organic food

Trentino turns green

Trentino turns green

Published on Mar 03rd, 2020

Significant efforts are being made to make Trentino's apple production greener and more virtuous. The 2020 Sustainability Report presented at the conference "Sustainable relations between environment and market" on Friday 21st February at the Cocea auditorium in Predaia (Trento) presented the results of the activities carried out within the Trentino Sustainable Fruit Growing Project. These initiatives include mapping the Trentino area in terms of its biodiversity, certifications, energy use, and distribution of organic crops. 

Bioworld expands with growing market demand

BIOFACH and VIVANESS 2020: Combined trade fair hits new high of 3,792 exhibitors

BIOFACH and VIVANESS 2020: Combined trade fair hits new high of 3,792 exhibitors

Published on Feb 17th, 2020

The combined trade fair of BIOFACH, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, and VIVANESS, the International Trade Fair for Natural and Organic Personal Care, has been more international and diverse than ever before when it opened its doors at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 12 – 15 February. Both shows were setting new records for exhibitor numbers, display area and international focus. A total of 3,792 exhibitors – 292 of them at VIVANESS – from 110 countries has showcased their products to the trade public on a display area measuring 57,609 m2.

"Boosting the organic sector by integrating breeding into value chain partnerships" workshop

"Boosting the organic sector by integrating breeding into value chain partnerships" workshop

Published on Feb 14th, 2020

FiBL workshop "Boosting the organic sector by integrating breeding into value chain partnerships" focused yesterday morning (13/02/2020) on how to foster and finance the breeding and the selection of organic varieties. It was organised with the collaboration of Eurofresh Distribution magazine, OPTA, Cotton Accelerator and Econatura.

Still less than 30% of organic crops come from organic seed & plants in Europe (less than 10% worldwide). Major changes shall happen by 2036 to fulfill with the new EU regulation.

BIOFACH2020: focus on vegan labels

BIOFACH2020: focus on vegan labels

Published on Feb 14th, 2020
Credit: Pierre Escodo

 

The Vegan Society promotes the certified animal free products from all level in the chain, with for example the non-animal and organic fertiliser. Indeed, animal compost and animal proteins have a much higher carbon footprint than vegetal compost and plant-based proteins... Therefore, 'Vegan experience hub' was created at Biofach fair to learn more about this kind of products.

Workshop at BIOFACH2020: “Boosting the organic sector by integrating breeding into value chain partnerships”

Workshop at BIOFACH2020: “Boosting the organic sector by integrating breeding into value chain partnerships”

Published on Feb 10th, 2020

FIBL & EUROFRESH DISTRIBUTION are happy to invite you at BIOFACH2020 workshop: “Boosting the organic sector by integrating breeding into value chain partnerships”.

Date: 13.02.2020

Time: 11:00 - 11:45

Location: Room Prag, NCC Ost Mitte of Nuremberg

Organic food sales surpass $100 billion

Organic food sales surpass $100 billion

Published on Feb 06th, 2020

With organic demand rising across the world, markets are changing as large-scale retailers push for greater market share and seek to outdo one another to establish their green credentials. 

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