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12% more organic farms in Holland

In 2016 there was a 12% increase in the number of organic farms registered in Holland. There are now1831 organic farms registered with Skal, the Dutch agency controlling organic agriculture

The newcomers will have to wait during a two year transition period before their produce can be sold as organic.

There was a 10% increase in the number of trading companies in Holland in 2016 of which there are now 2.586 registered by Skal.

Source: Bionext

Organic fennel

Organic fennel

 

Harvesting organic carrots at Biostee, in the Southwest of Holland

Harvesting organic carrots at Biostee, in the Southwest of Holland

Organic farm in Limburg, in the South of Holland

Organic farm in Limburg, in the South of Holland

Drying organic onions in the sun

Drying organic onions in the sun