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    Kale fail: clean eaters’ favourites contain highest pesticide residues

     March 29, 2019  Jim Manson

    While they are revered in ‘clean-eating’ circles, spinach and kale are ranked second and third respectively (and the highest for all vegetables) in the latest Dirty Dozen pesticide residue ranking from US non-profit the Environment Working Group (EWG).

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    Lidl’s wonky veg: ‘Too good to waste’

     March 28, 2019  Rosie Greenaway

    Joining Aldi, Asda, Morrisons and Tesco in their pursuit to stop wasting ‘wonky veg’, discounter Lidl has created a line of bargain boxes containing fruit and vegetables which are ‘slightly damaged, discoloured or deteriorated but are still perfectly good to eat’.

  • News

    Paul Moore announces changes at the OTB

     March 27, 2019  Rosie Greenaway

    In his spring ‘member news’ bulletin circulated on 22 March, Paul Moore CEO of the Organic Trade Board (OTB), has announced two management changes within the organization.

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    Organic Trade Board: time for a ‘unified effort’ to promote ‘brand organic’

     March 13, 2019  Rosie Greenaway

    At its annual breakfast and briefing event in London on 6 March, the Organic Trade Board (OTB) recapped on its 2018 campaign achievements before Paul Moore, chair executive director, appealed to the organic industry to take collective action and pledge financial support once the UK leaves the EU.

  • Industry News

    Stores reflect on The Veganuary Road Trip 2019

     March 4, 2019  Rosie Greenaway

    Following the The Veganuary Road Trip 2019 – a collaboration between non-profit organization Veganuary, frozen vegan pizza brand One Planet Pizza and the National Association of Health Stores (NAHS) – independent retailers and consumers alike have spoken out about the impact of the campaign.



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