Video from the TP Organics workshop: Revising the European Strategic Research Agenda for Organic Food and Farming


At BIOFACH 2014, the European Technology Platform TP Organics started the revision process of its Strategic Research Agenda.  read more

Report about Science Day 2014 at BIOFACH


On February 14, 2014, the BIOFACH Science Day took place for the second time. Science Day was a joint event of TIPI, TP Organics, ISOFAR (International Society of... read more

New handbook: Organic in Europe - Prospects and Developments


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

Dossier "European Innovation Partnership - Opportunities for Innovation in Organic Farming and Agroecology"


The European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability, or EIP-AGRI, is a new policy instrument for more stakeholder and demand-driven... read more

European organic market continued to grow in 2012


In 2012 the European organic market grew by approximately six percent to a value of almost EUR 23 billion. Consumers in the European Union spent close to EUR 21 billion... read more

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