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Planet Organic and Riverford break into Top 50 Indies

Planet Organic and Riverford are both ‘new entries’ this year in the Grocer magazine’s annual Top 50 Independents rankings. The Grocer’s top 50 indies rankings are based on turnover and require businesses to be at least 50% owned by management or family. Riverford Organic appears at number 24, with sales of £47.2m and pre-tax profits […]

March 9, 2016 Continue Reading
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Aduna bigs up baobab

Aduna has launched its #MakeBaobabFamous campaign, aiming to increase awareness of the African superfruit to ultimately lead to sustainable income for ten million households currently living in poverty. At the heart of the campaign is a partnership between Aduna, Virgin Media and Holland & Barrett whose 740 UK stores have had a #MakeBaobabFamous makeover and […]

March 1, 2016 Continue Reading
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Planet Organic creates seasonal gifting hampers

Planet Organic has launched a brand new gifting range of 22 Christmas hampers including health, grocery and beauty products. The hampers include The Ultimate Raw Foodist packed with nutritious raw products, including some of Planet Organic’s own range; The Caveman Box featuring whole, unprocessed, nutrient-rich and nourishing paleo-friendly foods; and The Must Have Natural Beauty, […]

November 4, 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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New Planet Organic store will be chain’s “most prominent”

Planet Organic will open its seventh London store and undertake a major redevelopment of its Torrington Road branch during what the retailer is calling its “summer of love”. The new store, at the completely refurbished Tottenham Court Walk, will be a near neighbour of the Torrington Road branch but each is expected to “trade very […]

June 18, 2015 Continue Reading
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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
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Organic indie sales growth outperforms multiples

In 2014 growth among independent retailers significantly outpaced that of the supermarkets, according to the recently published Soil Association Organic Market Report 2015. The report reveals that sales outside multiples rose by 8.7% to £558.6 million, exceeding £10 million a week for the first time and representing 30% of the organic market. A recent Soil […]

March 2, 2015 Continue Reading
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Organic sales predicted to hit £2bn in 2016

Leading organic businesses expect the organic market to grow steadily through 2015 with the prospect that sales will break through the £2 billion barrier in 2016.* According to surveys conducted in early 2015 by the Soil Association, 76% of wholesalers, 67% of independent retailers and 63% of leading organic brands anticipate increased sales in 2015. […]

March 2, 2015 Continue Reading
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Planet Organic launches own brand specialist ranges

ORGANIC retail pioneer Planet Organic has launched its own products to cater for specialist diets, such as raw foods, superfoods, green foods, fitness foods, sprouted and paleo. As well as being sold in the store’s own branches, the products are available wholesale to retailers, and to maintain a level playing field Planet Organic says it […]

November 6, 2014 Continue Reading
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Planet Organic supports Local Motion studio

Planet Organic is working closely with new fitness studio Local Motion to combine fitness and natural nutrition and health to residents of Wandsworth. The new fitness and wellbeing concept, which has its official launch on 20 September, was founded by personal trainer Simon Stratton and will offer private fitness coaching and classes including yoga, pilates […]

September 16, 2014 Continue Reading
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Aduna launches second ‘super-ingredient’ in UK

Aduna has launched Moringa Green Superleaf Powder, its second superfood product following its baobab range. The 100% organic raw wholefood is made from naturally-dried leaves from the moringa tree which is native to Africa and Asia and is known as the ‘miracle tree’. Moringa contains 25% protein and includes all nine amino acids as well […]

September 16, 2014 Continue Reading
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