|dc.description||A solid and soundly comprehensive guide, World markets in organic fruit and vegetables explains almost all that an interested trader, exporter or producer needs to know.
What are the requirements for producing and exporting organic products to major markets? What are the characteristics of the individual markets of Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA? Who certifies what, which labels mean what, what is the local competition? These detailed country profiles are followed by case studies of production and exports from Argentina, Cameroon, Chile, Dominican Republic, Madagascar, Papua New Guinea and Zambia.
Based on a study commissioned by FAO, CTA and the International Trade Centre, which comprises UNCTAD and the World Trade Organisation, is full of useful facts, and references and links to more facts. No hype, no spin, no dreams: even the bare facts about how the organic market share in most countries is about 1% of total food sales is somehow reassuring. No chance of losing your way with this guide.
World markets for organic fruit and vegetables. Opportunities for developing countries in the production and export of organic horticultural products.
FAO/ ITC/CTA, 2001. 317 pp.
CTA number 1055, 40 credit points.||