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Old 27.05.2011, 17:56
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Strawberries in Switzerland.

Interesting comments in this BBC article about Strawberries and the fact that half the Strawberry farms in Spain are using illegal water supplies at the expense of the environment.

Swiss people, according to the head of Bio Suisse, should be buying organic (if they're not buying locally, as there are tighter controls in organic farming. He then justified the cost:

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Organic strawberries can sometimes be twice as expensive - but Mr Remseir says that is often not a problem for the Swiss consumer.

"In Switzerland, food buying represents only 5% of income, so price is not that relevant for making decisions."
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