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The Better Food Co gets stuck into Organic September

Bristol-based The Better Food Company is putting on a whole series of events – both free and ticketed – running throughout Organic September. Starting with the Bristol launch on 3 September, there will be a screening of the acclaimed food documentary GMO OMG at the Watershed followed by a Q&A with Lawrence Woodward of Beyond […]

September 1, 2015 Continue Reading
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Bristol hosts Fair Trade conference

As part of the Bristol’s European Green Capital events programme 250 delegates from 21 countries travelled to the city last weekend for the 9th International Fair Trade Towns Conference to explore ‘Fair Trade for Sustainability’. The city saw banners in the Centre Promenade and Fairtrade activities in the Bristol 2015 Lab on Harbourside, and this […]

July 6, 2015 Continue Reading
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The UK wakes up to organic!

The Organic Trade Board’s (OTB) Wake up to Organic campaign took place on 17 June and was a resounding success, with a host of independent retailers joining in by offering a free organic breakfast at their stores and hosting in-house events where local bloggers, chefs and ambassadors made appearances and spoke with customers. In Bristol, […]

June 17, 2015 Continue Reading
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Essential gets in a flap (jack)

New from Essential comes a new range of indulgent organic flapjacks, free from artificial additives of any kind. The range consists of eight varieties which aim to provide a slow-release energy boost to keep you going throughout the wintry days. Dubbed ‘pure heaven, but tasty as hell’, the organic flapjack varieties are: Almond & Sunflower […]

December 18, 2014 Continue Reading
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Greenlife’s a winner with Fairtrade

Jon Inder and Becky Sherwood from Greenlife recently travelled to City Hall in Bristol to receive an award for the store at the South West Fairtrade Business Awards. The Totnes-based retailer won the Silver Award Best Fairtrade Retailer (Multiple Products) which was presented at a ceremony during Fairtrade Fortnight. The aim of the South West […]

April 16, 2014 Continue Reading
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Essential chills out

Bristol-based wholesaler Essential Trading is expanding its chilled and frozen storage facilities in order to meet increasing consumer demand in these sectors. Chilled foods currently represent about 10% of all UK retail foods by value, and with consumers demanding fresh and healthy versions of convenience food, this makes the chilled sector a dynamic one within […]

January 10, 2014 Continue Reading
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