Market, Certification and Production Information for Producers and International Trading Companies
For some people organic agriculture is “farming without chemical fertilizers and pesticides”. This is short and concise, but misses important characteristics. Organic agriculture follows the logic of a living organism in which all elements (soil, plants, farm animals, insects, the farmer etc.) are closely linked with one other. Organic farming therefore must be based on a thorough understanding and clever management of these interactions and processes.
The food market is regulated by various standards and regulations owing to the growth of consumer awareness on food safety, social and environmental. This booklet consists of standards that apply to agricultural products produced in Indonesia and that are required by worldwide markets. Each standard and regulation has its own market. To enter the market, producers should meet the required standards for the respective market that has been entered.
This report gives an overview of the foodservice industry and its various sectors within the UK. It explains how the current economic downturn is affecting UK foodservice industry and identifies the major players, as well as giving contact information for all the main groups within the industry. Healthy food options are the hottest trend in the HRI sector, while the market remains receptive for new U.S. products.
The UK has strong historic and cultural ties to the U.S., which are obvious in consumer trends in retail and foodservice markets. The UK presents market opportunities for many U.S. consumer-oriented products, including specialty food products, “healthy” food items, wine, sauces, fruit, nuts and juices. “Health” and convenience foods are the main driving forces in the UK value-added food and beverage market.
Guide to UK Legal Compliance and Good Practice for Business Documentation: Materials and Articles in Contact with Food