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Peru: Piura aims to export 115,000 tonnes of bananas this year
Organic banana producers from the district of Marcavelica, in the province of Sullana, Piura, expect their export volumes to increase this year, despite the recent plague of Red Spot.The goal is to reach 115,000 tonnes; 9,000 more than in 2012.Milton Gonzaga Ramírez, president of the Association of Organic.....
Mexico makes top 10 organic producers
Conference speaker, Ruben Quintero Sanchez, said that, with a wide variety of crops, Mexico is among the top 10 organic producing countries.He stressed the importance of organic farming in his "Technological development of organic agriculture as the foundation of agricultural sustainability" conference.....
Organic aronia planation opened in German Spreewald
In the German Spreewald alongside gherkins and horseradish there will soon be organic aronia bushes growing. Last Thursday a 50 hectare plantation was opened, so reported the 'Berliner Zeitung' on their website. From the 130,000 plants, 80,000 are planted, the rest will continue to be planted until the.....
fourth largest in the world:
New study details dramatic growth of Canada's organic market
From farmers' markets to mainstream retail, Canada's organic market has grown to become the fourth largest in the world, valued at over $3.5 billion per year. The Canadian organic food and beverage market alone is worth $3 billion per year, and has grown dramatically since 2009, when the Canadian government.....
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Italy: 37% increase in foreign markets for Almaverde Bio
"June, July, August and September 2013 were amazing, with increases in value between 8 and 23%. October was still strong, as we have recorded +8%. If things continue like this, this year we expect a 10% increase with respect to 2012."This data emerged in a meeting with Ernesto Fornari, manager of.....
The Dominican Republic will strengthen its organic production control system
The Technical Secretariat of the Inter-American Commission for Organic Agriculture (ICOA), managed by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), will make a proposal to strengthen the National Control System (CNS) of the Dominican Republic's organic production, based on the results.....
City trend for vegetable gardens
It is beginning to become a trend: more and more farmers are renting out fertile land to hobby gardeners from the city. In the German town of Kamp Lintfort, families, couples or single people will soon be able to grow their own vegetables, reports rp-online.de.The organic vegetable fields where thiswill.....
Fairtrasa opens new office in Hamburg, Germany
Fairtrasa is an award-winning social enterprise that lifts small-scale farmers out of poverty through its innovative development model and global sales network. Grower-cooperatives in Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Peru offer their premium organic and fairtrade produce directly to European markets through.....
Giumarra adds organic winter squash to its Fair Trade lineup
Giumarra announces the expansion of its line of Fair Trade Certified fresh produce with the addition of USDA Certified Organic and conventional acorn, butternut, and spaghetti squash. The squash are grown in Mexico and will be available from November through March to meet consumer demand for the winter.....
The market for organic products in France could reach 4,500 million in 2013
The market for organic products in France could reach 4,500 million Euro in 2013 thus confirming the sector’s growing trend, according to estimates by Agence Bio, the French agency for the development and promotion of organic farming.Throughout this year, the organic food sector will continue to perform well.....
Government should create stable conditions
Kai Kreuzer: "Smaller price difference between organic and standard needed for further growth"
On Wednesday 23 October a press conference was held in Amsterdamfor BioFach/Vivaness 2014.One of the speakers was Kai Kreuzer, journalist and expert on the international organic market. He gave his vision on how the organic industry's current growth ratescould be maintained in the future. "This requires the.....
Spain: 16% of Canarian agricultural acreage is now organic
Organic agriculture continues to makeprogress in the Canary Islands, while at the same time raising interest amongst producers, processors, traders and consumers. In the Canary Islands, more than 1,000 operators are devoted to organics, which corresponds to 16% of the Islands' agricultural acreage.According.....
European organic importer makes inroads in US
Seven years after opening an office in the United States, OTC USA has grown into one of the leading importers of organic fruit on the East Coast. This year they plan to further increase their presence by importing South African blueberries for the first time. OTC, which has two offices in.....
Ministry report shows: organic farming on the rise in UAE
The report stated that most of the country’s organic farms grow date palms, tomatoes, green beans and other vegetables and fruits.As demand grows for fresh locally grown chemical-free produce, a report issued by the Ministry of Environment and Water reveals that there are over 40 organic farms in the UAE.,.....