July 2019

Italy is among the leaders in organic production worldwide.


Italy is the world’s top producer of citrus fruits (27% of all Italian land for the cultivation of citrus fruits is organic), Europe’s leading grower of olives (more than 20% of the nation’s olive groves are organic), fruit (almost 25 thousand hectares, over 11% of the national total) and vegetables (55,000 hectares, almost 11% of the total).

Italy is in second place in the world when it comes to organic vines (over 105 thousand hectares and 15.8% of the national total), and the world’s second producer of cereals (after China). 10 hectares in every 100 under cultivation are organic and we are in first place in Europe for the number of organic companies.


Read the press release.