Organic food is hot: Brussels-based organic food market The Barn is expanding beyond the city borders for the first time, to open a market in Antwerp. On top of that, there will also be a third Brussels Barn before the end of the year.
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Kazidomi, a Belgian online platform for healthy and organic products, wants to triple its turnover this year by expanding its focus to countries like France, the Netherlands and Switzerland.
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Colruyt subsidiary Bio-Planet expands the share of Belgian products in its organic range, featuring four products based on locally grown soy.
Organic products are becoming increasingly important in Aldi's range, which is upsetting the organic market: the German discounter is worrying other players with its rock-bottom prices.
Belgian organic chain Sequoia celebrates its thirtieth anniversary with the opening of its eighth store in the Brussels area and the promise of more to come.
Every year, the organic industry organizes a BioWeek in early June to help promote bio products. We talked to BioForum’s Marijke Van Ranst.
Several initiatives in Brussels, like the La Vivrière - PoiDs Gourmant and The Barn, are focused on making sure the distance between manufacturers and consumers is as short as possible, a new way of shopping.
Bio c’Bon, the French bio store chain, will open its first Belgian store in Brussels this Saturday. It will be the chain's 97th store and another step towards the company's goal to bring biological food closer to everyone's reach.