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Soil microbes replace fertiliser Los microbios del suelo reemplazan al fertilizante Els microbis del sòl substitueixen el fertilitzant

Soil microbes replace fertiliser

Beneficial soil microbes can significantly increase crop yields while reducing the amount of fertiliser. This is shown in a global meta-study by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL and the University of Basel,...
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Natural & Organic trends to watch in 2019

Natural & Organic Products Europe’s attendees share their predictions for the year ahead. For over twenty years Natural & Organic Products Europe has been bringing the world’s natural, organic and sustainable businesses together to promote...
European organic market grew to more than 37 billion euros in 2017

European organic market grew to more than 37 billion euros in 2017

The European organic market continues to grow. In 2017, it increased by almost 11 percent and reached 37.3 billion euros. Many of the major markets enjoyed double-digit growth rates. At BIOFACH, the world’s leading...
csm cacao agroforestry schneider monika c1092c09e4 The income per working day is roughly twice as high in the agroforestry systems compared to the monocultures – thanks to by-crops like bananas. (Photo: FiBL, Monika Schneider)

Cacao agroforestry systems increase farmers’ income

A long-term study in Bolivia comparing different cacao production systems shows that in addition to enhancing biodiversity as well as farmers’ food security and nutrition, agroforestry systems and organic management may also be more...
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Natexpo 2017: an exclusive showcase for services and equipment for organic retailers

For the first time, NATEXPO is shining a spotlight on all the latest developments relating to new services and equipment dedicated to specialist organic retailers. These stores are literally booming in France: in 2016...
BIOFACH 2019: El mercado ecológico sigue creciendo en todo el mundo BIOFACH 2019: Organic products still on growth track worldwide

BIOFACH 2019: Organic products still on growth track worldwide

There’s a good outlook for the international organic food industry – both in Europe and worldwide. European and international markets remain on a growth track. Experts currently put global revenues above USD 95 billion;...
Italy bucks global trend to show strong growth in organic wheat production

Italy bucks global trend to show strong growth in organic wheat production

IFOAM. - The latest global data on organic farming published by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International, shows that at least 1.4 million hectares of wheat were under...
Prospects for the Common Agricultural Policy 2021 – 2027

Prospects for the Common Agricultural Policy 2021 – 2027: Why the CAP needs a...

At its inception, the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) aimed at feeding thousands of Europeans after the damages caused by the Second World War. This goal was reached within a few years, leading to massive...
Natural Products Scandinavia 2017

Nordic region leads the way in global health and wellness

As the Nordic region continues to ‘set the trends’ in health and wellness for the rest of the world, visitors to Natural Products Scandinavia will be among the first to discover exclusive industry insights...
Hundreds of new brands confirmed for Natural Food Show 2018

Hundreds of new brands confirmed for Natural Food Show 2018

Thanks to a 15% increase in stand space for 2018, the Natural Food Show is set to host the biggest showcase of natural and organic food and drink the UK has ever seen. Thousands of...