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European organic market: latest data at BIOFACH 2017

(14.12.2016) 

The session on the European organic market will take place place from 5 to 5.45 on February 15, 2017, in Room Copenhagen (NCC East) at BIOFACH, NürnbergMesse, Nürnberg,... read more



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The World of Organic Agriculture at BIOFACH 2017

(14.12.2016) 

The session on global organic farming and market trends will take place place from 4 pm to 4.45 pm, on February 15, 2017 at BIOFACH, NürnbergMesse, Nürnberg, Germany.  read more



New platform for farmers to find organic solutions and exchange knowledge launched

(06.10.2016) 

A new platform - OK-Net Arable - aimed at filling the gap in the exchange of information between farmers across Europe was launched. The platform was developed by the... read more



Q&A: Do you have information on organic agriculture in Spain

(06.09.2016) 

For a study I am looking for recent information about organic agriculture in Spain. Can you help me with information on that?  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



IFOAM EU publishes new guide on Organic Action Plans

(02.06.2016) 

Over the last decade, the development of Organic Action Plans has gained momentum as a mechanism for achieving a more integrated and balanced approach to organic... read more



U.S. organic sales post new record of $43.3 billion in 2015 - Largest dollar gain ever for the booming organic sector even with supply challenges, says OTA survey

(20.05.2016) 

The booming U.S. organic industry posted new records in 2015, with total organic product sales hitting a new benchmark of $43.3 billion, up a robust 11 percent from the... read more



Q&A: Do you have data on organic protein crops in the European Union?

(20.05.2016) 

Do you know if there is data available on the areas of different grain legumes grown organically in Europe? I can find a total for protein crops but it would be more... read more



Q&A: Do you have organic milk data for the European Union?

(20.05.2016) 

We are preparing a presentation on EU milk markets that would include any available data on organic milk, e.g. prices, sales, quantities, number of operators etc. We... read more



Norway: A new start for NORSØK

(09.05.2016) 

2016 marks the 30th anniversary of the Norwegian Centre for Organic Agriculture (NORSØK), which now again is an active national centre of expertise in Norway.  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: Do you have data on organic agriculture in Russia?

(25.04.2016) 

I am a student from Russia. Currently I am doing a research, concerning organic agriculture development in Russia. I wonder is there any updated data from FiBl... read more



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New publication "Organic in Europe: Prospects and Developments 2016"

(19.04.2016) 

Demand for organic food in Europe saw another record year of growth in 2014; however, organic production is not moving at the same speed and more effort at policy level... read more



Q&A: What is the correct number for organic arable land in the UK?

(19.04.2016) 

I looked at the infographic (see below) about organic production in the UK with interest but was shocked at the figure for arable crops. Defra published the figure at... 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: Where can I find organic import data for Germany?

(01.04.2016) 

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Austria: Lateest on organic farming in 2015 released

(29.03.2016) 

Preliminary numbers suggest that the number of farms in 2015 is approximately the same as in the previous year, according to the Austrian Ministry for Agriculture... read more



Q&A: Do you have recent data on organic per-capita consumption?

(29.03.2016) 

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Q&A: Where can I find data on organic retail sales volumes for Austria?

(29.03.2016) 

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New section on Organic-World.net: Questions & Answers (Q&A)

(29.03.2016) 

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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



Infographic key indicators

Slide presentations on organic agriculture worldwide and in Europe

(14.03.2016) 

FiBL has prepared three presentations summarizing the key results of the FiBL-IFOAM survey on organic agriculture worldwide 2016 (data 2014). Apart from the global... read more



UK: Organic Market Report 2016

(23.02.2016) 

The 2016 Organic Market Report was launched on 23 February showing that the UK organic market experienced a sustained growth of 4.9% in 2015. This is the third year of... read more



Clear differences between organic and non-organic milk and meat

(16.02.2016) 

A team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, has shown that both organic milk and meat contain around 50% more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally... read more



European organic market continued to grow in 2014

(11.02.2016) 

In 2014, the European organic market grew by approximately 7.6 percent to a value of more than 26 billion euros. read more



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The World of Organic Agriculture at BIOFACH 2016

(10.02.2016) 

The session on global organic farming and market trends will take place place from 4.30 pm to 5.45 pm, on February 10, 2016, in Room Istanbul (NCC East) at BIOFACH,... read more



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Presentations of the session "The World of Organic Agriculture" at BIOFACH 2016

(10.02.2016) 

The session on global organic farming and market trends took place place on February 10, 2016, in at BIOFACH, NürnbergMesse, Nürnberg, Germany.  read more



Growth continues: 43.7 million hectares of organic agricultural land worldwide

(10.02.2016) 

The latest global data on organic farming will be presented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International at the BIOFACH... read more



European organic market: latest data at BIOFACH 2016

(09.02.2016) 

The session on the European organic market will take place place from 11 am to 11.45 am on February 10, 2016, in Room Shanghai (NCC East) at BIOFACH, NürnbergMesse,... read more



Presentations of the session on the European organic market at BIOFACH online

(09.02.2016) 

The session on the European organic market took place from 11 am to 11.45 am on February 10, 2016, in Room Shanghai (NCC East) at BIOFACH, NürnbergMesse, Nürnberg,... read more



February 12, 2016: Science Day at BIOFACH

(11.01.2016) 

On February 12, 2016, the fourth Science Day will take place at BIOFACH, the World Organic Trade Fair, in Nuremberg, Germany. It is a joint event of TIPI, the Technology... read more