PRODUCTION LEADER: Spain’s organic farmers and growers increase 5.3 per cent

SPAIN had 43,984 registered organic farmers and growers in 2018, a 5.3 per cent increase on the previous year.

“This puts Spain’s organic sector in a prominent position,” confirmed the annual report from organic growers’s assocation, Ecovalia.

Worldwide, organic farming has increased by 20.7 per cent with a turnover of €92 billion, of which €37.3 billion corresponds to Spain in seventh place.

“Spain is an organic production leader and for another year was placed amongst the world’s 10 high-consumption countries,” said Ecovalia president Alvaro Barrera.

“Organic farming is a future necessity in order to mitigate climate change,” he declared.

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