Organic wine makers begin exporting to China

Angove Family Winemakers have received the first official order from their Chinese distributor, making them the largest Australian wine maker to export Organic wine to China. “Once our vineyards and winery achieved certification to the rigorous Chinese Organic Standard late last year it has been a slow, at times …

Organic farming continues to rise across the globe

The positive trend of the past continues: Consumer demand increases, reflected in the significant market growth of 11.5% in the US, the world’s largest organic market. More farmers cultivate organically, more land is certified organic, and 170 countries report organic farming activities (up from 164) as shown in …

Business Opportunity in Organic Frozen Food

From snacks to sides to full-blown meals, frozen foods answer the consumer call for convenience. But that doesn’t mean frozen organic food don’t need to taste good. Successful new products are easy to heat-and-eat, and reflect current trends in flavor, format as well as consumer demand for healthier choices. …

Ag-tech could change how the world eats

Investors and entrepreneurs behind some of the world’s newest industries have started to put their money and tech talents into farming – the world’s oldest industry – with an audacious agenda: to make sure there is enough food for the 10 billion people expected to inhabit the planet by 2100, do it without …

Cuba organic farming revolution

“…The resourcefulness of Cubans led them on the path of becoming leaders in sustainable organic farming agriculture, including techniques such as vermiculture, permaculture and solar tunnels…”   “…Cuba hurriedly diversified its agricultural production, utilizing former cane …

Can organic crops compete with industrial agriculture?

The researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 115 studies – a dataset three times greater than previously published work – comparing organic farming and conventional agriculture. They found that organic crops are about 19.2 percent lower than conventional ones, a smaller difference than in previous …

Organic Fairs in December 2014.

List of Organic Fairs December 2014: 1. Europe (Amsterdam – Nederlands) NATURAL INGREDIENTS Use for products: manufacturers of semi- and finished products 02.-04.12. http://www.figlobal.com/hieurope/home Exhibitors 500, Visitors 8.000 2. Europe (La Roche-sur-Foron, France) NATURELLIA Event dedicated to Bio …

Organic Fairs in November 2014.

Each month publish data for Organic Fairs with the number of visitors, number of exhibitors, the official website, the date of the fair and general information about the fair. Feel free to write some other fairs for this month in comments if I left out some. List of organic trade shows for November 2014: 1. …

VIDEO: How to export organic food to China and current trends

Two expert panels provide information; firstly on how to export organic food to China; secondly on the status quo of the Chinese organic market and current trends. Speakers: – Dr. Bernhard Schulz, CERES – Certification of Environmental Standards GmbH, Germany – Mei Gräfe, Intergate Cons. – …

Organic Fairs in October 2014.

Each month publish data for Organic Fairs with the number of visitors, number of exhibitors, the official website, the date of the fair and general information about the fair. Feel free to write some other fairs for this month in comments if I left out some. List of organic trade shows for October 2014: 1. Europe …