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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

 

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 retail sales in Switzerland. Bio Suisse —the umbrella organization representing Swiss...

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

 

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 almost 300 Million Swiss Francs, constituting 11.8 percent of all dairy products...

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Swiss organic market continues to grow in 2015

 

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 Switzerland. Bio Suisse —the umbrella organization representing Swiss organic sector—...

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

 

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

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

 

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. Do you have this data?

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

 

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 statistics are avaible at the Website of the BfS.

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

 

With its new specialized Twitter account @FiBLStatistics, the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL is providing a tool to find latest data and information on organic farming by country, crop and other issues.

The system is currently being...

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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 Switzerland. Bio Suisse —the umbrella organization representing Swiss organic sector—...

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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.

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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.

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Switzerland: Market grows by 5.3 percent in 2012

 

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

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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.

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Switzerland: Market continues to grow in 2011

 

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

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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 this reason, the Swiss Import Promotion Programme (SIPPO) and the Research...

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

Switzerland: Organic market continues to grow in 2010

 

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 country.

Again the number of producers and the organic area decreased slightly. The...

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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 overview of the latest activities in organic research is available online or can be...

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Graph Development Swiss organic market

Switzerland: Market grows by seven percent in 2009

 

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 and the organic agricultural land decreased.

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Switzerland: Strong growth of organics in 2008

 

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 figures, the Swiss organic market grew strongly in 2008 – by 11.2 %. The number of...

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

 

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

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