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Azienda Agricola Vasari

Producing a fine wine is an art, like all true art, it requires Experience, Ability and Passion. For hundreds of years, the Vasari family has cultivated vines on the hills dominating the valley of the river Mela in Santa Lucia del Mela and Merì, in front of Aeolian Islands. The Vasari name represents over 400 years of Italian and, more specifically, Sicilian art, culture and history....

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Fairly Traded Organics

Our company's sugar operations located in Paraguay, South America have been producing organic certified raw sugar cane in Paraguay South America since 1994. Our mill is the oldest continuously operating organic sugar mill in the world andl is also one of only 3 in the world to produce sugar that is both organic and Fair Trade certified.

All of our organic raw cane sugars, molasses, alcohols...

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Gusto Organic Ltd

The original Gusto Kola was developed in 1990 as a healthy, 100% natural alternative to carbonated drinks containing artificial flavouring, caffeine and refined sugar. Now Gusto has added two newly formulated fruit packed flavours to the family.

Gusto is available from all good health shops, fine food outlets, Whole Foods Market stores throughout the UK, Planet Organic and Ocado. Gusto is now...

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Supplier/Importer of 100% Pure Ethically produced Moringa Leaf Powder from Africa.

Available in the United States, Pesticide Free, A Natural Preservative.

Looing for Distribution channels: Retailers, Natural Beverage brands, Natural Food brands, Natural Cosmetic brands, Distributors. Please contact us through Connature Contact form. Thank you.

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We are a group of 5 companies in Friuli and we produce excellent organic wine, certified "Istituto Mediterraneo".

We produce: Pinot grigio, Cabernet. Refosco, Tricanus, Merlot, Friulano, Refosco, Verduzzo, Pignolo and much more.

If you want to get in touch with us please send us a Contact Request.

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Events & Fairs
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Nordic Organic Food Fair opens visitor registration for 2015

Sunday 1 November marks the return of Nordic Organic Food Fair to Malmö, Sweden...

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VeganFest 2015 in Italy

Thanks to the cooperation between BolognaFiere and Sana, the 5th edition of the VeganFest has been announced, taking place in Bologna from 12 to 15 September 2015

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USA: Call for inputs for the Organic Seed Growers Conference

Organic Seed Alliance invites to help shape the 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference by providing proposals for content...

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First International GOTS conference highly successful

The flagship event by GOTS in Mumbai: the theme of the conference was Strong Partnerships for Success...India is the country with the highest number of GOTS certified facilities worldwide

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Natural Products Scandinavia/Nordic Organic Food Fair 2015 is coming soon

Connature is enthusiastic to present its new partner, Natural Products Scandinavia, the only dedicated Nordic trade show for natural living

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Spain: Organic Hub at Fruit Attraction 2015

The 7th edition of Fruit Attraction, the international fair for fruit and vegetables, will be held on 28 - 30 October 2015

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BioFach China grows further

BioFach China takes place at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC) for the first time from 28 to 30 May.

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Bhutan: Conference on organic and ecological agriculture a full success

From 5 - 8 March 2014, participants from 30 countries gathered in Bhutan at the IFOAM Conference on Organic and Ecological Agriculture in Mountain Ecosystems. The country created the vision of Gross National Happiness and made a visionary commitment to going 100% organic.

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25 - 29 october - Turin - Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre

For the first time, Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre merge to create a single event that will be held on 25 to 29 October 2012 in Turin, Italy

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Barcelona, Spain, from 25 to 26 October 2012.: Global Eco Forum 2012

The Euro-Mediterranean forum on sustainability, the Global Eco Forum, will take place in Barcelona, Spain, from 25 to 26 October 2012.

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Nordic Organic Food Fair opens visitor registration for 2015

Sunday 1 November marks the return of Nordic Organic Food Fair to Malmö, Sweden...

17/06/2015 separator

VeganFest 2015 in Italy

Thanks to the cooperation between BolognaFiere and Sana, the 5th edition of the VeganFest has been announced, taking place in Bologna from 12 to 15 September 2015

15/06/2015 separator

USA: Call for inputs for the Organic Seed Growers Conference

Organic Seed Alliance invites to help shape the 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference by providing proposals for content...

