“Today in Kazakhstan 77 companies involved in organic production. At the same time, they can be divided into two groups focused on the domestic market and foreign market-oriented,” a statement reads.
Organic production are the products of agriculture and food industry, manufactured without the use of either the lower use of synthetic pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, growth regulators, artificial food additives, and without the use of genetically modified foods.
The companies focused on the domestic market, carrying out internal certification for compliance with domestic state standard "environmentally friendly products" and get internal sign ECO.
At the same time Kazakhstan sign ECO is popular only among certain part of Kazakh consumers, the majority of consumers still have little information about its meaning.