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19/01/2016
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Ifoam PRESS RELEASE The organic sector urges the Commission to classify new genetic engineering techniques as GMOs

BRUSSELS, 14 January 2016 – IFOAM EU has published a position paper on new genetic engineering techniques, ahead of the legal interpretation of the European Commission...

08/01/2016
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Organic groceries discount at Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada has quietly launched a new lineup of organic products under its Great Value store brand

24/01/2014
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European Seed Legislation: Who will profit, who will lose?

Demeter International and its alliance partners invited to a European seed legislation and policy conference Challenges for producers, consumers and citizens: Who will own the seeds?

16/11/2012
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Opposition filed against patent on chimpanzees

Eleven organisations from Germany, Switzerland and Great Britain have filed a joint opposition against a patent on genetically engineered chimpanzees granted to the US company Intrexon, Testbiotech reports.

08/10/2012
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Good vintage for the international organic sector

If the result for the international market were a fine organic wine, the upshot for 2011 could be: excellent climate and optimum terroir give the vintage a powerful body and a multifaceted but harmonious taste. After rather restrained growth in the years before, the markets in Europe and the USA distinctly picked up speed again with sales up by 5 to 10 %.

01/10/2012
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GB: positive future for the organic category

September has been called the organic month by the Soil Association as despite the recession, research has shown there is a positive future for the organic category. The association is aiming for a 10 % rise in organic sales. “

01/01/1970
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Interview with Abbot Blackstone, Importer and Distributor of Bulk Organic Superfoods

Today we'll start this week with another interesting interview that we'll share with all our global audience of companies and operators that work within the sustainable industry. This serie of interview are very important to getting to know the global market, companies and sales department experiences as well as buyers behaviour and needs

01/01/1970
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India in trouble: Illegal genetically engineered eggplants on Indian fields

Haryana, a state of India; genetically modified eggplants found in a small farm

01/01/1970
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New rules make household appliances more sustainable

In a continued effort to reduce Europe's carbon footprint and to make energy bills cheaper for European consumers, the Commission  adopted new eco-design measures for products such as refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers and televisions

01/01/1970
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It is time to understand AD, ADBA responds to Policy Connect report

Out of the 674 anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in the UK, just over 100 treat solely food waste, over three times as many treat agricultural wastes and 164 wastewater, while the rest treat a combination of different organic wastes.

Events & Fairs
17/08/2022

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto takes place in September

The Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2022 will be held from September 22-26 in Turin, Italy. 

16/08/2022

A unique Summer Edition of BIOFACH!

A unique Summer Edition of BIOFACH!

29/04/2022

All about BIOFACH 2022 Summer Edition

With BioFach innovative event concept, the Event combines the established physical BIOFACH with the advantages of the digital world.

04/04/2022

Connature Partner, Natural Products Europe 2022 taking place in London - over 700 exhibitors from around the world!

Natural Products Europe 2022 taking place in London - 3 - 4 april 2022

31/05/2021

What participants can expect at the European Organic Congress 2021

The 15th edition of European Organic Congress, organised by IFOAM Organics Europe and their partner Agrobio, will take place digitally on 16-18 June 2021 live from Lisboa

12/05/2021

Virtual Edition of the European Sustainable Foods Summit in June 2021

At the first virtual edition of the European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit from 8th until 11th of June 2021, organized by Ecovia Intelligence  stakeholders from the organic food sector will discuss sustainability developments...

29/07/2020

Sana, Bologna is coming, stay tuned! Constant growth for the organic sector

Covid-19 emergency has led to a significant increase in sales of food products. Consumers are paying serious attention to quality and food safety and this is particularly visible in the performance of organic products compared with their non-organic counterparts.

31/05/2014

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.

01/10/2012

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.

09/07/2012

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

17/08/2022

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto takes place in September

The Terra Madre Salone del Gusto 2022 will be held from September 22-26 in Turin, Italy. 

16/08/2022

A unique Summer Edition of BIOFACH!

A unique Summer Edition of BIOFACH!

29/04/2022

All about BIOFACH 2022 Summer Edition

With BioFach innovative event concept, the Event combines the established physical BIOFACH with the advantages of the digital world.

04/04/2022

Connature Partner, Natural Products Europe 2022 taking place in London - over 700 exhibitors from around the world!

Natural Products Europe 2022 taking place in London - 3 - 4 april 2022

31/05/2021

What participants can expect at the European Organic Congress 2021

The 15th edition of European Organic Congress, organised by IFOAM Organics Europe and their partner Agrobio, will take place digitally on 16-18 June 2021 live from Lisboa

12/05/2021

Virtual Edition of the European Sustainable Foods Summit in June 2021

At the first virtual edition of the European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit from 8th until 11th of June 2021, organized by Ecovia Intelligence  stakeholders from the organic food sector will discuss sustainability developments...