08/06/2015 separator

First International GOTS conference highly successful

The flagship event by GOTS in Mumbai: the theme of the conference was Strong Partnerships for Success...India is the country with the highest number of GOTS certified facilities worldwide

28/05/2015 separator

Natural Products Scandinavia/Nordic Organic Food Fair 2015 is coming soon

Connature is enthusiastic to present its new partner, Natural Products Scandinavia, the only dedicated Nordic trade show for natural living

21/05/2015 separator

Spain: Organic Hub at Fruit Attraction 2015

The 7th edition of Fruit Attraction, the international fair for fruit and vegetables, will be held on 28 - 30 October 2015

02/04/2015 separator

BioFach China grows further

BioFach China takes place at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC) for the first time from 28 to 30 May.

07/04/2014 separator

Bhutan: Conference on organic and ecological agriculture a full success

From 5 - 8 March 2014, participants from 30 countries gathered in Bhutan at the IFOAM Conference on Organic and Ecological Agriculture in Mountain Ecosystems. The country created the vision of Gross National Happiness and made a visionary commitment to going 100% organic.

09/07/2012 separator

25 - 29 october - Turin - Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre

For the first time, Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre merge to create a single event that will be held on 25 to 29 October 2012 in Turin, Italy

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Barcelona, Spain, from 25 to 26 October 2012.: Global Eco Forum 2012

The Euro-Mediterranean forum on sustainability, the Global Eco Forum, will take place in Barcelona, Spain, from 25 to 26 October 2012.

Press
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Organic Food Distribution Channels in Prague

The Good Food Clinic now published an article with photos to connect with the best organic addresses in the Czech Capital

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La Vie Claire: organic chain with 240 stores on an expansion path

After the organic association Biocoop, that has over 350 specialist wholefood stores, in terms of numbers La Vie Claire is in second place with 240 stores

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Latest Council compromise: Risk of less harmonised rules for organic in EU

National agriculture ministers are set to adopt the Council opinion on the proposal for a new EU Organic Regulation based on a new presidency text ...

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The Organic Effect

What happens when a family that usually doesn’t eat organic changes their diet to organic? measureable effect on the level of pesticides in the body...

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UK: Organic. Naturally Different on social media

Social media has played a big part in spreading the key messages on organic in the Organic. Naturally Different campaign

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Organic food combines sustainability and quality

 Experts from the Swiss Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) have explored different aspects of the quality and sustainability of organic and conventional food in a new dossier...

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GOTS facilities increase 18 percent in 2014

The number of facilities certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) grew by more than 18% last year, from 3,085 facilities in 2013 to 3,663 facilities in 2014

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Natural Beauty Yearbook launches new beauty retailing awards

Diversified Communications UK, publishers of the Natural Beauty Yearbook, has announced the launch of its new Natural Beauty Retail Awards

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Sri Lanka: Good Market – Organic, Sustainable and Local

Sri Lanka,  the Good Market project in Colombo shows that there is growing demand for organic food, natural cosmetics and sustainably manufactured products

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Denmark: Organic sales increase by 6%

The desire for foods that promote animal welfare and are free of pesticides is clearly reflected in the increased sales of organics in Denmark

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Organic supermarkets in Belgium: Biocap has three stores

The specialist wholefood trade in Belgium lags behind countries like Germany and France...

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Organics increasing in Switzerland

The number of companies that are certified with the Bud label in Switzerland is still increasing...

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USDA announces record number of organic producers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that the organic industry continues to show remarkable growth, with 19,474 certified organic operations in the USA

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IFOAM - Organics International Advocating for a Fair EU Organic Import

The Organic and Fair Trade movements united in advocating for a fair EU organic import system based on the equivalence approach.

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Climate Change Is Turning the California Dream Into a Nightmare

A report finds that the state that supplies the world with food, technology, and entertainment faces economic calamity as temperatures soar.

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Glyphosate: poisoning the globe continues

Glyphosate is the most commonly used active ingredient in non-selective herbicides worldwide and in recent years a large number of studies and investigations have been published that prove how dangerous it is

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New Study: Preventing GMO Contamination - An Overview Of National Coexistence Measures in the EU

A new report from IFOAM EU provides an overview of existing national “coexistence” measures aimed at preventing contamination by GMOs and shows that banning...

