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Non-GM is a very big trend both in the US & Germany with Australia likely to follow

The rise in demand for non- GMO (genetically modified organisms) products in Germany is not an immediate threat to Irish agri-food exporters, but it is a trend that we need to respond to, Bord Bia analysts say.

At present, Ireland produces no GMO-free products, even though yields of GM-free crops and the launch of GM-free dairy products are becoming more widespread in places like Germany, the US and Scandinavia.

Germany is Ireland’s sixth largest market and was worth €600m in exports in 2016.

Speaking at the recent ANUGA food trade fair in Cologne, Bord Bia’s German manager Donal Denvir said that the demand for non- GM products is very “real” in the German dairy sector and that meat is not far behind.

https://www.independent.ie/business/farming/gearing-up-for-the-gmfree-food-future-36232619.html

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