Organic Farming

The market for organic and sustainable agricultural products is growing – faster than producers can grow crops in Germany, Austria and other European countries. More and more European companies therefore want to optimize their business and production processes to increase productivity.

merckens development support provides consultancy services to your business and trains your employees in all the relevant processes in production, processing and distribution of agricultural produce. We also provide assistance in assessing the success and development of your company.

  • Consultancy, training and personal coaching: We provide services to agricultural producers, processors and trading companies as well as organizations. On request, we also develop comprehensive training schemes and curricula in biodynamic farming.
  • Evaluations and technical audits: We evaluate your business success and carry out technical audits of all major operational areas in accordance with the guidelines for organic and biodynamic farming.
  • Certification and international standards: We help you to successfully prepare your business for certification and inspection for introducing national and international industry standards. For instance, we provide support during preparations for compliance with the Demeter standard and various EU regulations on organic farming.
  • Operational sustainability: We advise growers, cooperatives, companies and trade and processing enterprises on the planning and implementation of sustainable business processes in their farming enterprises.
  • Foundation, restructuring or realignment of businesses: We support companies in the comprehensive restructuring or realignment of their operations including the founding of new ventures.
  • Project planning and development: We assist businesses, industry associations and umbrella organizations in the fields of organic and biodynamic farming in the development of new thematic projects and help with their implementation if required.
  • Marketing and sales: With years of experience working in international markets with a variety of organic producers in both the North and South, we provide effective support for your company in the design of marketing strategies.


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