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Denmark secures a new world record – we spend most on organic food News

Denmark secures a new world record – we spend most on organic food

Global sales of organic food have never been greater. 2019 saw sales of EUR 106 billion—and once again Denmark is leading the way. Not only does Denmark have the largest organic market share—Danes now spend the most on organic food per capita according to a new international report published today. On…

JOIN US AT DENMARK eSPECIAL AT THIS YEAR’S BIOFACH News

JOIN US AT DENMARK eSPECIAL AT THIS YEAR’S BIOFACH

Covid-19 is a game changer, that is why we are going virtual for BioFach 2021 and we are looking very much forward to e-meet you there.EXPLORE DANISH ORGANIC COMPANIESTogether with the network Bio Aus Dänemark we will represent 20 innovative, organic companies from Denmark at BioFach eSPECIAL on February 17-19…

Danish organic exports reach new heights News

Danish organic exports reach new heights

In 2019, exports of Danish organic products increased by four per cent compared to 2018 and now exceeds DKK 3 billion according to new export figures published by Statistics Denmark.Especially the ‘other foodstuffs’ product group, which comprises milk powder and infant formula, has taken a leap of 52 per cent,…

Finance Act with a solid organic footprint News

Finance Act with a solid organic footprint

When the Danish government presented its Budget Bill in August, Organic Denmark was concerned that the organic agenda would not be considered. These concerns have now turned into excitement.When the Danish government presented its Budget Bill in August, the organic ambitions seemed very limited. After passing the 2021 Finance Act,…

Branding of Denmark at Lebensmittel Zeitung Strategy Day News

Branding of Denmark at Lebensmittel Zeitung Strategy Day

On October 19-20 2020, Organic Denmark attended Lebensmittel Zeitung’s yearly strategy day where 80 people from the retail sector was gathered. It was a great day with lots of networking which resulted in many new contacts to German retailers which we will use to pave the way for more and…

New knowledge centre to turbocharge transition towards plant-based diet News

New knowledge centre to turbocharge transition towards plant-based diet

On 1 October 2020, Organic Denmark and The Vegetarian Society of Denmark established a new knowledge centre: The Plant-based Knowledge Centre.  The new knowledge centre will provide a platform for research projects, knowledge sharing and experiments to promote the transition towards more organic and plant-based foods. The aim is to…

Organic Denmark moves to new domicile News

Organic Denmark moves to new domicile

As of October 1st Organic Denmark moves to a new domicile in Agro Food Park in Aarhus. Here you will find our new head office, where we will be a part of one of Denmark's largest knowledge clusters within food development. Our new domicile will give us even better opportunities to…

Huge organic potential in the food service industry News

Huge organic potential in the food service industry

A survey from Statistics Denmark shows that in 2019, sales of organic food to restaurants, public kitchens, hotels, canteens and cafes was up by 11 per cent on the previous year.  Virtually all players in the professional kitchen sector have helped to create the growth – and there is much…

The tale of 30 years of Danish Organics News

The tale of 30 years of Danish Organics

Did you know that in 2020 the Danish organic red Ø label turns 30 years? To celebrate this "Den Grimme Ølling" has made a short video that gives a portrait in words, sound and moving pictures of why Denmark today is the world leading organic nation.Did you also know that…

The Danes are buying twice as much organic fruit and vegetables News

The Danes are buying twice as much organic fruit and vegetables

The Danes have really embarked on a greener way of life. The Danes’ greener plates are primarily abounding with organic fruit and vegetables. According to Statistics Denmark sales of organic fruit and vegetables increased by 143% in the period 2015-2019.Summer is a natural period for serving fresh Danish fruit and…