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UK organic market grows 4.9% as sales nudge £2 billion mark

Organic product sales grew 4.9% to £1.95 billion in 2015 according to figures released today by the Soil Association. The Organic Market Report 2016 shows that sales of organic have continued to outperform the non-organic grocery market, which decreased by 9% over the same period. The report shows that independent retailers (with organic sales up […]

February 23, 2016 Continue Reading

Soil Association online training gets thumbs up

The Soil Association’s new online training programme for retailers has got off to a good start, with 90% of those who completed the evaluation saying the training was of high or very good quality. The free one-hour online training aims to give retailers and their staff a useful insight into selling organic, says the Soil […]

December 2, 2015 Continue Reading

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

UK organic beauty sales up 20%

The organic health and beauty sector delivered a standout performance in 2014 with UK sales of certified products reaching £44.6 million, up 20% year-on-year, according to the Soil Association’s Organic Market Report 2015. Exports have also grown, according to the report, with export revenue topping £10 million for the first time. This growth has been […]

March 11, 2015 Continue Reading

Record showcase of new food products at Olympia show

Professional food and drink buyers visiting next month’s Natural Food trade Show will be treated to a record number of new natural, organic, biodynamic, Fairtrade, free-from and special diet products for 2013, says organiser Diversified Communications UK.  Returning to London’s Olympia on 7-8 April, over half of this year’s New Product Showcase entries, which currently […]

March 22, 2013 Continue Reading