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Local produce trumps organic for German consumers

A survey carried out in eight supermarkets across Germany has found that organically-minded consumers prefer locally produced food to organic food that originates from another country. The study, by Corinna Hempel and Ulrich Hamm, looked at German consumers’ attitudes towards organic food and local food and their purchase behaviour with regard to four different products. […]

October 27, 2015 Continue Reading
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Swedish retailers report “amazing” organic sales growth

Sales of organic food products in Sweden grew by an extraordinary 30 per cent in the first half of 2014, according to figures obtained by industry analysts and certification bodies, reports The Local. The figure comes from Ekoweb and is described as “amazing” by independent analyst Cecilia Ryegård. Leading Swedish organic certifier Krav suggests the […]

September 3, 2014 Continue Reading

‘Organic won’t feed the world’ mantra is “nonsense” — Prince Charles

The Prince of Wales has dismissed as “nonsense” the mantra that ‘organic won’t feed the world’. The Prince’s comment came in a speech he made at Elm Farm Organic Research Centre (ORC) last month. In his speech, part of ORC’s 30th birthday celebrations, he insisted “organic is the only truly sustainable form of agriculture and […]

May 27, 2010 Continue Reading

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