Untapped Potential

Lack of lagislation and certification undermines the potential of organic farming in India

 
Last Updated: Sunday 07 June 2015

Untapped Potential

Shoor Vir Singh: grows sugarca Global agribusiness
Organic products are beginning to make a dent in world food market

Organic farming is the 'in-thing' in the developed world today. Promoted by environment and health conscious people, a vast market is opening up for organic food and products.

Concerned at the chemicals they ingest along with their food and the adverse impact industrial farming has on the environment, sales and area under organic agriculture across Europe, the US, Japan and China are increasing.

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