Organic food doesn’t pay – Sweden

Organic farming has come under fire by one of the world’s leading organic food producing countries.

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Helena Jonsson, president of the Federation of Swedish Farmers (LRF), said that Swedish farmers aren’t being rewarded for doing the right thing. “We are proud of how we produce food, but it hasn’t paid off.” Jonsson said that Sweden has the world’s most demanding consumers in terms of environmentally friendly food and animal welfare. This means Swedish farmers have substantial production costs.

Read the full story in the September 7, issue of FWSA..