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Organic conference in Izmir a great success

In recent years, the share of organic cotton has developed pleasingly from 0.1 % to over 1 %, which is mainly down to the big conventional textile firms like C&A and Nike. More than 200,000 farmers now earn a good living in this segment. 50 % of the fairtrade production now has an organic certificate, as Rossitza Krüger from FLO (picture) explained.

Source: organic-market.info (Monday, April 16, 2012)
Monday, April 23, 2012
Submitted by Andrea Bischof

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