New European Organic Trade Association Formed

The Organic Processing and Trade Association (OPTA) has been founded as the first European association for organic trade companies and processors. According to Volkert Engelsman, general manager of Eosta, and OPTA board member: “the association’s goal is to further the development of organic food and agriculture in Europe, in close cooperation with our customers, growers and […]

France: Organic Market Shows Strong Growth

While the French are sticklers for tradition when it comes to their love affair with wine, cheese and saucisson, the future of French cuisine appears to be organic. In the country famous for its food (and eating habits), the consumption of organic products in 2016 was up by nearly 22 percent on the previous year, […]

Natrue Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Natrue celebrated its 10th anniversary at its members assembly on 30th May 2017.  Over 50 delegates attended the assembly to discuss Natrue’s activities in the natural & organic cosmetics industry. The challenges facing the sector were discussed, as well as several dedicated seminars on related topics. Speakers included Joëlle Meunier (Expert Cosmétiques S.P.F. Santé Publique – Health […]