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Interview to Maroc Etre producer of the premium quality certified vegetable oils

Today we want to know more about Maroc Etre, the high quality vegetable oils company that produces its oils in Marocco
 

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Organic Food Deliveries in Rio by Clube Orgânico

Two young Brazilians founded a food club that connects consumers and organic producers through weekly delivery of organic food baskets, reports the Rio Times online.

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How to become an organic producer in the EU?

The most important starting point is to adhere to the principles of organic farming. Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 889/2008 lay down the basic rules that organic farmers have to apply.

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Sweden: Sales of organics still booming

Organics are still booming in Sweden: in 2014, they grew by 38% from SEK11.2billion (about €1.2billion) to SEK15.5billion (about €1.7billion)

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USA: More families than ever choosing organic

According to a new survey by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) of families across the USA, today's parents know more about organic, and empowered with that knowledge, they are deciding to purchase organic than ever before. OTA's U.S.

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New report by the Fairtrade Foundation - Sugar Crash

The Fairtrade Foundation has just published their report Sugar Crash - How EU Reform is endangering the livelihoods of small farmers.

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Germany: natural and organic cosmetics exceeding the billion mark

Last year, natural cosmetics for the first time generated (€1.009bn)

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With 710 million euros, the German Dennree Group is number one

In the financial year 2014 – 40 years after it was founded in 1974 – the Dennree Group recorded consolidated net turnover of 710 million euros, which equated to an increase of 14 % compared with the year before

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Organic growth continues on the global level

The latest global data on organic farming has been presented by IFOAM..

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German organic market grows to 7.91billion euros

“The growth in demand in all sales locations demonstrates that the potential of the organic market is far from having been fully exploited,

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Netherlands: organic exports increase by 11 %

Organic exports from the Netherlands increased by 11% up from 826 million euros in 2013 to 938 million euros in 2014

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Italy: Organic sector worth €3.6bn

The Italian association for organic and biodynamic farmers, FederBio, anticipates that domestic consumption of organics in Italy increased to €2.6m in 2014, a growth of 8% on 2013.

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Ecogeco, the 100% Made in Italy producer of high quality certified Denim Jeans

Interview to Claudia Lubrano, co-funder of Ecogeco, the fantastic Italian Brand producer of sustainable and certified Denim Jeans.

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USA: Highest organic cotton acreage in almost 20 years

Organic cotton growers in the USA are estimated to have planted the most acreage to organic cotton in 2014 since 1995

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Cambodian organic rice exports developing well

The Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture (CEDAC) exported 540 tons of fragrant organic rice in 2014, a plus of  20% compared to 2013, the Phnom Penh Post reports.

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USA: Non-browning apples approved

Da The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has announced its decision to deregulate two apple varieties genetically engineered to resist browning.

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The Netherlands –Biofach Country of the Year – developing splendidly

The Dutch organic market has more or less doubled since 2008, and in 2013 it passed the billion euro mark. The organic organisation Bionext estimates the value of turnover to be 1.07 billion euros

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Canada: Plans to grow the organic sector in British Colombia

The Ministry of Agriculture is consulting with the organic sector about developing a three pillar approach to strengthen the awareness and reputation of British Colombia's (B.C.'s) organic foods

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Organic price war in the UK?

Consumers could save 25% on their baskets of British organic products by shopping at Aldi, the German discounter claimed when it announced it would sell organic produce.

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Mandatory certification for organic textile products in India

Ministry of Commerce, Government of India...any product exported as an "organic product" will be required to be certified to the National Program for Organic Production (NPOP) by the 18 December 2014 implementation deadline

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India: organic sector makes better use of its potential

The Indian subcontinent, with its vast population, has not only a huge number of small farmers and over four million hectares of organically managed land but also an increasing number of well organized and professionally run organic companies.

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Prosper and Grow with Organic!

An increasingly confident UK organic market could be seen in 2014: it achieved 1.4% growth and was placed firmly ahead of general food and drink which sagged by 3-4%, the Organic Trade Board reports.

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USDA survey of organic agriculture

To learn more about the trends of organic agriculture in the USA, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is conducting the 2014 Organic Survey.

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UK: Fairtrade sales hold steady

Despite deflation in the grocery sector, early estimates from the Fairtrade Foundation based on the first three-quarters of the year suggest that Fairtrade sales have held steady in 2014

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UK: Fairtrade Fortnight 2015

Fairtrade Fortnight 2015 will take place from 23 February to 8 March and will celebrate the power of everyday choices by telling the producer’s story to show the difference Fairtrade makes.

