French government to stop upkeep aid for organic farmers

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Starting in 2018, the French government will stop allocating ‘upkeep aid’ for organic farmers in order ‘refocus’ on ‘conversion aid’ to help launch new organic farmers, the Minister of Agriculture Stéphane Travert announced on Wednesday. (Article in French)Read more →

French organic producers call for price transparency

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French organic producers are calling for greater price transparency, after a shocking investigation by UFC Que Choisir showed that major retailers place huge margins on organic fruits and vegetables, two times higher than those for non-organic products. (Article in French)Read more →