Organic


Award for Sri Lanka’s biggest retailer & exporter of organic food
Sri Lanka’s biggest retailer and exporter of fresh, certified organic food, Saaraketha Holdings was recently awarded “gold” under the “Other Agricultural Products” sub-sector of the NCE Awards 2016. The awards ceremony was held on 30th September and organized by the National Chamber of Exporters of Sri.....

Poland: Organic market has great potential to grow
"The organic food market has growth prospects. It is a chance for smaller producers to find a niche and survive. I do not expect it to become a mass market, but it will still have a significant impact," stated Stefan Grzyb, of PKO Bank Polski, to the service www.portalspozywczy.pl."The potential for the.....


Ingeborg van Geldermalsen, Murgiverde:
“400 of 1,500 hectares now organic”
Ingeborg van Geldermalsen worked as a teacher of Latin American languages and literature at the University of Utrecht, when she went on holiday to the Spanish horticultural area of Almería one winter. That drastically changed her life, for she was immediately enchanted and did not leave. After working in.....

AU: ''False organic claims are rife''
Policy and campaigns manager of Choice,Sarah Agar, says that companies in Australia are “greenwashing” their food by claiming their products are organic when they are not certified. A survey by Australian Organic in 2014 found that two thirds of consumers think a label guarantees a product is organic“When.....


Mexico: Organic banana grower to double production
Coliman Organics is currently the largest producer of organic bananas in Mexico, focused on production, development and marketing in the state of Colima. Coliman Organics are in addition to being organically certified, also FairTrade certified and were recently certified by Rainforest Alliance.Coliman’s.....


Kai Gorissen: “One contact for German customers for all organic products”
Best Fresh Group launches German organic department: BioFrucht Niederrhein
In addition to Dutch trading company BioWorld and Spanish production company BioMontaña, Best Fresh Group also launched a German organic company in September: BioFrucht Niederrhein. Kai Gorissen represents the company in the German city of Cleves, in order to supply German retailers and wholesalers of.....


Switzerland:
Migros promises: "all our bananas will be sustainable"
At the end of 2017 all bananas in the Migros will be sustainably cultivated. Therefore Migros has adjusted its standards for the conventional range of bananas. The new “Generation M promise” includes all Migros bananas, regardless of their price.Photo: MigrosBananas, perfectly packed in their peel, healthy.....