Did you know? 6 facts about organic food
1. Small market share
Despite increasing demand, the proportion of organic food on the market in Germany is just 6.4% overall.
2. Limitless growth
Across Europe as a whole, 45 billion euros’ worth of organic food products were sold in 2019, while in countries like France, Spain and Denmark, the market for organics is showing double-digit growth.
3. Anniversary of the organic logo
On 5 September 2021, the hexagonal German organic logo will be 20 years old.
4. Excellent variety
Over 93,000 products and more than 6,000 companies display the national government’s organic logo.
5. Organic farmers on the up
In 2020, there were a total 35,413 organic farms in Germany, equating to around 13.4% of all agricultural businesses.
6. More land wanted
The German Federal Government aims to expand the proportion of land devoted to organic agriculture from today’s figure of around 10% to 20% by 2030.