1.2 What types of eco-food are offered? 

There is a wide range of eco-foods offered in the market:

·             Vegetables & Friuts
·             Dairy Products
·             Meat
·             Cereal Products
·             Fish
·             Tea & Coffee
·             Other
 

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·             Bread
·             Alcohol
·             Sweets
·             Spices
·             Delicacies
·             Animal and Vegetable Fats
 

 

      1.3 Organic food market in Poland 

The organic food market has a potential to develop in Poland.  Now, people are more aware of what is healthy food and try to avoid full of chemicals conventional food. In past years, people could have noticed a significant increasing number of health shops and organic food in Poland. “The value of Polish organic food market exceeds PLN 700 million, and the dynamics of its development is estimated at 10-20% per year – for comparison, in September 2014, this market was estimated at PLN 600-650 million.”1 The country possesses “rich agricultural lands not ecologically the contaminated, which is suitable for organic and ecologic farming.”2 In Polish agriculture, there are “fragmented structure and low-use of chemicals”3 what “allows to produce high quality, organic and natural food that are so desired in Europe.”4

                  Figure 1.1 summarizes all the important information and data about Polish food organic market and consumers.

 1.3.1 Market size1 We could have observed trends towards organic producers and organic food processing plants: ·            
The number of organic producers in 2016 was 24276,5 times higher than 10
years ago ( Figure 1.2 ),·            
The number of processing plants in 2015 was 562 what was 10 times higher
than 10 years ago ( Figure 1.3 ). In which (2014), 54% in total was fruit and
vegetables processing and cereal milling products ( Figure 1.4 ).According to the Polish Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development2, the
value of organic food market in Poland is believed to exceed PLN 1 billion.
Moreover, in conformity with ‘Bio Planet’ (2015), Poland consumed nearly 770
million zlotys (184.59 million Euros) for organic products, which is around 20%
greater than the previous year. 

1 Pachnowska, Beata, and Katarzyna
?ozi?ska-Wróbel. “ORGANIC
FOOD IN POLAND.” Http://Imas.pl/En/Wp-Content/Uploads/Sites/2/2017/08/Organic_Food_in_Poland_2017_IMAS-International.pdf,
IMAS International Sp. z O.o., May 2017.

2 Pachnowska, Beata, and Katarzyna
?ozi?ska-Wróbel. “ORGANIC
FOOD IN POLAND.” Http://Imas.pl/En/Wp-Content/Uploads/Sites/2/2017/08/Organic_Food_in_Poland_2017_IMAS-International.pdf,
IMAS International Sp. z O.o., May 2017.

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