If you’re a European Union citizen or have lived in the EU during the past few years, you’ve no doubt come into contact with some aspect of organic food or farming and its associated supply chain.
You’ve probably seen the word “organic” on a fruit and vegetable display in your local supermarket, or perhaps alongside a menu description of a tasty steak in a restaurant where you've eaten. Maybe you’ve also noticed the EU organic farming logo, or a similar logo used in your country, on a bottle of fruit juice or a carton of eggs that you’ve purchased.
But perhaps you’ve wondered what the concept organic means in terms of food production and whether it’s a reliable system? If so, then prepare to have your questions answered, starting with the most basic: what is organic farming?
Here you can find out all about the organic sector and its relationship to you, including facts about organic:
And if you’ve ever encountered conflicting information about organic farming, you can now get to the bottom of the matter in our true or false section, where some common misconceptions about organic farming and the organic supply chain are addressed once and for all.
Organic farming. Good for nature, good for you.