He told the BusinessMirror that the materials used in making organic fertilizers and concoctions are made from the organic waste present in the farm.
'Although a lot of people are already aware of the benefits organic products give, majority of Filipinos still stick to practicality and spend their money on conventional products.'
Organic and conventional vegetables are grown in similar ways, so the price difference tends to be lower.
One reason organic premiums are falling is the increase in products on the shelves.
In order for an area to be declared as an organic zone, there should be existing organic farms in the area.
The organic landowners and farmers should also allow their farms to be certified as an organic farm.
While the growth in organic sales slowed in 2017, some slowdown had been expected, OTA said, as a sign of a maturing organic market.
"The organic food market will see a steadier pace of growth as it matures, but it will continue to surpass the growth rate of the broader food market," Ms.
The National Organic Coalition recognizes the urgent need to modernize and strengthen USDA oversight of organic products to prevent fraud and make sure that everyone in the supply chain is playing by the same rules.
For organic to advance, it is critical that we protect organics integrity.
The HONA ORGANIC
Dietary Regimen Art Kitchen launched by the sponsor BIOFACH CHINA together with HONA Organic
just conformed to the concept.
To provide a larger audience of consumers with healthy organic
products, Better For You Foods is now providing private label culinary services and product development for others seeking to create USDA Certified Organic
products of their own.
As to why the organic
foothold is deeper in fresh produce than other categories, Batcha says: "The consumer makes the connection to the farm when they buy a whole fruit or vegetable.
Despite these prescriptive food labelling requirements, the standards regulating the labels conveying information on organic
composition of a product (often referred to as 'organic
claims') are inconsistent, ambiguous and in certain circumstances, optional.
California is the top conventional dairy state, and also became the top organic
dairy state in 2008 with the largest number of certified organic