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Tips on how to use Connature

Connature is a Contact and Trade online and global platform for the organic market.

24/06/2015 separator

Organic Food Distribution Channels in Prague

The Good Food Clinic now published an article with photos to connect with the best organic addresses in the Czech Capital

24/06/2015 separator

La Vie Claire: organic chain with 240 stores on an expansion path

After the organic association Biocoop, that has over 350 specialist wholefood stores, in terms of numbers La Vie Claire is in second place with 240 stores

12/06/2015 separator

Latest Council compromise: Risk of less harmonised rules for organic in EU

National agriculture ministers are set to adopt the Council opinion on the proposal for a new EU Organic Regulation based on a new presidency text ...

09/06/2015 separator

The Organic Effect

What happens when a family that usually doesn’t eat organic changes their diet to organic? measureable effect on the level of pesticides in the body...

01/06/2015 separator

UK: Organic. Naturally Different on social media

Social media has played a big part in spreading the key messages on organic in the Organic. Naturally Different campaign

27/05/2015 separator

Organic food combines sustainability and quality

 Experts from the Swiss Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) have explored different aspects of the quality and sustainability of organic and conventional food in a new dossier...

21/05/2015 separator

GOTS facilities increase 18 percent in 2014

The number of facilities certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) grew by more than 18% last year, from 3,085 facilities in 2013 to 3,663 facilities in 2014

19/05/2015 separator

Natural Beauty Yearbook launches new beauty retailing awards

Diversified Communications UK, publishers of the Natural Beauty Yearbook, has announced the launch of its new Natural Beauty Retail Awards

18/05/2015 separator

Sri Lanka: Good Market – Organic, Sustainable and Local

Sri Lanka,  the Good Market project in Colombo shows that there is growing demand for organic food, natural cosmetics and sustainably manufactured products

11/05/2015 separator

Denmark: Organic sales increase by 6%

The desire for foods that promote animal welfare and are free of pesticides is clearly reflected in the increased sales of organics in Denmark

07/05/2015 separator

Organic supermarkets in Belgium: Biocap has three stores

The specialist wholefood trade in Belgium lags behind countries like Germany and France...

07/05/2015 separator

Organics increasing in Switzerland

The number of companies that are certified with the Bud label in Switzerland is still increasing...

04/05/2015 separator

USDA announces record number of organic producers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced that the organic industry continues to show remarkable growth, with 19,474 certified organic operations in the USA

27/04/2015 separator

IFOAM - Organics International Advocating for a Fair EU Organic Import

The Organic and Fair Trade movements united in advocating for a fair EU organic import system based on the equivalence approach.

27/04/2015 separator

Climate Change Is Turning the California Dream Into a Nightmare

A report finds that the state that supplies the world with food, technology, and entertainment faces economic calamity as temperatures soar.

24/04/2015 separator

Glyphosate: poisoning the globe continues

Glyphosate is the most commonly used active ingredient in non-selective herbicides worldwide and in recent years a large number of studies and investigations have been published that prove how dangerous it is

20/04/2015 separator

New Study: Preventing GMO Contamination - An Overview Of National Coexistence Measures in the EU

A new report from IFOAM EU provides an overview of existing national “coexistence” measures aimed at preventing contamination by GMOs and shows that banning...

16/04/2015 separator

Interview to Maroc Etre producer of the premium quality certified vegetable oils

Today we want to know more about Maroc Etre, the high quality vegetable oils company that produces its oils in Marocco
 

07/04/2015 separator

Organic Food Deliveries in Rio by Clube Orgânico

Two young Brazilians founded a food club that connects consumers and organic producers through weekly delivery of organic food baskets, reports the Rio Times online.

30/03/2015 separator

How to become an organic producer in the EU?

The most important starting point is to adhere to the principles of organic farming. Council Regulation (EC) No 834/2007 and Commission Regulation (EC) No 889/2008 lay down the basic rules that organic farmers have to apply.

26/03/2015 separator

Sweden: Sales of organics still booming

Organics are still booming in Sweden: in 2014, they grew by 38% from SEK11.2billion (about €1.2billion) to SEK15.5billion (about €1.7billion)

19/03/2015 separator

USA: More families than ever choosing organic

According to a new survey by the Organic Trade Association (OTA) of families across the USA, today's parents know more about organic, and empowered with that knowledge, they are deciding to purchase organic than ever before. OTA's U.S.

