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Seed giants active around new methods of genetic engineering

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03.03.2016 Redaktion

The German organisation Testbiotech has published a report which for the first time gives an overview of patents filed by large corporations for the use of gene-editing and synthetic gene technology in food plants.

Global Organic Textile Standards certification keeps growing

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22.02.2016 Editor

The number of facilities certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) kept on growing last year, increasing from 3,663 facilities in 2014 to 3,814 facilities in 2015.

Record number of visitors at BioFach and Vivaness

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As NürnbergMesse announced at the end of the four-day industry get-together in Nuremberg, approximately 48,000 visitors attended this year’s trade fair duo BioFach and Vivaness  – 4,000 more than last year.

43.7 million hectares of organic land worldwide

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The latest global data on organic farming has been presented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International at the BioFach fair in Nuremberg.

Bio wächst weltweit: 43,7 Millionen Hektar Biofläche

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10.02.2016 Redaktion

Das Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL) und IFOAM – Organics International präsentierten am 10. Februar 2016 die neuesten Zahlen zum Biolandbau weltweit.

BioFach key theme: "Organic 3.0 – Acting for more organic!"

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03.02.2016 Editor

This year again BioFach´s focus of the congress is on the further development of the organic sector. "Organic 3.0 - Acting for more organic!" is the discussion on the future of the organic sector with credible and sustainable concepts.

Key theme: Organic 3.0 – Acting for more organic!

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This year again BioFach´s focus of the congress is on the further development of the organic sector. "Organic 3.0 - Acting for more organic!" is the discussion on the future of the organic sector with credible and sustainable concepts.

Vivaness celebrates its 10th birthday

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For the tenth edition of Vivaness, the trade fair for natural and organic cosmetics, numerous highlights and surprises have been promised by the organizers. Over 200 exhibitors from around 30 countries are again expected.

BioFach Congress: facts, trends and numbers

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Lectures, discussions and presentations and much more – your days at BioFach are packed with events. We’ve put together importened ones and will provide all the information at your fingertips round the clock.

BioFach: an overview to help you plan

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From Wednesday 10 February Nuremberg will once again become a Mecca for the worldwide organic industry. The organizers are expecting around 44,000 professional visitors and more than 2,400 exhibitors.


Vivaness Congress: know-how, numbers, trends

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Everything relating to natural and organic cosmetics is concentraded in hall 7A. The Vivaness Congress will be held for the first time in a congress room especially created for this purpose in hall 7A.

Carrefour’s 2015 organic sales have a 3% growth

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29.01.2016 Editor

Last full-year sales Carrefour generated 86.3 billion Euros and +3.0% on an organic basis.

Organic Cocoa Market prevision 2015-2025

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27.01.2016 Editor

The certified organic cocoa market represents a very small share of the total cocoa market, estimated around 0.5% of total production.

Improvements in the organic food world for 2015

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12.01.2016 Editor

2015 was a big year for the U.S. organic sector, explains Natural Products Insider.

BioFach & Vivaness 2016: continually developing in dialogue with the industry

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Since July 2015, Danila Brunner has been in charge of the trade fairs BioFach and Vivaness at NürnbergMesse. The 10th anniversary of Vivaness is a good reason to set new emphases. BioFach remains the proven organic market place and knowledge platform for the professionals.

Review of the Year 2015: Events, Developments, Trends and Numbers

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It’s been a good year for the organic industry: the turnover of manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers in Germany, on the European and international markets has grown continually. The area of organically farmed land and the number of organic farms have increased slightly in this Year of the Soil. Look back with us over the organic year in our review! 

Study says: steviol glycosides are biopiracy

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15.12.2015 Leo Frühschütz

Working together with organisations in Switzerland and Paraguay, the German Misereor has presented a study that demonstrates clearly that the marketing of stevia-based sweeteners is an act of biopiracy towards the Guarani Indians.

Natural and organic cosmetics meet the mainstream

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The concept of natural and organic cosmetics has long since ceased to be strange. We spoke with the Swiss management consultant Moritz Aebersold who has been working in top management jobs in the international natural cosmetics industry about the development of the European and international markets.

Vivaness: 10 years of growth in Natural & organic cosmetics

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Over the past decade the international natural cosmetics market has developed magnificently. With continual growth of 5 to over 10 % per year, the care products sales figures excluding petro-chemicals and problematical preservatives have left the conventional cosmetics market behind.

Sustainable Foods Summit Highlighted Key Industry Concerns

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18.09.2015 Editor

The food industry needs to take greater steps towards sustainable development. This was one of the key messages from the Sustainable Foods Summit Europe. Soil fertility, carbon management, regulatory framework, and sustainable food production were stated as major areas of concern.

First International GOTS conference highly successful

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The flagship event by GOTS in Mumbai, India on 22  May 2015 was attended by more than 250 delegates.

Tens of thousands of people took part in the worldwide March Against Monsanto

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The third annual March Against Monsanto took place on 23 May 2015.

Crowdfunding: money via the internet

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According to a current study by Ernst & Young and the Center for Alternative Finance at the University of Cambridge, crowdfunding and other alternative methods of financing are booming in Europe.

US organics at Seoul Hotel and Food trade show

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Participating for the first time in the Seoul Hotel and Food trade show, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) showcased five American organic companies at its all-organic pavilion in Korea.

TIPI: Global Organic Innovation Platform

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19.05.2015 Kai Kreuzer

Global and European organic technology platforms present their visions and strategies for organic food and farming research on Science Day, held on February 13, 2015 at the global organic fair BioFach in Nürnberg. The Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM (TIPI) discussed the second draft of its vision and strategy for organic farming research and in particular its action plan.

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