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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…

The hottest trends from the world’s biggest organic fair News

The hottest trends from the world’s biggest organic fair

Ginger is the big trend among organic vegetables, the health wave dominates the range of organic products and organic products are for everybody. Futurologist, Birthe Linddal, and chief consultant at Organic Denmark, Helle Bossen, are spotting global organic trends at the world’s biggest organic fair in Nuremberg.The health wave makes…

The Danes are world champions in buying organic food products News

The Danes are world champions in buying organic food products

While consumers all over the world add more and more organic products to the shopping cart, the Danes still takes the global lead when it comes to organic consumption. This shows a new international report, which is published today at the world’s leading trade fair for organic food in Nuremberg.…

Minister for Environment and Food attends BioFach 2016 News

Minister for Environment and Food attends BioFach 2016

Danish organics is world known for high quality, food safety and product development, says the Minister for Environment and Food, Eva Kjer Hansen, who opens the Danish joint stand at the world’s leading trade fair for organic food in February. The support to the organic export initiative is record-setting. 47…

Record-setting participation at organic export initiative News

Record-setting participation at organic export initiative

When the world’s biggest organic trade fair, BioFach 2016, once again opens its doors in February it will be with a record-setting Danish participation. Organic Denmark (Økologisk Landsforening) is together with the network Bio Aus Dänemark responsible for the, to date, biggest organic export initiative. The organic joint stand will…

The export of Danish organics sets a new record News

The export of Danish organics sets a new record

The steep growth rate for Danish organic export continues to go upwards, shows new numbers from Statistics Denmark. In 2014, Danish companies sold organic products abroad for 1.721 million DKK, which is an increase of 12% compared to the year before. Organic Denmark expects that the organic export as a…

Danish professional kitchens set a new organic record News

Danish professional kitchens set a new organic record

According to new numbers from Statistic Denmark, private and public catering kitchens in Denmark bought organic products for 1.3 billion DKK in 2014. Hence, the numbers have approximately tripled since 2009.In Denmark, organic ingredients make up a continuous larger part of the thousands of meals that is served every day…

Experience innovative Danish Organic Companies at BioFach 2015 News

Experience innovative Danish Organic Companies at BioFach 2015

Discover the diversity and the great innovative spirit of Danish organic companies at BioFach 2015, the leading organic trade fair in the world. 18 Danish exhibitors are presenting their organic products at the joint Danish stand, which is organised by the Danish non-profit association Organic Denmark. The Minister for Food,…