Tag Archives: Organic trade

BioFach Market Report V – Scandinavia: Northern Europe contributing strongly to organic boom

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Organic sector sales in Sweden were up 13% from the equivalent of 793 million EUR to 897 million EUR in 2010. The organic share of the total food market was 3.1% (Ekoweb, Sweden). The industrial catering segment achieved 35% growth, … Continue reading

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BioFach Market Report IV – Organic boom in Italy

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No other country in Europe has more organic companies than Italy. There were 47,663 farmers, processors and traders in 2010. The organic area is currently 1.1 millionha (SINAB-Sistema d’Informazione Nazionale sull’Agricoltura Biologica, Italy). The Italian market for organic food is … Continue reading

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UK Organic Market Trade Briefing

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The Soil Accociation’s Organic Market Trade Briefing will take place at the Rudolf Steiner House in London on 27 September 2011. The third Trade Briefing will reveal the latest on the organic market and consumer trends, six months on from the issue of the Soil Association Organic Market report. … Continue reading

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China is cheaper, but should you do business there?

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Labor? Cheaper. Ingredient costs? Cheaper. Yes, sourcing nutritional ingredients from China can save you lots of money, but other “costs” should be considered—otherwise it could cost you big time down the road. The recent news that China likely will surpass … Continue reading

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USA-Increased the sugar import quota by almost 8%

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The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has again increased the 2011 sugar tariff rate quota to relieve supply pressure – a move the Sweetener Users Association has welcomed, while urging further adjustment. The USDA said it determined that additional supplies … Continue reading

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Where is the natural products retail market headed?

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Bob Burke, founder of Natural Products Consulting. Q: Which factors are helping the natural products industry? A: The fact that the overall economy is coming back from where it was. We’re seeing increased traffic, increased basket size, growth in channels. It’s a … Continue reading

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Health foods market growing nearly 12% a year in Saudi Arabia, UAE

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According to a new report by Frost and Sullivan, the total health food market in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia (KSA) is growing at a rate of 11.8 percent year on year. ——————————————————————————————- The healthy foods industry may … Continue reading

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Organic industry launches $3 million marketing drive in UK

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THE organic industry is launching a high profile three-year campaign highlighting the benefits of organic food and aiming to increase consumer demand cross the UK. Match funded by the EU, the aim of the £2 million ‘Why I Love Organic’ … Continue reading

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ARGENTINA A LEADER IN ORGANIC PRODUCTION

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Argentina is known worldwide for the quality of their food. This country is an important producer and exporter of organic food in the southern hemisphere. Ranks second -behind Australia-in area under organic production, with more than 4 million hectares certified. The … Continue reading

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BIOFACH, NAVEL OF THE ORGANIC WORLD.

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The international meeting of the organic industry BioFach/Vivaness was developed successfully in Nurnberg, Germany from 16 to 19 of February. A combination of innovation, creativity and professionalism caught  44,000 visitors from 86 countries from all over the world. The organizers … Continue reading

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