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U.S.: Organic product sales reach 26.6 billion U.S. dollars in 2009


U.S. sales of organic products continued to grow during 2009 despite the distressed state of the economy, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) revealed on April 22 in releasing findings from its 2010 Organic Industry Survey.

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UK: Soil Association publishes Organic Market Report 2010


The Soil Association has recently published its organic market report for the UK. It predicts a modest market expansion of between 2 percent to 5 percent in the UK market for organic products in 2010.

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Philippines: Organic Agriculture Act of 2010 signed


According to Business Mirror, president Arroyo of the Philippines has signed the Organic Agriculture Act of 2010, which provides for the development and promotion of organic agriculture in the country through a comprehensive program. This program will be executed by the newly created National...

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Sudan: Development of organic markets crucial for the promotion of organic farming


At the conference International Conference on Organic Farming ICOF which was held in April 2010 in Sudan, several papers on the current situation of organic farming in this country were presented.The collection of abstracts furthermore contains a number of papers on production related issues. 


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United Arab Emirates: The demand for organic produce is growing but production needs to be be increased


According to GulfNews.com, the demand for organic produce is growing but the UAE has to increase production to support the trend.

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Taiwan: Organic agriculture a growing business for Taiwan’s farms


The Taipe Times reports, that choosing organic foods has become more than just a fad in recent years, as the latest statistics from the Agriculture and Food Agency show.

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U.S.: Organic data for 2006 to 2008 released by the Economic Research Service


On March 30, consolidated data on organic land, land use and crops as well as the number of producers were published. According to these figure 4.8 million acres or 1.9 million hectares (0.6 percent of the U.S. organic farmland) were organically managed in 2008.

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