Still under-represented in terms of surface areas, industrial crops are developing in organic farming.
Organic industrial vegetable farming, aimed at processing, canning and freezing, is booming. Demand from supermarkets and hypermarkets continues to grow, mainly to meet the needs of the west European market.
Beetroot is a very demanding crop in terms of nutrients and has to deal with various production problems such as pests (crane flies, flea beetles, nematodes, etc.) and its slow development (weeds).For more information