Environment

Farmers abandon organic as demand stalls

2:13 min
  • Organic farmers in Sweden have lost 40% of their income in the last year, as prices fall, according to a new report.
  • The industry association says some organic farmers are quitting as the greater cost for looking after environment and animals is not being met.
  • The report commissioned by the Board of Agriculture says competition with foreign producers is a major reason for the prices falling.