Germany biggest Dutch export market for organics

Sharon Dijksma, State Secretary for Economic Affairs announced during the Biofach Fair in Nürnberg that Holland would be co-sponsoring next year’s Biofach Fair to be held between 11th and 14th February

“The total value of Dutch organic products is about € 900 million euro’s. Half of that goes to Germany,” according to a statement made by Mrs Dijksma during this year’s Fair explaining her decision.

Organic sector in the Netherlands is booming

The organic sector in the Netherlands has seen strong growth over the past few years. There are around 1650 organic farms cultivating more than 55.000 hectares. And there are also around 1700 firms processing and trading organic products.