France: organic farming continues its growth (IT)


According to Agence Bio's data, organic agriculture in France, at the end of 2016,  overcome  1.5 million hectares, 16% more than at the end of 2015, that is more than 5.7% of total UAA. The average of the holdings in conversion remained high in the first months of 2017. Compared to the end of 2015, producers rose to 32,326 (+ 12%), while downstream operators (transformers, distributors and importers) reached 14,859, 10% more.

Source: Agence Bio