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The organic success in Denmark attracts attention abroad News

The organic success in Denmark attracts attention abroad

The success story of Danish organics attracts great attention from foreign countries. Recently the director of Organic Denmark visited the British parliament to speak about, how Denmark has achieved the world’s highest organic market share of the total food sale and how Danish policy has been a key driver in…

Royals are introduced to Danish organics in Sweden News

Royals are introduced to Danish organics in Sweden

Tomorrow Organic Denmark introduces H.R.H. Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark and H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden to the work with displaying Danish organics on Swedish shop shelfs. This event takes place in Stockholm in connection with the Danish business promotion ‘Liveable Scandinavia’.Many countries have developed a taste for organic…

Organic Denmark now counts 200 member companies News

Organic Denmark now counts 200 member companies

Member company number 200 has just joined the association, Organic Denmark, which now covers 98% of the total Danish corporate organic production. The increase of members reflects an industry in significant progress and with a strong entrepreneurship as well as job creation. Among the new company members are MÄT, which…

Danish food production companies ready to sell more organic products in the Netherlands. News

Danish food production companies ready to sell more organic products in the Netherlands.

The current surge of organic food sales in the Netherlands shows that the Dutch have acquired a taste for organic food - and Danish companies are prepared to supply the Dutch grocery aisles with the much needed organic goods. The coming two days numerous Danish Companies will attend an organic…

The Danes holds the world record in buying organic food News

The Danes holds the world record in buying organic food

While consumers all over the world add more and more organic products to the shopping cart, it is still the Danes that can boast about the title as world champion. This shows a new international report. The increasing global interest for organics holds a great export potential for the Danish…

Export of Danish organics sets record for the tenth time News

Export of Danish organics sets record for the tenth time

The export of Danish organics has once again set a record. The export of organics reached in 2015 approximately 270 million EUR, an increase of 15 percent compared to the year before, according to Statistics Denmark. Organic Denmark/Økologisk Landsforening raises estimates for Danish organic exports to 470 million EUR in…

Boom in organically certified eateries in Denmark News

Boom in organically certified eateries in Denmark

The demand for organics in Denmark is increasing significantly and this motivates more and more professional kitchens to show their level of organics. In just a year, the number of Danish eateries having the Organic Cuisine Label (gold, silver or bronze) has grown by 50 percent. Organic Denmark expects a…

Denmark close to organic market share of 10 % News

Denmark close to organic market share of 10 %

af: Line SkouboeSales of organic foods in the Danish retail sector has increased by 18% in the first six months of 2016. The result of this is an organic market share of 9,9%.The upward sloping-curve on sales of organic food in Demark continues to rise. According to a new report…

Protest against Aldi in Denmark News

Protest against Aldi in Denmark

The discount chain Aldi in Denmark receives severe criticism for price cuts on milk from the Danish organisation for organic farmers, companies and consumers, Organic Denmark, and the largest Danish animal welfare organisation Danish Animal Welfare Society. Cheap milk is expensive for the cows, nature and the farmers, the organisations…

Danish customers buy organic groceries as never before News

Danish customers buy organic groceries as never before

New numbers from Statistics Denmark show that the Danish customer buys as many organic groceries as never before. 2015 organic retail sales reached 7 billion Danish Kroner, which is also the biggest increase in seven years. The main reasons are the interest in animal welfare and in groceries without any…