United Kingdom: Soil Association's Organic Market Report

The United Kingdom is out of the EU, but -despite the problems, due to this decision, also for the organic sector- remains an interesting country for exports of European and Italian products.


Regno Unito: l’ “Organic Market Report” di Soil Association

Il Regno Unito è fuori dalla Ue, ma -nonostante i problemi, per tale decisione, anche per il settore del biologico- resta un paese interessante per le esportazioni di prodotti europei ed italiani.


Post-Brexit: organic food shipping system between UK and NI very problematic

The Health Made Easy group, one of the UK's biggest health food businesses, has stated that the new, post-Brexit system for sending organic food from the Britain to Northern Ireland is a "nightmare." The group has shipped no organic products to the island of Ireland since Christmas.


Bio Bank 2020 report: the 14th edition

The Bio Bank 2020 Report, now at its 14th edition, focuses on six new types of activity, with a set of data even richer. The scenery of organic in Italy and new elaborations on the market are now added. The most authoritative sources of organic data are then complemented by key references to sustainability. All in 74 pages freely available at this LINK.


Focus Bio Bank 2020: organic sales in Italy grow up, 47% in supermarket chains

The fourth edition of “Focus Bio Bank - Supermarkets & Specialized 2020” is online (in Italian).  It presents up-to-date data on the increasingly close confrontation between large-scale distribution and organic stores. 92 pages full of data, infographics and images, to be consulted freely at this LINK.

The Focus Bio Bank presents:



Canada: organic farm surface up by 121 percent since 2006

In a recently published fact sheet the Canadian Organic Trade Association (COTA) indicates that organic food purchases accounted for 3.2% of all grocery sales in 2018, up from 2.6% in 2017. An increase offset by the interest of agricultural producers in the sector.


“Organic figures 2020”: the Italian organic farming data

A great challenge for all of Europe: this is the "Farm to Fork" strategy, the heart of the new Green Deal, "green path" to achieve climate neutrality in Europe by 2050. The goal for organic farming is to cover, at least, 25% of the UAA. A context where Italy is not only already doing its part, but where the reputation of our country for the quality of the products and the seriousness of the controls is already very high at European level, as the data relating to our organic sector in 2019 show.


The ups and downs of international organic trade: how is this possible?, by Gerald A. Hermann

Gerald Hermann, a pioneer in the organic sector (he was president of Naturland and IFOAM, today he is director of Organic Services, and is known worldwide as one of the leading experts in the organic agri-industry) publishes a reflection on the sector that has been shattered by various scandals on national and international levels. The bigger the scandals, the more dramatic the consequences for the countries of origin, which brings about huge shifts in international commodity flows, as import and export figures indicate.


Online sale: the Italian market for organic food products

The emergency that Italy is facing has accelerated the affirmation of some phenomena showing interesting prospects already before the pandemic. It is the case for the online sale of agri-food products. For reasons of force majeure, millions of Italians have found a valuable ally on the web not to leave the house and avoid the queue at supermarkets. Many distributors and organic product holdings have been experimenting with alternative forms of retail for some time, and many others have started for the first time on this occasion.


Understanding the consumer: French and the organic, a dossier by Agence Bio

In 2019, more than 9 out of 10 French people said they had consumed organic products and almost three quarters of them consumed them regularly (at least once a month). 14% consume it every day. In short, will organic in 2020 be the engine of the new social trend "consume less, consume better"? The conspicuous dossier presented by "Etude Spirit Insight for Agence Bio" tries to answer this question through several steps:



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