Regions invest in organic for sustainable development

Organic food and farming have grown beyond a niche, but there are discrepancies across Europe in terms of its overall development. So that more...

Constructive approach needed in the organic regulation negotiations

Yesterday, Agriculture Commissioner Phil Hogan was presented for the regular exchange of views with the members of the Committee of Agriculture in the European...

65.000 x opposition against Syngenta patent on tomatoes

A mass opposition will today be filed against a patent on tomatoes held by the Swiss company Syngenta. 65.000 individuals from 59 countries and...

IFOAM EU: change of directors, president re-elected

Long-term IFOAM EU Director Marco Schlüter officially stepped down on Friday, April 8. Eduardo Cuoco who was responsible for Technology Research Platform for organic food and...

Natural & Organic Products Europe 2016 opens this weekend

The UK’s biggest trade show for natural and organic food, health and beauty products opens at London ExCeL on 17-18 April. Thousands of buyers...

Mobilisation for start of mass opposition against patent on tomatoes

This week, a European-wide coalition is starting a mass opposition against a patent held by the Swiss company Syngenta on tomatoes produced by conventional...