One of the most prominent words you see in Berlin today is Bio. Bio stands for biological and is fast being adopted by everyone from drinks companies to grocery stores to service a growing mainstream demand for better products. Bio is an offical standard in Germany: since September 2001, all agricultural products and foodstuffs from organic farming can be labeled with the national Bio-Siegel (eco label) of Germany.

One of the most prominent words you see in Berlin today is Bio. Bio stands for biological and is fast being adopted by everyone from drinks companies to grocery stores to service a growing mainstream demand for better products. Bio is an offical standard in Germany: since September 2001, all agricultural products and foodstuffs from organic farming can be labeled with the national Bio-Siegel (eco label) of Germany. The small hexagonal logo with the inscription “Bio” hopes to “bring about clarity, uniformity and orientation for organic or eco products respectively.”

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