Premium soup brand Yorkshire Provender is set to be purchased by Hain Daniels, part of the US Hain Celestial Group.
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The UK organic market grew 7.1% in 2016 to be worth £2.09 billion, according to latest figures from the Soil Association.
Germany’s minister for food and farming, Christian Schmidt, says that EU law-makers must “acknowledge the special holistic aspects of organic production” as they continue to formulate a revised EU Organic Regulation.
The organic market in Europe continues to maintain double digit growth according to data from Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and the Agricultural Market Information Company (AMI) that was released at last week’s Biofach exhibition.
The German footwear company Birkenstock – famous for its iconic cork sandals – used this week’s Biofach exhibition in Nuremberg to preview a comprehensive range of natural cosmetic products.
India’s ‘organic hub’ – a cluster of fertile, proactively organic states in Northeast India – is helping drive strong market growth in the country and setting it on its way to securing 2% of the world organic food market.
BioCare Limited has been acquired by International Vitamin Corporation (IVC).
Following the announcement of its 2016 annual results, reports have surfaced that L’Oréal may be considering offloading The Body Shop due to slowing sales. Founded in 1976 by Anita Roddick, The Body Shop was bought by the French cosmetics company in 2006 for £652.3 million. But with so many brands claiming natural and ethical credentials, […]
Holland & Barrett’s ‘Innovation Pitch Live’ will be back at Natural & Organic Products Europe for a second year.
The Slow Food organisation has condemned the newly approved CETA trade agreement between the EU and Canada, which it says fails to raise environmental standards and will impact heavily on poor farming communities.
Hundreds of new products will be launched at the forthcoming Natural Food Show.
The Soil Association’s (SA) Best of Organic Market (BOOM) Awards 2017 have opened for entries.
The Pretenders front woman and high profile animal rights activist Chrissie Hynde has condemned what she has called a “vegan tyranny”.
A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the diet increases calorie loss by reducing calories retained during digestion and speeding up metabolism.
“Capitalizing on the Organic Trade Board’s recently secured EU grant, and working closely with them to get a thread of unification across the whole sector. I think that’s a really important thing for us as industry over the next few years.”
An increasing number of companies are beginning to see their commitment to farm animal welfare as an important business opportunity, says a new report.
The Soil Association (SA) has expanded its award scheme for restaurants, cafes and eateries to cover the whole of the UK.
Farming Minister George Eustice MP has confirmed that farmers and growers will be able to apply for Countryside Stewardship support for the next two years.
“Engaging authentically with our customers – that’s our big opportunity as independent retailers.” So says Food For Thought owner Alan Martin in a new video interview for Natural Products News.
The food writer and campaigner Joanna Blythman has described the Food Standards Agency’s ‘go for gold’ campaign on acrylamide as a “fiasco” that distracts from the biggest exposure risk.