Organic Aquaculture as a Promising Direction for the Production of Organic Food

Irina A. Glebova, Anna A. Larionova, Natalia A. Zaitseva, Alexandra A. Grunina, Vladimir A. Chvyakin, Oksana V. Takhumova, Liudmila E. Glagoleva

Ekoloji, 2019, Issue 107, Pages: 537-543, Article No: e107061

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Abstract

Over the past 15 years, there has been an increase in demand for seafood grown in accordance with certified organic standards, especially in European countries. The relevance of the research topic is determined by the need to substantiate the prospects for the development of organic food, in particular organic aquaculture. The purpose of this article is to summarize the trends in aquaculture production, organic farming, and to identify and describe the main trends in organic aquaculture production in Russia. To assess the prospects for the development of world production of fisheries and aquaculture products, methods of analysis of regulatory legal documents, methods of consolidation and synthesis of information, statistical analysis were used. The information basis for studying the production of organic aquaculture in the Russian Federation was made by expert assessments, data from the National Organic Union of official departments and periodicals. The article clarifies the factors affecting the development of aquaculture production. The main problems negatively affecting the demand for organic aquaculture in Russia are highlighted. Future perspectives and challenges for the further development of organic aquaculture are discussed in a broad context. Materials of the article will be useful for producers and potential investors, as well as other participants in the Russian market of organic products.

Keywords

ecological products, organic aquaculture, consumer culture, food, agriculture, aquaculture, organic food

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