Biosabor, a marketer and distributor of organic fruit and vegetables, attempts to develop new varieties of papaya that will thrive in Spain’s unique climate. Many vegetable growers are jumping at the chance to grow this exotic tropical fruit.
A new study, the first of its kind, suggests consuming plant-based and organic products are more beneficial for the environment. Diets filled with fruits and vegetables reduce deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions. More studies need to be conducted, but this is great news for organizations pushing to reduce the amount of animal products consumed.
The organic food market in the US is growing fast, making it a good investment for financiers. Although it is only a small part of the whole food market, the organic food market is growing 3 times faster than conventional food market.
There is a rise in the popularity of local food, and farmers are cashing in on this trend.
Despite interested people having concerns about vegan life being foreign and complicated, it is actually much more familiar and simple than most people might think. Even if you are accustomed used to certain ingredients like cheese, meat, and eggs, there is no reason why getting rid of animal products should be a big challenge. Here is a simple guide to being a vegan, which anyone can use.
An ex farmer in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu is campaigning for a return to traditional farming methods after discovering that indigenous crops are better suited to local conditions than hybrids brought from outside.
US organic food production has continued expanding. Fruit and vegetables are the most popular organic food products. But meat and poultry, along with spices and dips, are also rising in popularity. Organic non-food products have also increased their sales. Thailand is another country that is increasing its organic industry.
Denmark is the most organic country in the world, with sales of Danish organic food products booming in the country, and as exports.
The biggest soy producing state in Brazil, Mato Grosso, is starting to grow non-genetically modified soy beans, in response to the growing market for conventional soy, particularly in places such as Europe. Other parts of the world are also interested in buying non-GMO soy from Brazil.
Having a honey bee hive in your garden is the easiest way to get top class honey, and help the dwindling bee population in the US. Your own garden, preferably without chemical sprays, provides a richer, more natural environment for bees to produce honey, compared with the big commercial honey operations, where bees are more exposed to stress and disease.