Call to nature

The organic farming sector in India has a supply chain problem, and technology may just be the answer

A few decades ago, technology in the food sector meant higher-yielding crops, and better storage and packaging practices. Today, with the slow food movement, there is a shift in the way we eat: we have moved to fertiliser-free, non-GMO food, to stay healthy through life. The focus is now on using technology to put a plate of organic food efficiently onto our tables, for farm-to-fork to be a reality for the majority.

How things stand

The overall world trade in organic food is said to be over $80 billion, according to the 17th edition of The World of Organic Agriculture, published by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture and IFOAM – Organics International in February 2016...................Read more


Source: The Hindu

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