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.