Organic

Soil Association projects 6% increase in UK organic produce sales

Soil Association projects 6% increase in UK organic produce sales

The Soil Association in the UK is targeting a 6% increase in organic food sales during the month of September....

August 17, 2015

Agriculture Ministers reach agreement on organic farming regulations

Agriculture Ministers reach agreement on organic farming regulations

The European Council of Agriculture has reached agreement on a general approach for a regulation on organic farming. The agreement...

June 18, 2015

30% of Swedish dairy farms now milk with robots

30% of Swedish dairy farms now milk with robots

Installing two milking robots on a Swedish farm has given the owners more time with their children they say. Carina...

June 17, 2015

Future of organic farming is up for discussion in Europe this week

Future of organic farming is up for discussion in Europe this week

An informal meeting of EU Agriculture Ministers will take place this week with discussions set to be centred around organic...

June 2, 2015

Fonterra expands organic range to meet growing demand

Fonterra expands organic range to meet growing demand

Fonterra has announced that it will expand its organic milk business to help meet growing demand. This decision follows Fonterra’s...

March 18, 2015

New rules to make organic farming more attractive to new entrants

New rules to make organic farming more attractive to new entrants

New proposals to lessen the cost of organic certification for small scale producers form part of an EU Commission regulation...

February 20, 2015

UK organic dairy sales slowing

UK organic dairy sales slowing

Last year’s growth in organic dairy retail sales appears to have turned, with milk sales firmly in decline since March...

September 17, 2014

Organic inequalities abound

Organic inequalities abound

Last week saw the European Commission publish a report, highlighting the growth of the EU’s organic sector. I think, however,...

July 28, 2014