Russia: Organic Klondike of the world?

A customer choosing carrots at a local farm produce fair in central Kaliningrad. (RIA Novosti/Igor Zarembo)
The organic food trend is sweeping through Russia. Enthusiastic farmers believe that, with its vast agricultural potential, Russia could become the world’s organic food basket.

Eating organic food is considered to be the best way to cut on consumption of pesticides and chemical additives, something modern big city dweller can only dream of.

Russian supermarkets are now full of costly organic food imported from abroad. However, the country’s progressive farmers believe Russia should be able to feed its people healthily, and also provide the rest of the world with perfect organic products.

Watch more in RT’s Darya Pushkova report.