Monthly Archives: September 2011

USA – Fair Trade Certified Sales Up 63 Percent

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10,000 Fair Trade Certified Products Now on U.S. Store Shelves; New Ingredients Policy for Product Transparency & Greater Impact for Farmers and Workers OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Fair Trade USA, the leading U.S. certifier of Fair Trade products, today released … Continue reading

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Organic sales in Brazil up by 40 %

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Sales of organic products in Brazil reached 350 million Brazilian real in 2010 (159m euros), which is 40% growth. This is reported by the Brazilian control body IBD. They refer to information published by the Brazil Organics Project, a non-governmental … Continue reading

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USA: Natural Products Expo East conference and events

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Natural Products Expo East’s events and education schedule will include some of the most vocal and influential visionaries in creating a healthier and more sustainable future, PR Newswire reports. The largest East Coast trade event, showcasing the latest launches in natural, organic and … Continue reading

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EEC – The economic implications of the GMO court decision to the european beekeepers

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The GMO Safety organisation from Germany says the fact pollen is now classified as a food ingredient could have ‘far-reaching’ consequences for beekeepers and the food industry, In future, pollen must be included in the list of ingredients, meaning every … Continue reading

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EEC – The European Region is vulnerable to food safety threats

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Speaking in Berlin recently on ‘Food Safety in Europe: Status Quo and Future Prospects’, at the Asia-Pacific Weeks business and science programme, Geslain-Lanéelle said: “Europe is the biggest global trader in food products and the openness of the European market … Continue reading

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APIMONDIA – First Day

Visit Us at the Apimondia Fair in Argentina – Booth C136 Wayra – Greemt Contact: Mr. Gonzalo Avila – gavila@greemt.com – Mov. Number: 0054 9 351 3817826 Between the 21st and the 25th of September 2011, major players in the … Continue reading

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Venezuela – An important delegation will attend to Apimondia 2011

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Noria Rafael Zamora, President of the Bolivarian Federation of Beekeepers Venezuela FEBOAPIVE Jesus Samuel Elliott, Executive Secretary of FEBOAPIVE, published this note, hours before embarking to attend this event in the City of Buenos Aires from 21 to 25 September … Continue reading

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EEC – The decision of the EU on the produce GMOs in honey will produce the destruction of the bees of the World

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Article written  by Arturo Hatrick of Apitrack Due to the request of a german beekeeper, who found himself affected due to the fact that the pollen on his beehives contained OGM which came from a near cornfield planted with a … Continue reading

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UK: Organic food producers predict sales boom

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Organic food producers are predicting a change of fortunes after three years of tumbling sales. The Soil Association, the UK’s leading organic organisation that has just kicked off a month-long promotion, is hoping that it will boost organic sales by … Continue reading

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US (MN): Organic farming can be more profitable in the long-term than conventional agriculture

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Organic farming is more profitable and economically secure than conventional farming even over the long-term, according to a new study in Agronomy Journal. Using experimental farm plots, researchers with the University of Minnesota found that organic beat conventional even if … Continue reading

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