Germany: biological sector
In 2017, Germany counted 29.174 companies (+7.5% with respect to 2016 data) active in the production of biological food products.
50.8% of the companies in the biological sector make up part of the category of associations for the certification of biological products (Bioland, Naturland, Demeter, Biokreis, Biopark, Gäa, Ecovin, Verbund Okohöfe, Ecoland).The remaining 49,2%, instead, are in possession of the European biological certificate.
A large part of the companies in the biological sector are situated in Bavaria and in Baden-Württemberg, in Assia and in the Renania Northern-Vestfalia.
Source: ICE Agenzia