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Organic milk is apparently a natural product like conventional milk, but there are big differences in the way it is obtained and also in the quality and nutritional value of the two types of milk.

Thus, in the organic system, dairy cows cannot even be tied up in the stable. They must be free at all times, both while staying in the stable and while having free access outside. Raising dairy cows in freedom reduces, the stress to which the animals are subjected to and also facilitates permanent access to natural environmental factors (sun, fresh air, precipitation, etc). This contributes to maintaining a high animal health with significant positive effects on the quality of milk from cows raised in certified organic system.

The positive aspects mentioned so far refer only to “animal welfare”, but the quality of organic milk is also positively influenced by the quality of organic food that are used in animal feed. Thus, EU Reg. 834/2007 prohibits the use in organic agriculture of synthetic chemicals, as well as genetically modified organisms. This also applies to organic dairy cows. Therefore, all feed consumed by organic dairy cows must come from farms that are organic certified.

In practice, a conventional farm that has all the conditions imposed by the Organic Regulations must wait at least 2 and a half years to be able to sell organic milk: dairy cows have a conversion period of at least 6 months, while for the pasture on which the cows graze, it takes a minimum of 2 years as conversion period.
Products being produced exclusively from organic milk, in a variety of flavors like telemea, cheese, kaskhaval , yo­gurt, sana, do not use any synthetic chemicals (dyes, taste enhancers, etc.) in the production process

Organic farming is the only type of agriculture that inspects the farmer/producer annually and ensures product traceability and is also the type of agriculture that protects the environment at the highest level, ensuring the highest standard of animal welfare and providing food with high nutritional values, without chemical residues. The EU’s motto for organic farming is: “Good for nature, good for you!”

Organic farming is one of the most beneficial forms of production as it combines natural methods and techniques with the excellent quality and safety of the final products. At the same time, these are products that have great nutritional value as in their production no chemicals or pesticides, synthetic substances, etc. are used.
 
The exact same principles of organic farming are applied by organic livestock, which is based on the use of organic food in animals and the provision of optimal living conditions for animals.

One of the best quality and tasty products of organic livestock is organic milk.
But why should a consumer choose organic milk instead of a conventional one?

 

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• You support small producers and local communities and thus help to spread organic livestock more, increase the consumption of organic livestock products and support local economies.

• Organic milk has a higher content of Ω3, more antioxidants and greater nutritional value.

• Organic milk has zero content of growth hormones and pesticides.

• Producers never use genetically modified foods, except natural foods which most of the time they also produce by organic methods.

Organic milk from what we see is a product that you should definitely include in your diet and take advantage of its great and multiple benefits.

 

Organic milk from what we see is a product that you should definitely include in your diet and take advantage of its great and multiple benefits.

Romania stands 21st globally in organic land with 326,260 hectares and 2.5% share of the total agricultural land (2018). From that 171,594 is fully converted and 154,666 ha under conversion. Romania recorded a significant increase in organic agricultural land from 2017 with a 26.2% and a more impressive 93.9% 10 years growth rate. 240,800 ha are arable land crops, 18,569 are permanent crops and 66,890 ha are permanent grassland. As for the organic livestock (there are 16,890 bovines 61,520 poultry and 32,579 sheep in the country.

According to recent data from CLAL, Romania accounts for 0,7% of EU milk deliveries (year 2019), exports dairy products, converted into milk equivalent (ME), for the 20,1% of the milk deliveries (year 2018) and accounts for 0,3% of EU dairy exports in ME (year 2019).