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Germany: Latest figures released


According to the German Federation of the Organic Food Industry BOELW , the organic area increased to more than 900'000 hectares in 2008. This constitutes an increase of 5.3 %.  The number of farms is 19'824, an increase of 6 %. 

According to first estimates the organic market value was 5.8 billion Euros compared to 5.3 billion in 2007. The market share for organic products is now 3.5 %.

These as well as numerous other data on organic agriculture in Germany and in Europe can be found in the BOELW-Broshure Zahlen, Daten Fakten: Die Bio-Branche 2009 that was published for BioFach 2009.



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