Producers, traders and consumers of organic products with wild plant ingredients are sometimes faced with a problem: the sustainability of procurement is difficult to track, and even existing organic labels do not offer any security. This is where the FairWild certification system comes in – and calls for more educational work with consumers.
Wild plants are often not harvested according to sustainability criteria and supply chains are difficult to trace. Manufacturers and retailers can still do a lot to ensure sustainable procurement for their products.
On the initiative of the “Unternehmensgrün” association, which has been in existence for 28 years, more than 870 companies have signed an appeal. With this appeal, they demand that, despite Corona, they do not lose sight of the goals they have set themselves in terms of sustainability, climate and environmental protection and that they forge new alliances.
In an interview, Bioland President Jan Plagge reports on the positive effects and challenges of the Corona pandemic, strategies with regard to climate change – especially the increasing drought – and the initiative for the breeding of dual-purpose chickens.
No “not until 30 years from now” as the European Union intends but already as early as next year, the Followfood GmbH from Friedrichshafen wants to be climate neutral and thus contribute to the fight against global warming.
Almost 100 percent of German households are connected to the public water supply and have access to safe sanitary facilities. Consumer protection is a top priority in this country, which is why drinking water is subject to continuous strict controls.