The organic food and farming sector had another record-breaking year, with global sales topping USD 80 billion and organically farmed land reaching 50.9 million acres.
The organic market in Europe continues to maintain double digit growth according to data from Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and the Agricultural Market Information Company (AMI) that was released at last week’s Biofach exhibition.
A long-term study by the Swiss Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) in Kenya has shown clearly that organic agriculture not only generates comparable yields, but produces more income for farmers than conventional methods. The 10-year study in Thika and Chuka was conducted with local partners since 2007. It contradicts the widely heard claim that organic needs more space to achieve similar […]
The market for organic food and drink in the European Union grew overall by 6% in 2012 (to €20.9 billion) according to data presented at last week’s Biofach Congress. Figures show that North American markets saw markedly stronger growth, with organic sales in the US rising 11% to $32 billion and Canada reporting a hike […]