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Organic farming in the UK at ‘all-time low’

THE AMOUNT OF land dedicated to organic farming in the UK has been heavily reduced, according to a new Defra study.   Landmass used to grow organic crops and livestock had fallen to 605,329 hectares in 2012, a fifth less than in 2008.   It is thought that the recession may have had an impact,…
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Organic growth following horsegate

SALES OF ORGANIC food are up for the first time in almost four years thanks to the horse meat scandal and fears that chickens are now being fed GM soya.   The latest figures from Kantar Worldpanel reveal organic sales through supermarkets have increased steadily for the past three months. Market intelligence work carried out…
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