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Better Food issues bond to fund expansion

Bristol organic food retailer The Better Food Company has today launched a £350,000 bond issue, working in partnership with Triodos Bank. The proceeds will be used to expand the business with the opening of a third store and café in the Harbourside area of the city. “We’re seeing a growing appetite for ethical food and […]

March 1, 2016 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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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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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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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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Bristol retailer sets out on ‘Better Food Journeys’

Bristol retailer The Better Food Company is staging a series of ‘Better Food Journeys’ as part of the Bristol Food Connections Festival, a major foodie extravaganza in the city in the spring (1st-11th May 2014). The Festival is a coming together of several major events, including Eat Drink Bristol Fashion, BBC Food and Farming Awards, […]

March 28, 2014 Continue Reading
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Alpro meets with ‘Save Our Soya’ campaign

Following the announcement that Alpro is to move production of its nut-based products in-house at the end of the year, necessitating, it says, a ‘may contain traces of almond or hazelnut’ warning on its soya products (including the Provamel range), a number of concerned parties met with the company at the end of January. Despite […]

February 18, 2014 Continue Reading
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