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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 10.04.2020, 06:29

Number of organic farming enterprises in Latvia up 2.2% in 2019

BC, Riga, 24.02.2020.Print version
Last year, the number of enterprises involved in organic farming in Latvia rose by 2.2% against a year before, LETA was told at the Food and Veterinary Service.

Ilze Meistere, a spokeswoman for the Food and Veterinary Service, said that the number companies involved in organic food productions grew insignificantly, from 34,411 in 2018 to 34,414 at the end of 2019.


Meanwhile, the number of enterprises involved in organic farming rose by 2.2% on year, from 4,434 in 2018 to 4,530 last year.


The number of food service companies grew by 1.4% last year, from 6,698 at the end of 2018 to 6,789 at the end of 2019.


Meanwhile, the number of enterprises involved in selling food products, making products of animal origin, selling and making food-related materials declined last year.






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