Are organic eggs affordable? They’re not cheap. Organic eggs can cost up to double the cost of commercial eggs. This is largely due to the extra expenses involved in meeting organic certification requirements.
🍳 The first number of an egg’s code always indicates the method of production: 0 for organic, 1 for free range, 2 deep litter and 3 cage farming
🍳 Then there is a two-letter code for the country of origin (the egg in the photo comes from Austria = AT)
🍳 And last, a registration number indicating the producer
The official EU organic logo, the little green leaf, must be displayed on all packaged organic products.
Food Origin has decided to favour Organic and DEMETER fruits and vegetables to encourage sustainable practices. We favour quality over quantity. We only offer products which are in season so you can enjoy them with the best taste. Our aim is to avoid any type of food wastage so we strive to bring to Hong Kong only the best products. We are cheaper than many food store or supermarket to make those products more affordable for everyone.
Organic farming is a production method that combines best environmental practices, respecting biodiversity, the preservation of natural resources and the assurance of a high level of animal welfare.
Throughout the industry, operators engaged in the mode of production and biological transformation meet strict specifications that emphasizes non-polluting environmentally friendly processes that respect the ecosystem and animals.
It is also a mode of production which exclude the use of GMOs and which limits the use of inputs. Rather, it focuses on the use of natural and renewable resources in the context of agricultural systems organized at the local level, and strictly limiting the use of synthetic chemicals.
Finally, organic farming is also keen to strengthen its links with the whole of society: through creation of employment, management participation in planning, preservation and promotion of local skills.
In summary, the AB is:
- a system of sustainable management for agriculture.
- a wide variety of quality food and agricultural products,
- a source of innovations for agriculture, in an agro-ecological approach