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August 16, 2019
On January 1, 2019, Germany updated their waste management laws in an attempt to advance the country’s environmental protection goals and correct regulatory loopholes.
August 7, 2019
Total German cherry production for marketing year (MY) 2019 is estimated at 62,200 MT – an increase of 3.4 percent compared to MY 2018 and 30 percent compared to the historical....
July 31, 2019
The unprecedented heatwave in June across much of the European Union attracted attention to the outlook for the MY2019/20 EU28 grain crop.
July 3, 2019
Although Germany does not require labeling of non-GMO food products and animal feed, the nation’s voluntary Ohne Gentechnik (GMO-free) labeling program is gaining momentum.
May 9, 2019
Germany is by far the biggest market for food and beverages in the European Union.
March 26, 2019
As the largest economy in Europe, Germany is well-positioned to host the world’s largest and most commercially important international food trade shows.
December 6, 2018
Germany has 83 million of the world’s wealthiest consumers and is by far the biggest market in the European Union.
December 5, 2018
In November 2018, FAS Berlin secured the release of two containers of high value product from the U.S. destined for the German market.
November 23, 2018
The German Minister of the Environment revealed a plan to end glyphosate use on November 6, 2018.
November 20, 2018
Germany is a member of the European Union (EU) and generally follows EU directives and regulations, including those relating to the importation of food products.
November 20, 2018
Germany is a Member State of the European Union (EU) and applies the certification requirements described in the EU-28 Food and Agricultural Import Regulations and Standards (FAIRS) Certification....
November 14, 2018
Consumer demand for less plastic packaging was a key issue at the recent German Fruit and Vegetable Congress DOGK in Duesseldorf.
November 7, 2018
In June 2018, FAS Berlin received a request to facilitate the export of five takins – a “goat-antelope” from the eastern Himalayas – from Berlin’s zoo (Tierpark) to their new home....
September 24, 2018
Germany is a member of the European Union (EU) and generally follows EU directives and regulations, including those relating to the importation of food products.
September 14, 2018
Germany has 83 million of the world’s wealthiest consumers and is by far the biggest market in the European Union.
August 1, 2018
In the absence of a legally binding maximum level for cadmium in sunflower kernels, Germany applies a non-binding “guideline value” published by the former Federal Institute for Health Related....
July 27, 2018
On July 25, 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued its judgment that organisms created through many newer genome editing techniques are to be regulated....
July 10, 2018
On June 14, 2018, an agreement on the successor to the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) was reached for 2021-2030.
June 4, 2018
The EU Council formally adopted the text of the new Regulation on organic production and labeling of organic products.
April 24, 2018
Germany is by far the biggest market for food and beverages in the European Union.

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