Sustainability standards and initiatives can achieve greater impact by fully engaging those involved at each stage of agri-food production.
Globally, the organic market reached 54.9 billion US dollars in 2009. A large part of the turnover was in Europe (48 percent) and in North America (48.1 percent). Since 1999 (15.2 billion US dollars), the global market for organic products more than trebled (Sahota 2011).
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.
Overview and market access information for producers and international trading companies.
The trade in ingredients for the food and pharmaceutical industry is an issue where safety matters and development interests meet and where over the past few years the regulations and standards are becoming more and more strict and therefore for many emerging markets more difficult to meet.
Overview of the market and access information for international trading companies.