US demand for organic products steadily expanding

In the US, consumer demand for organic products is spilling into more categories. The move is spearheaded by younger consumers seeking sustainable options, including strange products like beer made with organic barley and rice.

“Shoppers consistently relate that they choose organic because they believe the product to be ‘better for me and my family,’” said Angela Jagiello, director of education and insights at the Organic Trade Association, Washington.


“Improving Transparency Along the Supply Chain and the Relevance of Organic Farming Statistics”

It is an event that will precede the Organic World Congress 2020 in Paris, and will take place on 22 September.

Main Topics of the seminar:


Bio Bank Report 2019: now available the 13th edition

Punctual as every year, the publication edited by Rosa Maria Bertino, Achille Mingozzi and Emanuele Mingozzi presents 68 pages full of data, information and infographics. In summary, the Bio Bank Report 2019 reports:


Global organic production: Italy among top leaders

We are the largest organic citrus fruit producers in the world (27% of the entire Italian citrus fruit area is organic), the first European country for olive trees (over 20% of the national area with olive groves is organic), for fruit (almost 25,000 hectares, over 11% of the total area) and for vegetables (55,000 hectares, almost 11% of the national area planted to grow vegetables).


SANA 2019: the documents presented during the SANA Observatory

The first day of the Sana organic Fair in Bologna saw the presentation meeting of the “Sana Observatory on organic farming”, promoted by BolognaFiere and curated by Nomisma with the patronage of Federbio and Assobio. As every year, the main issues of the sector were presented, together with analyses of the structural and market data, and an in-depth analysis of the export dimensions of Italian organic products and two specific focuses on the Japanese and Russian markets. All the annexed documents are in Italian.


“Bio in cifre 2019 - Facts and figures 2019”: anticipations on Italian organic farming structural data

We publish the document anticipating the structural data of the Italian organic sector for 2018. The report also contains information on market data and imports of organic products from third countries in Italy.

BIO IN CIFRE 2019 - Anticipations (in Italian)


Source: SINAB


Mipaaft: now published the data on the Italian organic sector for 2018

The data on the Italian organic sector in 2018 have now been published on the Mipaaft website. Elaborated by SINAB, the data indicate that, since 2010, the hectares of the Italian organic surface have increased by over 75%, while the number of operators in the sector has grown by over 65%. To date, the area dedicated to organic farming in 2018 is equivalent to the extension of an area as wide as the Apulia region. 

Organic farming in EU: a fast growing sector

The EU Commission has published two reports on organic farming and imports of organic products in the EU. The documents show that, between 2010 and 2017, there was a sharp increase in the agricultural area dedicated to organic farming, and the role of the import of organic products also increased considerably.


France: almost 9 out of 10 French consumed at least one organic product in 2018

Almost 9 out of 10 French French say they have consumed - in the course of 2018 - at least once organic products; 7 out of 10 have done it at least once a month and 12% have bought them every day.


FIBL presentations at BioFach 2019

The traditional BioFach presentations of the studies carried out by FIBL, the Swiss Research Institute in Organic Agriculture,  will take place. On 13 February, between 11.00am and 4.45pm (for details, click HERE)  This year they are three:



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