The following links and documents provide facts and figures to be used adding value to press releases, adverts and articles on trends and developments in the EU organic farming sector.
European Action Plan
The European Action Plan is comprised of the following two documents:
Official Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament setting out 21 actions.
Commission staff working document containing a background analysis and comprehensive description of the proposals.
Organic Farming Information System (OFIS)
This data base contains:
- Import authorisations granted by Member States for imports from third countries
- Authorisations granted by Member States on the use agricultural ingredients not available in organic quality
- List of inspection bodies or public authorities in charge of organic inspection in the EU
Summary lists of these authorisations and the list of inspection bodies and authorities are available online.
Facts and figures about organic farming in the EU can be found in the section data and statistics.
Several research projects focusing on organic farming and processing are available in the section research projects.
The organic farming logo in all language versions is offered for downloading in the section logo.