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2014-03-27 12:30:14

BURNABY, British Columbia, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The processed package food and fruits & vegetables accounted for the highest revenue share in Germany's organic food market Increasing purchasing power and consumer health concerns are significantly contributing towards the robust growth in organic food sales across the globe. In 2013, North America accounted for more than one third of the overall global demand for organic food, followed closely by Europe....

2012-06-15 23:02:40

The Organic Farming industry in Australia is the beneficiary of a worldwide shift in preferences by consumers towards organic produce. The challenge for the fledgling industry is to produce consistent supply to meet this growing demand. Global demand for organic products is rising with increasing health consciousness, growing concern for the environment, income growth and the increased convenience of organic food. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on...

2011-07-05 16:50:00

OTTAWA, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Canada and the Europea2011-07-05n Union have reached an historic agreement to recognize each other's organic standards and laws, after nearly four years of formal negotiation. This is the world's second such agreement. In June 2009, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the United States Department of Agriculture signed the very first "organic equivalency arrangement," which opened the significant U.S. organic market to Canadian exports. The...

2010-04-22 12:15:00

GREENFIELD, Mass., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. sales of organic products continued to grow during 2009 despite the distressed state of the economy, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) revealed today in releasing findings from its 2010 Organic Industry Survey. In fact, organic product sales in 2009 grew by 5.3 percent overall, to reach $26.6 billion. Of that figure, $24.8 billion represented organic food. The remaining $1.8 billion were sales of organic non-foods. "While total...

2008-10-07 09:00:36

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9c0e57/emerging_organic_f) has announced the addition of the "Emerging Organic Food Markets" report to their offering. Our latest report "Emerging Organic Food Markets" provides extensive and exhaustive research on the growing market for organic food and beverages all around the world. It defines the organic food market in various countries of the world and gives thorough insight into market trends and market segments,...

2008-09-05 12:00:12

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/876db0/organic_foods_repo) has announced the addition of the "Organic Foods Report 2006" report to their offering. An analysis of markets, trends, competition and strategy in U.S. organic foods: 1996-2010 Organic Foods Report 2006 is the fourth edition of this comprehensive analysis of the U.S. organic foods industry. Based on more than a decade of continuous research on natural, organic, functional and...

2008-06-24 18:00:00

By NIC LAMPKIN LAST WEEK, more than 1,800 representatives of the global organic community gathered in Modena, Italy, for the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement's World Congress. This three-yearly event brings together producers, processors, traders, researchers, policymakers and non-governmental organisations from around the world to reflect on achievements and work still to be done. The global nature and identity of the organic world was clear: from its European...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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