16/03/2015 separator

New report by the Fairtrade Foundation - Sugar Crash

The Fairtrade Foundation has just published their report Sugar Crash - How EU Reform is endangering the livelihoods of small farmers.

10/03/2015 separator

Germany: natural and organic cosmetics exceeding the billion mark

Last year, natural cosmetics for the first time generated (€1.009bn)

06/03/2015 separator

With 710 million euros, the German Dennree Group is number one

In the financial year 2014 – 40 years after it was founded in 1974 – the Dennree Group recorded consolidated net turnover of 710 million euros, which equated to an increase of 14 % compared with the year before

03/03/2015 separator

Organic growth continues on the global level

The latest global data on organic farming has been presented by IFOAM..

27/02/2015 separator

German organic market grows to 7.91billion euros

“The growth in demand in all sales locations demonstrates that the potential of the organic market is far from having been fully exploited,

25/02/2015 separator

Netherlands: organic exports increase by 11 %

Organic exports from the Netherlands increased by 11% up from 826 million euros in 2013 to 938 million euros in 2014

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Italy: Organic sector worth €3.6bn

The Italian association for organic and biodynamic farmers, FederBio, anticipates that domestic consumption of organics in Italy increased to €2.6m in 2014, a growth of 8% on 2013.

25/02/2015 separator

Ecogeco, the 100% Made in Italy producer of high quality certified Denim Jeans

Interview to Claudia Lubrano, co-funder of Ecogeco, the fantastic Italian Brand producer of sustainable and certified Denim Jeans.

23/02/2015 separator

USA: Highest organic cotton acreage in almost 20 years

Organic cotton growers in the USA are estimated to have planted the most acreage to organic cotton in 2014 since 1995

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Cambodian organic rice exports developing well

The Cambodian Center for Study and Development in Agriculture (CEDAC) exported 540 tons of fragrant organic rice in 2014, a plus of  20% compared to 2013, the Phnom Penh Post reports.

19/02/2015 separator

USA: Non-browning apples approved

Da The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has announced its decision to deregulate two apple varieties genetically engineered to resist browning.

16/02/2015 separator

The Netherlands –Biofach Country of the Year – developing splendidly

The Dutch organic market has more or less doubled since 2008, and in 2013 it passed the billion euro mark. The organic organisation Bionext estimates the value of turnover to be 1.07 billion euros

13/02/2015 separator

Canada: Plans to grow the organic sector in British Colombia

The Ministry of Agriculture is consulting with the organic sector about developing a three pillar approach to strengthen the awareness and reputation of British Colombia's (B.C.'s) organic foods

28/01/2015 separator

Organic price war in the UK?

Consumers could save 25% on their baskets of British organic products by shopping at Aldi, the German discounter claimed when it announced it would sell organic produce.

27/01/2015 separator

Mandatory certification for organic textile products in India

Ministry of Commerce, Government of India...any product exported as an "organic product" will be required to be certified to the National Program for Organic Production (NPOP) by the 18 December 2014 implementation deadline

26/01/2015 separator

India: organic sector makes better use of its potential

The Indian subcontinent, with its vast population, has not only a huge number of small farmers and over four million hectares of organically managed land but also an increasing number of well organized and professionally run organic companies.

21/01/2015 separator

Prosper and Grow with Organic!

An increasingly confident UK organic market could be seen in 2014: it achieved 1.4% growth and was placed firmly ahead of general food and drink which sagged by 3-4%, the Organic Trade Board reports.

20/01/2015 separator

USDA survey of organic agriculture

To learn more about the trends of organic agriculture in the USA, the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is conducting the 2014 Organic Survey.

13/01/2015 separator

UK: Fairtrade sales hold steady

Despite deflation in the grocery sector, early estimates from the Fairtrade Foundation based on the first three-quarters of the year suggest that Fairtrade sales have held steady in 2014

12/01/2015 separator

UK: Fairtrade Fortnight 2015

Fairtrade Fortnight 2015 will take place from 23 February to 8 March and will celebrate the power of everyday choices by telling the producer’s story to show the difference Fairtrade makes.

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Tips on how to use Connature

Connature is a Contact and Trade online and global platform for the organic market.