The sale of organic fruit and vegetables continues to increase, with exotics, prepared salads and convenience products dominating sales in this sector.
Mon 30/01/2023 by Gloria Zorrilla and Amanda Cardinal
6th Bio-Fachforum: How can 30% organic farming succeed in Germany?
30% organic farming in Germany by 2030 – that is the declared goal of the German government. But how can this be achieved, in view of existing crises and challenges? […]
Tue 06/12/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
Zamora Citrus exports organic lemon to the United States
2022 was a year that saw many challenges but also many achievements for the Tucuman company, which exported organic lemons to the United States, gained Fair Trade certification and expanded its product range.
Mon 28/11/2022 by Zamora Citrus
Organics powering Italy’s apple production
Prognosfruit estimates an Italian apple crop of 2.15 million tons in 2022-23, up 5% from the previous season. Among the producer regions, a little ground has been lost by Trentino (-1%) and Alto Adige (-3%), while all the other regions are growing, especially Piedmont. But the emphasis this year is shifting towards organic, with a crop expected to reach 200,000 tons (+4%), equal to about 9% of the total supply.
Sun 20/11/2022 by Gabrielle Orsi
Potato production to fall by 7-11%
The potato crop in the north and west of the EU is forecast to decline, despite a 3.2% increase in area under production compared to last year. Adverse weather has been one of the triggers of this contraction.
Sun 20/11/2022 by Gloria Zorrilla
Camposeven, forty years feeding the world
For over 40 years, this family business has strived to maintain its commitment to protecting the future and respecting the environment in Campo de Cartagena, Murcia. “Ours is a model form of agriculture for […]
Mon 14/11/2022 by Amanda Cardinal
Grupolucas invests in technology and social responsibility
The Murcian company founded by Manuel Lucas González in 1970 is now an international player with a catalogue of over 20 types of vegetables. The firm guarantees environmental responsibility by investing in the latest […]
Fri 28/10/2022 by Amanda Cardinal
Coopval – growing sustainable PDO Rocha pears
The Rocha pear, first identified in 1836 in the west of Portugal, has had the PDO status in 29 Portuguese municipalities since 2003. Coopval began its international expansion in 1977, exporting first to Brazil and now to countries […]
Sat 22/10/2022 by Amanda Cardinal
Bioline Iberia champions innovation and sustainability at major fairs
The leading company in biological control was present at Fruit Attraction, Iberflora and the SEEA Congress, which all took place in the first week of October.
Thu 13/10/2022 by BIOLINE IBERIA
La Costiera sees rising demand for organic lemons
Organics are not just a passing fad. Consumers demand more fresh organic produce every day and more citrus. La Costiera, which specialises in the production and sale of citrus fruit, […]
Sat 01/10/2022 by Gloria Zorrilla
QS facilitates easy and reliable transparency
Wholesalers and brokers can now combine QS and IFS audits. In early 2021, QS launched a project for cross-audit checking, which uses the QS scheme to verify reliability and traceability in the individual stages from farm to […]
Tue 21/06/2022 by Amanda Cardinal
Zerya, trial shows vitality of zero-residue berries
Zerya is a research-focused quality standard that has specialised in zero-residue production for over 20 years. It abides by the conviction that safe affordable products are possible while also meeting consumer expectations and […]
Thu 26/05/2022 by Amanda Cardinal