The organic market continues to explode. The «Agence Bio » (French agency for the development & promotion of organizing products) has just published the impressive results for 2019: a turnover of 11.93 billion euros, up by 13.5%, or + €1.4 billion compared to 2018, with €11.3 billion from retail and direct purchases and € 640 million
In foodservice, organic products represent 6.1% of food purchases, a figure that has doubled in five years.
This year, there was strong growth of processed organic products, with a sales growth of 31% for frozen foods, 24% for beers and 16% for grocery products.
Fruit, grocery products, soft drinks and smoked-products are still largely imported from the European Union or third countries.