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Record growth of organic food consumption in India
According to “India Organic Food Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019″, the organic food market revenues in India are expected to grow at a CAGR [combined annual growth rate] of around 25% during 2014-19.Reasons attributed to the rapid growth of the Indian organic food market include a rising.....
Poland: 20% of organic products fail to meet legal requirements
An audit carried out by Poland's Trade Inspection revealed that 22% of organic products do not meet certain requirements. Entrepreneurs found to have marketed such products will have to pay fines of up to 10% of their total revenue. The value of this market in Poland is estimated at more than 700 million.....
Organic farming takes root in Nepal
Prem Bahadur Lama discovered the benefits of eating organically grown fruits and vegetables 12 years ago, when he was dealing with arthritis and other ailments. That discovery put him on the organic farming track."I heard a news bulletin on the BBC about the benefits of organic fruits and vegetables. So I.....
45% of Americans try to include organic foods in their diet, 15% try to avoid them
Nearly half of all Americans have embraced organic foods, according to a new national poll that shows that also found a small minority who actively reject this more natural option of eating.As part of its annual Consumption Habits survey, Gallup for the first time asked respondents about their feelings on.....
Canada: Federal government invests in organic industry
Representatives from Dalhousie Agricultural Campus officials have said that overall $10.7 million is being invested in the organic industry Canada-wide and hundreds of thousands of dollars of the $8 million will go toward the Dal AC centre.Andy Hammermeister, professor and director of the centre at Dal AC,.....
Is Alberta the next organic hotspot?
A few years ago, Howard Leffers and his brother decided to change the purpose of his farm to grow all organic produce. It’s a trend that’s becoming much more noticeable in Alberta as demand for certified organics grows. Though a little more labour intensive that conventional farming, many in Alberta’s.....
US: For many small farmers, being certified 'Organic' isn't worth the trouble
Data from this year’s census shows there are 18,513 certified organic farms and businesses in the United States, a 245 percent increase since 2002. But New Jersey is among 17 states that have seen a decline in organic certifications since 2008. LaMonica’s CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is one of 40.....
Enmark to carry organic products in convenience stores
Enmark Stations announced this week that 25 stores will now carry UNFI natural and organic products in an effort to offer customers healthy snacking options. UNFI is a leading independent distributor of natural, organic and speciality foods and related products including nutritional supplements, personal.....
When to grow GMOs: How two farms made vastly different choices
The vegetables that grow at Early Morning Farm in Genoa look the same as the vegetables that grow 85 miles away in fields at Long Acre Agriculture. But how they are grown and the kinds of seeds the farmers use are worlds apart. Early Morning Farm uses only organic seeds and grows certified organic crops......
Organics Unlimited celebrates ninth annual GROW month
Every September Organics Unlimited celebrates GROW Month, a time when more emphasis on the GROW program is placed on consumer awareness. Having raised over $1 million in support for scholarships, educational programs, and health clinics in the banana growing regions of Ecuador and Mexico, GROW Month has.....
Organic farming is decreasing in Costa Rica
Costa Rica’s organic farming area has decreased by 33% in just a few years (from 2010 to 2013). This fall follows the international economic crisis. The area that was used for organic farming went from 11,115 hectares to 7,448 hectare.This trend is due to lower international demand for organic products. This.....
AU: Organic pays dividends for Riverina citrus grower
Finding an organic orange farm in Australia's largest citrus growing region is pretty rare.But criss-cross between rice farms, vineyards, and paddocks of wheat and you'll come across Martin O'Donnell's property.For the last 16 years, he's been developing an organic orchard at Willbriggie on the outskirts of.....
US: Washington's organic ag production continues to grow
Production and sales of organic agricultural items have continued to grow nationally for the past decade, and Washington state is no exception.With a farmgate value of $291 million, Washington's organic production ranks second in the United States only to California, according to a news release.More than 50.....
Organic food market returns to growth in Ireland
Recent consumer research by Irish food body Bord Bia highlights a return to growth in the retail value of organic food in Ireland for the first time since 2010.The Bord Bia study, funded by the Department Agriculture, Food and the Marine and carried out by Ipsos MRBI, values annual retail sales of organic.....