Organic News

Nature Bio Foods opens state-of-the-art organic foods cleaning plant

Nature Bio Foods recently opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Mandeep, India to process organic grains, oilseeds and cereals. The processing lines include best-in-class cleaning and grading machines made by Cimbria, one of the world’s leading organic processing equipment manufacturers. A Bühler Group optical sorting machine uses the latest MultiVision technology. The facility is completely […]

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Chipotle looks to increase sourcing of organic, regenerative, and local food for restaurants

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that achievement of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals will now be linked to compensation for executives. Ten percent of the annual incentive bonus given to officers will be tied to objectives in the categories of Food & Animals, People, and the Environment. Chipotle has committed to increasing the pounds of […]

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Organic farm and food production booming in EU

Between 2012 and 2018, organic acreage shot up 37%, growing by 8.6 million acres (including conversion acres). Most of the total organic acreage is in Spain, Italy, France, and Germany. Organic tillage acres occupy 14.8 acres, and organic pastures and meadows represent 13.8 million. Spain leads organic production; organic consumption lags far behind, however, and […]

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Court rules hydroponic operations can be certified organic

In March, the United States District Court for the Northern District issued a ruling that agreed with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s decision to allow soil-less hydroponic operations to be certified organic by exempting such operations from the requirement that certified organic crop producers build soil fertility. Siding with the government, the Court ruled that […]

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The GIANT Company and Rodale Institute announce partnership

Accelerates company’s commitment to healing the planet To support ecologically safe farming, sustainable retailing, and efforts to eliminate hunger, The GIANT Company recently announced a new partnership with Rodale Institute, the leading voice in developing solutions for the regenerative organic movement. Widely recognized as a founder of the modern organic movement, Rodale Institute has been a global leader […]

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