New European organic logo03 september 2010
Starting from July 1 there is a new compelled European logo for organic products. The logo will be printed on packed products and can still be used together with the familiar national logos, like the EKO logo. A transition period of two years gives the companies the possibility to implement the new labelling regulations.
The logo, built up from the EU stars in leave shape, is a design of a German student, Dusan Milenkovic. His design got most of the votes in a contest in which more than 3500 students from all over Europe participated. About 130.000 persons voted on the internet on one of the three finalists of this design contest.
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