29/07/2020

Sana, Bologna is coming, stay tuned! Constant growth for the organic sector

Covid-19 emergency has led to a significant increase in sales of food products. Consumers are paying serious attention to quality and food safety and this is particularly visible in the performance of organic products compared with their non-organic counterparts.

31/05/2014

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.

01/10/2012

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.

09/07/2012

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

Press
17/01/2023

Almost ready to switch platform

We inform companies registered at this platform that there will be a switch to the new platform very soon

25/10/2022

Impact of the delisting of 5 Indian Certification Bodies by the European Commission for Category A

 Impact of the delisting of 5 Indian Certification Bodies by the European Commission for Category A 

25/08/2022

Florence joins Pesticide-Free Town Network

Together with Lisbon, Tallinn, Zagreb, Bolzano and many more, the capital of Tuscany decided to ban the use of pesticides in public areas: sports fields, playgrounds, gardens, pavements and cemeteries are now free of any pesticides.

17/06/2022

Organic industry grows steadily in the US with stabilizing purchasing patterns

According to the Organic Trade Association’s latest Industry Survey, market volatility and pantry loading are decreasing and industry growth is shifting back toward historic trends in the US

27/05/2022

Tester Suppliers Communication / test version almost ready

Be part of the Testers Group and benefit of 1 year for free with 20 products. Get Buyers Requests easily and fast!

18/05/2022

IFOAM calls for a systemic approach to carbon farming

IFOAM Organics Europe urges in their new position paper the need for a holistic and multi-dimensional approach to carbon farming

26/04/2022

Global organic market: Unprecedented growth in 2020 – Organic retail sales grew by 14 billion euros and exceeded the 120-billion-euro mark

Global organic market: Unprecedented growth in 2020 – Organic retail sales grew by 14 billion euros and exceeded the 120-billion-euro mark

28/03/2022

Organic salt - European Regulation

In February 2019, the European Commission tabled a draft delegated act on production rules for organic salt. 

24/03/2022

IFOAM Organics Europe calls for increased support of organic farming

Most of the CAP national Strategic Plans lack ambition and will not contribute to significantly developing organic farming in the EU or to achieving the EU’s targets set in the Farm to Fork Strategy

04/03/2022

Every third customer buys natural cosmetics

Germany remains the largest market for natural cosmetics in Europe. In 2021, the division gained 1.6 million customers. Meanwhile, organic specialist retailers, are losing their importance as a sales channel.

08/01/2016

Organic groceries discount at Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada has quietly launched a new lineup of organic products under its Great Value store brand

17/01/2023

Almost ready to switch platform

We inform companies registered at this platform that there will be a switch to the new platform very soon

25/10/2022

Impact of the delisting of 5 Indian Certification Bodies by the European Commission for Category A

 Impact of the delisting of 5 Indian Certification Bodies by the European Commission for Category A 

25/08/2022

Florence joins Pesticide-Free Town Network

Together with Lisbon, Tallinn, Zagreb, Bolzano and many more, the capital of Tuscany decided to ban the use of pesticides in public areas: sports fields, playgrounds, gardens, pavements and cemeteries are now free of any pesticides.

17/06/2022

Organic industry grows steadily in the US with stabilizing purchasing patterns

According to the Organic Trade Association’s latest Industry Survey, market volatility and pantry loading are decreasing and industry growth is shifting back toward historic trends in the US

27/05/2022

Tester Suppliers Communication / test version almost ready

Be part of the Testers Group and benefit of 1 year for free with 20 products. Get Buyers Requests easily and fast!

18/05/2022

IFOAM calls for a systemic approach to carbon farming

IFOAM Organics Europe urges in their new position paper the need for a holistic and multi-dimensional approach to carbon farming

26/04/2022

Global organic market: Unprecedented growth in 2020 – Organic retail sales grew by 14 billion euros and exceeded the 120-billion-euro mark

Global organic market: Unprecedented growth in 2020 – Organic retail sales grew by 14 billion euros and exceeded the 120-billion-euro mark

28/03/2022

Organic salt - European Regulation

In February 2019, the European Commission tabled a draft delegated act on production rules for organic salt. 

24/03/2022

IFOAM Organics Europe calls for increased support of organic farming

Most of the CAP national Strategic Plans lack ambition and will not contribute to significantly developing organic farming in the EU or to achieving the EU’s targets set in the Farm to Fork Strategy

04/03/2022

Every third customer buys natural cosmetics

Germany remains the largest market for natural cosmetics in Europe. In 2021, the division gained 1.6 million customers. Meanwhile, organic specialist retailers, are losing their importance as a sales channel.

08/01/2016

Organic groceries discount at Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada has quietly launched a new lineup of organic products under its Great Value store brand