The Co-op and the Compass Group UK & Ireland have committed £100,000 in funding for an new programme to improve women’s opportunities in cocoa communities.
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.
Wessanen UK is providing financial support to enable the International Tree Foundation (ITF) to deliver its Sustainable Community Forestry Programme.
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) has today (10 August) announced the launch of its bid for “game changing” EU funding to further extend the successful and pioneering ‘Organic. Naturally Different’ campaign for an additional three years from 2017. New funding rules announced by the EU mean that a successful bid would see a shift from 50% […]
Dairy- and gluten-free chocolate manufacturer Moo Free Ltd is investing in new machinery and staff after securing funding of £530,000 from Santander Corporate & Commercial. Set up in 2010 by Andrea Jessop, the company has seen strong demand for its products and is looking to invest for future growth. The funding will allow Moo Free […]
The Organic Trade Board has hit back at provocative comments from the National Farmers Union that EU organic promotions are “a waste of resources”. The comments appeared in a report in The Grocer (‘David Cameron warned EU membership crucial to trade’, February 22). In the article the NFU is quoted as saying that the funding […]