WHAT IS ECO-FRIENDLY FARMING?
Eco-friendly farming is a food production system which is respectful with environment. It favours the biodiversity of ecosystems, reduces ground and water pollution, and it contributes to strengthen the agri-food system. The main added value of eco-friendly products is their respect for the environment and the commitment with sustainable development.
ADVANTAGES OF ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTION
- Absence of synthetic pesticide residues.
- Increase of biodiversity. In this kind of production process, natural biodiversity is used as a tool in the farms management.
- It reduces the subterranean water or grounds pollution thanks to organic fertilizers with low solubility in appropriate amount.
- The air quality is improved thanks to the non-use of pesticides.
WHAT ARE ECO-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS?
Eco-friendly products, also known as biological, organic or bio products, are natural products obtained without using chemical products. They cannot present any chemical residue to be called “eco-friendly”. In this way, when we eat this kind of food we are only consuming natural products.