Organic farming is a way and a form of farming based on the balance between the soil (land), plants, animals, and man and the concluded circulation of nutrients of all the included elements. It handles natural resources carefully and protects the environment, nature, animals, and water.
- It is based on improving or at least maintaining soil fertility and biodiversity.
- Natural methods are used to control diseases, pests, and weeds.
- The use of mineral fertilizers, synthetic plant protection products, and genetically modified organisms is prohibited.
- It contributes to the preservation of the cultural agricultural landscape and has a positive impact on the development of rural areas; it can create more jobs and enable several types of complementary activities on the farm, especially in food processing, marketing, and tourism.
- The adequacy of organic production and processing on farms is monitored by control organizations through regular and special control procedures that.
- check the actual situation on the farm (inspection of areas, agricultural facilities, warehouses, and records) and
- establish compliance with the regulations for organic farming (control report and the determination of necessary measures).
Why is organically grown food so precious for the grower and the consumer?
- Products from organic production are products of the highest quality.
- They are grown in a completely natural way in harmony with nature and man.
- They are distinguished by a higher content of nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants.
- They do not contain dangerous pesticides and other harmful substances.
- No unnecessary additives, flavor enhancers, colors, or natural-identical or artificial flavors are used in the processing.
- Organic production is carried out following well-defined strict regulations and under the regular supervision of authorized certification bodies.