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Organic food at the Copenhagen Climate Conference

According to the homepage of the Copenhagen Summit, sustainability is one of the main focal points when it comes to providing adequate and satisfactory catering at the COP15.

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Besides ensuring healthy, tasty, and reasonably priced food, Denmark has chosen to guarantee a minimum of 65 percent organic food and beverages including fair-trade products such as coffee and tea.

According to the latest FiBL statistics on the European market, 6.7 percent of all Danish food sales are organic (2008). Denmark is thus probably the country in the world with the highest share. The data are based on figures of Statistics Denmark and Organic Denmark and were provided by kirsten Lund Jensen of the Danish Agriculture & Food Council.

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