Browse interactive data on organic production and retail
Over the last three decades, organic food and farming has been growing year by year across the EU and continues doing so. In 2019, the EU’s total area of farmland under organic production grew to 14.6 million hectares, 8.1% of agricultural land. Organic producers are also on the rise as compared to 2018, their number increasing by 4.9% to 343,000.
Accompanying these developments, the EU organic retail market significantly grew to €41.5 billon, rising by almost 11% and showing “its potential to reach the objective of 25% organic land by 2030 put forward in the EU Biodiversity and Farm to Fark strategies”, according to IFOAM Organics Europe’s Director Eduardo Cuoco. Per capita, consumer spending on organic food has doubled in the last decade, reaching €84 annually in the EU.
If you want to know more about organic production and market trends in Europe browse the interactive infographic and check out how your country performs.