×
Based on your current location, we selected the North America edition of FreshPlaza.com for you I want to remain in this edition
Please click one of the other regions below to switch to another edition.

world_map North America Latin America Oceania Africa Asia Europe



Announcements

Job offersmore »






Specialsmore »

Top 5 - yesterday

Top 5 - last week

Top 5 - last month

Exchange ratesmore »


15 percent of fruit area in Germany is organic

In Germany organic stone fruit is grown on an area of 7,500 hectares, the NFO reports. This translates into a share of 15 percent of the total fruit tree area. Most of the organic area, over 6,000 ha, consists of apples. In pears, sweet cherries and plums the area is around 300 hectares for each. Sour cherries are grown organically on around 175 hectares. This was concluded by the German AMI based on figures from the German bureau for statistics Destatis. In the Netherlands the area of organic fruit cultivation has been between 400 and 500 hectares for years.

Source: NFO

Publication date: 11/20/2017


 


Receive the daily newsletter in your email for free | Click here


 

Other news in this sector: