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According to the latest Australian Organic Market Report (AOMR 2017), Australia's organic sector is expanding, exports are up- especially to Asia- and the boom is set to continue, driven by cashed-up middle-class consumers in ‘tiger’ Asian economies and by health-conscious Millennials worldwide.
According to the latest FiBL-IFOAM report on organic farming worldwide, the global market for organics continues to grow, supplied by more than 2.4 million producers in 179 countries and 50-plus million hectares of organically farmed land – nearly half of it in Australia.
This green-leaning European country has gone all in, putting serious money and support behind organic food production, processing and promotion.
An introduction to the FAO’s latest flagship report on global food and agriculture, which analyses the current and likely future impacts of climate change and suggests viable ways forward.
September’s not all footie finals and spring planting: it’s Organic Awareness Month! Get in touch with organisers Australian Organics and help spread the good word about certified-organic products to fellow producers and consumers.
HIA-funded research has pinpointed 10 successful vegie innovations overseas that, if implemented here, could help give Australian vegetable products the edge in lucrative Asian markets.
Brand-new hybrids, Day-Glo-bright caulis, mutant carrots and oddball spuds are showing up on supermarket shelves across Australia. What's next – a glow-in-the-dark, dodecahedron-shaped pumpkato?
Which nations are best positioned to profit from the worldwide trend towards buying ‘organic’? The answers, as detailed in a new global report, might surprise you.
There is now valuable data on Australian consumers' organic buying behaviours- why we do (or don't) buy organic, who buys organic, where we buy it, and how much we're prepared to spend buying it.
In 2014, The value of Australia's organic market (domestic sales and exports) soared 15 percent in two years to a record high, with growth driven by six key agricultural sectors. ‘Conventional’ farmers in these sectors might want to consider converting.