Nature & More is to mark organic fruit and veg with Natural Branding, a marking method which removes the need for packaging or stickers.
An EU grant worth €10.4m has been secured by the Organic Trade Board in partnership with Organic Denmark, to support a campaign to promote organic food.
The EU should increase investment in organic agriculture and use it as a field ‘laboratory’ for the development of sustainable and healthy food production.
The Review of the EU Organic Regulation has reached a “dead end” says recently appointed director of IFOAM EU, Eduardo Cuoco.
The phrase ‘feed the world’ denotes an unchallengeable imperative, doesn’t it? But what if the phrase itself is distracting us from acknowledging the biggest global health problem of them all?
The Nordic region is considered by UK organic producers and brands as the most desirable export market, with Asia/China and the United States coming in second and third place
A trinity of virtues – recognition, visibility and collaboration – is helping to drive record levels of growth for organic in Scandinavia, according to key actors from the sector in Denmark and Sweden.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says that over-the-counter homeopathic medicines on sale in America must in future state on pack that ‘there is no scientific evidence the product works’.
Organic food leaders have called on EU institutions to agree on a new organic regulation that actively supports and protects the development of the organic market.
Aldi is making a further push to steal customers away from the big US natural food retailers such as Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe.
A record 150 new natural and organic products will be competing for ‘Best new product’ awards at Natural Products Scandinavia and Nordic Organic Food Fair, which takes place in Malmö this week.
The beauty industry is in a state of perpetual reinvention, the need for constant innovation and ‘newness’ unquestioned. To some extent that’s true for the natural and organic beauty sector too. But just how sustainable is that relentless quest for the new? Not very, according to Jayn Sterland, MD at Weleda UK.
Fairtrade cocoa farmer Fortin Bley warns that unless the international cocoa industry does more to involve farmers, it risks losing a generation of growers.
The Government’s UK Food and Drink: International Action Plan 2016 to 2020 has been published to set out how it will work together with industry to create opportunities and increase capability for UK exporters over the next five years.
Natural Products Scandinavia – the Nordic region’s only dedicated trade show for the natural health, nutrition, health food, beauty, skin care, and self-care markets – has released its exhibitor show highlights for 2016.
The US Government is to provide $21.4 million in new grants for an organic research and market expansion programme.
The over-production and over-consumption of meat is a serious problem for both the environment and human health.
The US Food and Drink Administration (FDA) has banned the sale of antibacterial soaps, saying industry had failed to prove they were safe to use over the long term.
In one of the first large studies of the Mediterranean diet as a ‘treatment’, Italian researchers have shown that a diet rich in vegetables, nuts, fish and oils worked better than statins in reducing the risk of early death. Researchers followed 1,200 people with a history of heart attacks, strokes and blocked arteries over seven […]
A long-term study by the Swiss Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) in Kenya has shown clearly that organic agriculture not only generates comparable yields, but produces more income for farmers than conventional methods. The 10-year study in Thika and Chuka was conducted with local partners since 2007. It contradicts the widely heard claim that organic needs more space to achieve similar […]