The Organic Trade Board has begun a three year campaign entitled Organic. Feed Your Happy. featuring radio DJ Sara Cox and chef Rosie Birkett.
Suma Wholefoods worker cooperative is celebrating 40 years in business this month.
A new chemical free dry-cleaning shop opened its doors in London this week.
Earlier this year saw the launch of Earth.Love.Food, a 100% organic store in Totnes, Devon, which operates a blanket ‘no packaging’ policy.
Shoppers will know straight away that things are going to be different at Whole Foods Market, when Amazon completes its $14 billion acquisition of the natural food retailer on Monday (18 August).
New data gathered by the Soil Association shows that the organic market has continued to grow in the first half of 2017, driven significantly by increased consumer interest in nutrition and a desire for traceability in food sourcing.
“Landmark” research carried out at Sydney’s Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute could in future prevent miscarriages and multiple types of birth defects, in what is being claimed to be one of the most significant discoveries in pregnancy research.
Organic and Fairtrade trailblazer brand Green & Black’s has launched a ‘Velvet Edition’ chocolate range in the UK that is neither organic or Fairtrade.
Exposure to pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food, in particular for frequent and high consumers of tea and herbal infusions, is a possible long-term concern for human health due to their potential carcinogenicity, say scientists at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
An ad stating that “Humane milk is a myth” has been cleared by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority following complaints from members of the dairy industry that it was inaccurate and misleading.
Arla Foods is repositioning its organic milk range to maximize the opportunity of growing consumer interest in the idea of ‘free-range milk’.
Decades of destruction to the natural environment caused by industrialized farming risks “derailing humanity’s place on Earth for good”, the Prince of Wales warned this week.
Homeplatz has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its online portal, which will offer hassle-free shopping for natural groceries at wholesale prices.
Winners of the Soil Association’s prestigious BOOM (Best of the Organic Market) Awards were announced last night, 5 July, 2017 at a ceremony in London’s renowned Borough Market.
In a move which sees two leading organic independent speciality tea brands join forces, English Tea Shop has acquired Joe’s Tea Company.
Holland & Barrett has named its youngest ever Manager of the Year at its annual retail awards ceremony.
L1 Retail is set to buy Holland & Barrett from The Nature’s Bounty Co. and The Carlyle Group for £1.77 billion.
Cosmetics giant L’oréal has received a firm offer for The Body Shop from Brazilian manufacturer Natura Cosméticos SA. In February it was rumoured that L’oréal was considering selling The Body Shop, which it purchased in 2006 for £652.3 million. Now, the bid from Natura will be submitted to L’Oréal’s employee representative body and is subject […]
Amazon, the world’s biggest online retailer, is buying Whole Foods Market in a deal valued at approximately $13.7bn.
At a special HFMA Brexit seminar in London this week senior representatives from three government departments urged natural products companies to step up the pace of their preparations for Brexit.