European organic market grew 8%

European organic market grew 8%

The organic market in Europe continues to grow. In 2019, it increased by another 8 percent. Some markets enjoyed double-digit growth rates.

In Europe, 16.5 million hectares of farmland were organic in 2019. The organic farmland increased by over 0.9 million hectares in Europe and by over 0.8 million hectares in the European Union, representing an increase of 5.9 percent each. Growth was slower than in 2018 but higher than in the first years of the past decade. In Europe, consumers spent €56 on organic food per person annually. Per capita, consumer spending on organic food has doubled in the last decade.

There were almost 420,000 organic producers in Europe (European Union: almost 330,000), and the largest numbers were in Turkey (almost 80,000) and Italy (more than 69,000). The number of producers grew by 5.4% in Europe (7.2% in the European Union) in 2018.

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Source: FiBl

European organic market grew 8%

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