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Organic Denmark

Eight per cent of all foods sold in Denmark are organically cultivated, which is a world record.

Image of Esben Lunde Larsen. Foto: Kim Vadskær

New Minister for the Environment and Food

Minister for the Environment and Food of Denmark, Esben Lunde Larsen

Dogs are welcome

The Danish Dog Law

On 11 June 2014 the Danish Parliament enacted a new dog law. Since 1 July 2014 it is illegal to shoot stray dogs and the paragraph about savaging is changed so dog owners will have the right to an assessment by a dog behaviour expert. 

Angling in Denmark

Angling in Denmark

Everyone aged between 18 and 65 angling in Denmark must hold a valid angling licence. Read more about where to buy and what the income from sales are spent on.

Video: 25 years with the Danish organic brand

This video tells the story of the red 'Ø' that has branded organic products in Denmark since 1990 and contributed to Denmark being the country ind the world with the highest percentage of organic foods.  

International conference on pig Welfare

In April 2015 the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries hosted an international conference on pig welfare in Copenhagen.