Announced during a presentation at the Soil Association trade briefing on 19 September, GO! Organic Festival has been officially launched.
US soap brand Dr Bronner’s has teamed up with Whole Foods Market to begin a nationwide campaign in the UK, which will run throughout Organic September.
The Organic Trade Board has begun a three year campaign entitled Organic. Feed Your Happy. featuring radio DJ Sara Cox and chef Rosie Birkett.
The Soil Association is celebrating this year’s Organic September by shining the spotlight on the organic market’s anticipated record growth in September, making sure consumers understand what organic is, and is supporting nation-wide events and organic brand promotions.
The Soil Association says that this year’s Organic September event was the biggest to date, with a media reach of over 31 million.
The Soil Association staged two stylish events on the eve of this month’s Organic September.
Ahead of Organic September, EHL Ingredients has launched two new organic stuffing mixes to take advantage of the rise in organic sales.
With Organic September round the corner, the Soil Association predicts overall value of the organic market in the UK to exceed £2BN by the end of this year.
Organic September – the UK’s biggest campaign dedicated to growing the organic market – is just around the corner, and this year will see an enhanced targeted consumer digital and media campaign designed to take the organic message to as many people as possible (more…)
This year’s Organic September achieved a fantastic reach both through social media, traditional media and the concerted effort from stores across the country. Throughout the month the press coverage reached over 30 million across nationals, consumer and trade, and there was blogger outreach of over 250,000 views. Over 1,000 packs of the campaign’s POS material […]
This year’s Organic September was a great success but there’s always room for more independent stores to get stuck in. So what’s in it for retailers and why should they bother getting involved? “They’d be mad not to,” says Katy Mansell-Carter, marketing manager, The Better Food Company, who talked to NPN about her experience of […]
Leading organic and natural food business Wessanen says that its organic brands are performing strongly as the UK market for organic food and drink continues to experience good growth. Speaking ahead of this year’s Organic September celebrations and events, Wessanen UK CEO, Patrick Cairns, commented: “Our products are flying off the shelves at the moment. We […]
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 […]
After taking on six other budding food and drink entrepreneurs in Soil Association Scotland’s Organic Dragons’ Den in Edinburgh last month, Demetra Pantelouris of Meros Dairies was crowned the winner. A wide range of products were showcased including cheeses, preserves, meats and even some organic cocktail bitters, with each competitor having 25 minutes to prepare, […]
A raft of businesses have already listed their support for the Soil Association’s Organic September this year. They range from multiples such as Ocado and M&S and specialist chains such as Whole Foods Market and Planet Organic, to independent health stores and wholesalers, box schemes and processors as well as brand new organic businesses. The Better […]
The Soil Association’s month-long Organic September campaign presents retailers, wholesalers and organic businesses with an ideal opportunity to spread awareness of organic as well as increase sales and gain new customers. Figures from Nielsen released in October last year showed that sales of organic food and drink through UK supermarkets were in excess of £100 […]
Eight new organic blends have been launched by EHL Ingredients ahead of Organic September. The eight organic blends – five seasonings and three stuffing mixes – are inspired by flavours from the Americas, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean and Britain. The seasonings are Barbecue, Mediterranean Style, Pepper, Lemon & Herb, Caribbean Style and Spicy Mexican can […]
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 […]
The Soil Association’s Organic Awards (previously the Organic Food Awards) are now open for entries. This year the award categories have been expanded to include, for the first time, non-food products including organic fashion, health and beauty products and even holidays. The winners will be awarded at a ceremony taking place during the Soil Association […]
Support for this year’s Organic September is coming from the full width of the organic sector – from independent retailers to supermarket chains, farmers and growers to the biggest food brands, health and beauty companies – says organiser, the Soil Association. The campaign theme for this year’s month-long celebration of all things organic – Small […]