The Organics in Finland is an annual report published by ProLuomu. This is a translation of the Finnish original. It provides an overview of the general conditions for food production in Finland, as well as basic statistics on organic agriculture and wild collection. It provides consumer insights in some detail, and retail and food service statistics at overview level.
This report is written in English - a Swedish version is available here.
The Finnish market for organic food is still in a fairly early stages. 2.4 % of all food sold in Finland is certified organic, but the growth rate is strong. Organic food is part of the regular grocery retailing, with each of the dominating retail chains offering a wide range of organic products, distributed across all categories.
Organic food is doing well in the Finnish public sector catering. 12%, by volume, of food brought by the public sector was organic in 2018. Private restaurants are also becoming more interested in organic food and cite environment, taste and ethics as major reasons for buying more organic food.
This report is exceptionally easy to read, as its designed is inspired by the layout of PowerPoint presentations.
First published: 2019
Latest update: 2019
Number of pages: 17
Author: ProLuomu RY, Finland, www.proluomu.fi