Europe Shows Interest in Honduran Organic Products

Among the products with the highest demand are cashews, organic coffee, aloe vera and fertilizers, among others.

Friday, March 6, 2009

La Tribuna in Honduras published on its website: "The European market has opened its expectations after the participation of producers from our country at the fair held recently in Germany. Honduras is well positioned globally to produce these products. Nicaragua, our neighbor, is in first place and Honduras is in second."

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More Consumption of Organic Products in Canada

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58% of Canadian families buy organic food at least once a week, making it an attractive market for companies producing these products.

The demand for organic food has grown in recent years both in Europe and in North America, where countries such as Germany, Switzerland, the United States and Canada are buying more and more organic food which is free of pesticides, dyes and other chemicals in order to improve their health.

Using Ethical Messages On Organic Produce

July 2013

A good marketing strategy in promoting organic products is to include ethical statements to help producers to differentiate themselves from their competitors.

From an article by the Costa Rican Trade Promotion Office (PROCOMER):

A study in five European countries which was recently published in the magazine Appetite, suggests including ethical statements in the promotion of organic products is a good marketing strategy for differentiating yourself.

Equivalence of Standards for Organic Products

April 2013

Costa Rica and Canada have recognized the equivalence of regulations governing the accreditation and certification of organic agricultural products in both countries.

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New Regulation for Exporting to Canada

July 2009

Costa Rica's Procomer announced the coming into force of changes in export requirements for organic products entering Canada.

The External Commerce Promotion Agency (Procomer) indicated that the usage of the 'Canada Biologique' logo is among the new regulations.

La Prensa Libre publishes on its website: "This norm has an impact on the country, given the growth of organic product trade, estimated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) in 15% to 20% each year. Nowadays, there are 3.618 farms certified as organic producers in Canada..."

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