An organic product stems from organic farming, a method in which there is no use of chemicals in any form. At least 95% of the ingredients used in an organic product must have been grown using a method of production that respects the natural balance of the environment and ensures the well being of any animals involved.
In the 1950's the sole aim of agriculture was to satisfy the immediate requirement for ample food. Agriculturists adopted farming machines and developed chemical fertilizers that helped to increase productivity and thus ensure self sufficiency in the food market.
In the 1960's and 1970's both producers and consumers became more environmentally conscious and it is in this context of sustainable agriculture, that the concept of organic farming developed
[...] it's characteristics of the organic products sector in detail. It will focus on the developments of the sector, and the factors that influence society's acceptance of organic products. II. Sources of analysis Sources Characteristic Advantages Selectio Note n Country Reliable, recent updates Statistics, charts, Abundant and countries Reference of Links, World Market Simple, Articles with "it's Debate and organic; purpose public Revolution" The future Paper on the study Well compiled III. Planning tasks September October November December Choosing a market Choosing a Sector Collation of information Selection Analysis Production IV. [...]
[...] is the only country not to have ratified the Kyoto Protocol and have now established a pact with several Asian countries called the Asian Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate. The Participants want to implement a strategy to tackle climate change. It is a technological operation to make fossil fuels cleaner by introducing clean coal and nuclear power. There is a growing desire of countries to move towards organic farming and renewable energy investments. The efforts to make way for sustainable development are growing strongly particularly in California. [...]
[...] It is easies now, to match supply with demand since domestic producers who used to export most o their produce earlier, reserve a bigger share of their products for the local market, particularly the big cities of the east coast. Organic food consumption is limited to urban centers, where the annual income per capita 1,477 in 2004) is more than three times higher than the rural population 460). It is also more likely that urban dwellers know and appreciate food grown without pesticides or pollution more than their rural counterparts. [...]
[...] V - Sector Study Analysis of the situation Global demand for organic products is constantly on the rise. In fact it increases by $ 5 billion per year. Organic food is the main driver of this market because organic agricultural land covers 32.2 million hectares of the globe with over 1.2 million producers who maintain them. This agricultural development has caused a surge in global demand for products of biological origin and has also resulted in some governments encouraging farmers to convert to organic farming. [...]
[...] There is not much difference in the methods and procedures for certification of products in the two regions. It is easier to export products to this sector. Any producer who intends to export to the United States should work with an importer or a renowned intermediary associated with one or more certification bodies accredited by the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture). However, it is not necessary that the certification body is located in the United States. There is also an organization (Max Havelaar, Appendix that promotes fair trade, ensures the conditions of work, helps the production environment, as well as establishes minimum prices. [...]
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