Czech Republic leads East Europe in organic consumption and production (Oct 2009)
Updates and Sector News
Figures from IFOAM affiliate, Green Marketing, show an impressive increase in sales of organic products in the Czech Republic between 2007 and 2008. Czech consumers purchased more than €52 million of organic food in retail chains in 2008, an increase of €18 million from 2007. Figures from June 2009 show that there are currently more than 2,500 organic farmers in the Czech Republic - working on just over 10% of the country’s available farmland.
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