SME: Goodvenience, Thuringia, Germany. Produces handcrafted and organic broths, soups, sauces, spices and oils.
Food retailer: La ferme à l'Arbre de Liège, Liège, Belgium. A small-scale supermarket on a farm selling organic products such as meat and flour, not only from the farm itself, but also from organic producers across the region (short supply chains) since 1978.
Restaurant: Lilla Bjers, Gotland Island, Sweden. An organic farm and restaurant which operates under the 'seed-to-plate' concept.
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has announced its winners in the first ever EU Organic Awards, co-organised with the European Commission and other partners to reward excellence along the European organic value chain.