Publications to order

Ecozept regularly does market research surveys and is therefore always in tune with the organic market. Our latest studies are listed below. To order a study please use our contact form.

The organic market in the USA

This market study consists in a compact overview of the organic market in the USA. It provides up to date information regarding the general market development and structure, distribution channels, consumer’s behavior and focus on 6 product groups:

Organic food

Organic wine

Organic food supplements

Organic textiles

Organic cosmetics

Ecological cleaning products

Furthermore it lists the principal market actors within the wholesale and retail sector and partly delivers contact details in the buying department. Recommendations at the end of each chapter support foreign market actors with practical suggestions regarding a possible market entry in the USA.


Specialised organic retail report Europe 2008

All about the European Organic Market in a new practical compendium

An international team of organic market specialists profiles the booming markets in 27 countries.

The ambitious project of Ecozept, bioVista and ORA (Organic Retailers Association) compiles country-specific data about the organic markets in Europe. In addition to an analysis of the overall economic background and a synopsis of existing studies, the 16 co-authors pioneered in describing the role and the structure of the organic markets.

From Scandinavia to Sicily, from Portugal to Turkey, from Poland to Romania: organic sales boom and the new report shows the underlying forces, the protagonists and perspectives of this growth.
Project manager Susan van Osch: „Our compendium provides a fast but exhaustive insight into the European market and shows international tendencies as well as national particularities. It’s a new important tool for any management decision”.
Burkhard Schaer (Ecozept) comments the accomplished work: “Finally we have fundamental data, decision guidance and principal addresses for all market players in a consolidated and accessible manual.”

The report was published in May 2008. It addresses retailers, wholesalers, processors, importers, control bodies, organizations and market observers.

The project is co- financed by the initiators and by sponsoring: Naturland, association for organic agriculture, BioFach – the world leading organic trade fair – and the organic company Sonnentor Kräuterhandels GmbH support the report.


Branch report Natural Cosmetics 2008

The german branch report Natural cosmetics 2008, published by naturkosmetik-konzepte elfriede dambacher in cooperation with Ecozept and articels of the German GfK, gives a full spectrum insight on the German market on natural cosmetics.

Other Publications

Surveys and publications on the french organic market and the specialised organic retail trade (in french)
Surveys and publications on the organic market (in german)