Bio products gain ground in the shopping cart

Booming. Although the area to grow organic products declined last year, consumption, number of industries and operators in Andalusia increased.

Andalusia has an enormous potential in organic production. It is the leading producer in Europe. Half of the surface with this label in Spain is Andalusian. And, in addition, the sector is in luck because the consumer, finally, looks for bio products for the shopping cart even though they are more expensive than the conventional ones. And not just outside of Spain. Leer más Sobre Bio products gain ground in the shopping cart

«Cooperativas de Andalucia» warns that Spain will nurture the world oil market with a «technically zero stock»

Agri-food cooperatives of Andalusia has recently held a sectoral meeting of olive oil in which it has analyzed the latest data on the evolution of the harvest worldwide. The federation has verified that, due to the agroclimatic conditions that occurred in the campaign, the production estimate made at the beginning of the campaign can hardly be fulfilled, which will cause Spain to feed the world olive oil market with a «stock Technically zero. « Leer más Sobre «Cooperativas de Andalucia» warns that Spain will nurture the world oil market with a «technically zero stock»

Do you know wich tomatoes help against colon cancer?

In the article published in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, researchers explain how tomato compounds, such as lycopene, act against the development of tumor cells originating from the colon, preventing its proliferation.

Researchers from the Chemistry of Biomolecules and Food Processes at the University of Almeria have confirmed in vitro cell lines that tomato extracts have activity against colon cancer. In addition, they have verified that some varieties act more intensely than others against the proliferation of cancer cells. The study also points out the benefit of olive oil in conjunction with tomato. Leer más Sobre Do you know wich tomatoes help against colon cancer?

Jaén gets one of the ten best olive oil productions in 30 years with half a million tons

The province of Jaén, the most olive oil producing area in the world, is going to get one of the ten best olive oil productions of the last 30 campaigns in the 2016/2017 olive oil season, because it will produce 500,000 tons. Interim data from the Food Information and Control Agency (AICA) indicate that at the end of last February production in the province of Jaén reached 490,000 tonnes, a figure that will increase slightly when the definitive figures of this harvest of the olive are included . Leer más Sobre Jaén gets one of the ten best olive oil productions in 30 years with half a million tons

Why should we choose organic food?

«Decanting for organic food is not a fad. There are many different reasons why it is fundamental that people change their lifestyle and opt for organic and really healthy food. »

Environmental Health and Climate Change

According to Cornell’s Department of Entomology, only 0.1% of applied pesticides achieve their goal. The other 99% only produces a negative and degenerative environmental impact. Waterways and farmland are contaminated by Leer más Sobre Why should we choose organic food?

The Cheeses of the Sierra de Cádiz, near to get the UE Protected Designation of Origin

The Sierra de Cádiz could soon have a new stimulus of great value for its recognized and award-winning cheeses, through the Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). To this end, on Tuesday, March 7, members of the Association of Cheese Producers of the Sierra de Cádiz met with institutional and technical representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Andalusian Government, who guaranteed their full involvement in To advance so that in a short time, even this year, that Denomination of Origin is a reality with beneficial effects. In the region of the Sierra, 70% of the artisanal cheese factories of Cadiz are concentrated. This sector of handmade cheese is made up of more than a Leer más Sobre The Cheeses of the Sierra de Cádiz, near to get the UE Protected Designation of Origin

Oil prices are close to the barrier of 4 euros, but are still far from the Italian 6 euros

The prices of olive oil at source seem to have no brake – each week they advance, slowly but inexorably – and the extra virgins are heading towards the psychological threshold of 4 euros, far from the ceiling reached in August 2015 (4, 23 euros) and Italy, where they approach 6 euros.

 

Producers, cooperatives and mills profit from this bonanza, which, on the contrary, can lead Leer más Sobre Oil prices are close to the barrier of 4 euros, but are still far from the Italian 6 euros

OSF attends Biofach 2017 in Nuremberg (Germany), the world’s largest fair for organic products

A total of 25 Andalusian companies participate in the fair Biofach of organic products in Nuremberg.

A total of twenty-five Andalusian companies have participated in the Extenda (Andalusia Agency for Foreign Promotion), an entity under the Ministry of Economy and Knowledge, at the fair of organic food Biofach 2017, which took place from Wednesday, February 15 until Saturday 18 At the Nuremberg Messe exhibition center in Nuremberg, Germany. Biofach is the main fair in the global agro-food sector and a Leer más Sobre OSF attends Biofach 2017 in Nuremberg (Germany), the world’s largest fair for organic products

OSF asiste a Biofach 2017 en Nuremberg (Alemania), la mayor feria mundial de productos ecológicos

Un total de 25 empresas andaluzas participan en la feria Biofach de productos ecológicos en Núremberg.

Un total de veinticinco empresas andaluzas han participasdo con Extenda-Agencia Andaluza de Promoción Exterior, entidad dependiente de la Consejería de Economía y Conocimiento, en la feria de alimentos ecológicos Biofach 2017, que se celebró desde el Miércoles 15 de Febrero y hasta el sábado 18 en el recinto ferial Núremberg Messe, en Núremberg, Alemania. Biofach es la principal feria Leer más Sobre OSF asiste a Biofach 2017 en Nuremberg (Alemania), la mayor feria mundial de productos ecológicos