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Organic production and consumption

Denmark has the highest consumption of organic products in the world. Eight per cent of all foods sold in Denmark are organically produced.

7% is cultivated organically

The area that was cultivated by organic farms in Denmark in 2014 amounted to approx. 176.000 ha, which means that  7% of Denmark’s total area is organically cultivated.

10% of the diary sector is organic

The dairy sector is the largest organic sector in Denmark. In 2007, the dairies produced 164 million kg organic milk for consumption, 2 million kg organic butter and 3 million kg organic cheese. Organic raw milk today equals about 10% of the total milk production in Denmark.


Agriculture and Environment team