Organic September

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Organic September

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…)

July 13, 2016 Continue Reading
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Organic September hits the mark

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 […]

October 30, 2015 Continue Reading
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Organic September: a retailer’s perspective

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 […]

October 30, 2015 Continue Reading
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Organic brands fly as market growth strengthens, says Wessanen CEO

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 […]

September 3, 2015 Continue Reading
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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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Meros Dairies slays dragons in Soil Association Scotland competition

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, […]

September 1, 2015 Continue Reading
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Organic September sees strong support from trade

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 […]

August 14, 2015 Continue Reading
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Get ready to Organic Your September

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 […]

July 3, 2015 Continue Reading
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EHL spices up organic range

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 […]

June 26, 2015 Continue Reading
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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
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Organic Awards 2014 open for entries

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 […]

June 16, 2014 Continue Reading
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Whole industry gets behind Organic September

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 […]

August 6, 2013 Continue Reading
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