Of Aucy wants to double the weight of its own production of organic vegetables

last year, never the conversion of farmers to organic farming were also important. According to Agence Bio, which presented on Tuesday the annual review of the

Of Aucy wants to double the weight of its own production of organic vegetables

last year, never the conversion of farmers to organic farming were also important. According to Agence Bio, which presented on Tuesday the annual review of the sector, 5,000 farmers are thus added to the ranks of the followers of this mode of production without pesticides. An approach that Aucy, one of the main farming cooperatives in traffic with 1.2 billion euros in turnover, wants to push with its 9 000 farmers cooperators. And, in particular, from producers of vegetables, the demand for organic is strong on this radius (20 % of the purchases of organic products are vegetables).

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today, at the co-operators of To Aucy, 8 % of the total surface dedicated to vegetables are organic. "We want to double this amount in four years, has supported Nicolas Way, responsible for France of the branch vegetables of the co-operative in brittany, which weighs 40 % of the activity. It is ...

Updated Date: 06 June 2019, 00:00

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