Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Organic Shortages in Dutch Supermarkets

"Dutch supermarkets will be forced to import increasing amounts of organic food unless domestic production is increased, the Volkskrant reports on Wednesday, quoting the national retail board CBL.

'We would rather not import organic food because bringing it from across the globe is not environment-friendly and is more expensive,' the CBL's Marc Jansen told the paper.

At the same time however, some 60% of Dutch production of organic food is exported abroad, mainly to Denmark, Germany and Britain."

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