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Soil Association Certification calls on retailers for data

Ahead of its Organic Market 2021 report, the SA is compiling data on 2020 sales of organic and it needs indies to contribute.

‘Grow Back Greener’ with organic, urges Alara founder

Speaking during an interview with the FDF, Alara founder says organic food and farming should be at the heart of ‘Grow Back Greener’ efforts.

Figures reveal highest UK organic market growth for over a decade

Soil Association Certification has released brand-new sales figures for the organic market showing the highest UK growth for over a decade.

Have a berry peaceful sleep with Pukka Herbs

Pukka Herbs’ latest addition is Organic Night Time Berry tea - the ultimate restorative and restful blend with immune-supporting ingredients.

MPs reject bid to protect post-Brexit food standards

Last night saw MPs reject an amendment to the Agriculture Bill designed to ensure post-Brexit food imports meet domestic legal standards.

Tideford announces major growth drive

Tideford Organics has announced its biggest ever marketing investment of £1 million as it aims to become a £15 million brand by 2023.

Frozen fees continue for SA licensees

Following an announcement in March that the SA would freeze its fee increase, the charity has announced a further freeze until 31 March.

What we learnt in lockdown: how Bristol’s local food scene responded...

The Community Farm has curated Lessons from Lockdown, a collection of articles describing COVID-19's effect on people involved with food.

Organic exports face ‘outright ban’ if equivalence not agreed

Organic food and drink organizations have written to the chief Brexit negotiator to express 'deep concern' about the future of organic.

OTB kicks off Organic September with new slogan and experiential retail...

The OTB, which for three years ran a targeted consumer campaign called Organic. Feed Your Happy, has rebranded with a new slogan: Go Organic.

NOSHY treats Londoners

Artisan brand NOSHY has launched a delivery service of its all-natural, organic energy truffles to consumers in Greater London.

Ella’s Kitchen extends finger foods line

UK baby food brand Ella’s Kitchen has added to its kids’ organic finger foods selection with Mini Puffs, Munchy Fingers and Puff Pops.

Sustainable farming? GMOs? Agroecology? Be part of the discussion

NPG's upcoming webinar Sense, Science & Sustainability asks a hot question: can genome editing and agroecology co-exist in sustainable food and farming?

Get your organic messaging right with the SA’s new guide

Soil Association Certification has launched a new digital tool to help businesses communicate about organic in a ‘clear, factual and legal way’.

OTB welcomes new general manager

Last month saw the appointment of Cristina Dimetto as the OTB's new general manager, who joins ahead of this year’s Organic September campaign.

Demand for organic reaches three-year high, Soil Association reveals

Nielsen data shows that UK sales of organic food and drink are running at a three year high, the Soil Association has revealed.

Fruit picking on furlough

Trade association British Apples & Pears has launched a recruitment campaign to simultaneously help tackle food waste and unemployment in the UK.

Pandemic highlights urgent need for shorter food supply chains

The COVID-19 pandemic and climate crisis together highlight the urgent need for shorter food supply chains, says a new report from the Soil Association. 

‘The time is now for organic’ says unified Organic September campaign

Soil Association will lead a ‘joint approach’ for this year’s Organic September, teaming up with the Organic Trade Board for ‘a unified campaign’.

Yeo Valley kerns super-thick yogurt

Yeo Valley has created its latest organic offer – Super Thick Kerned Yogurt – by employing an old Somerset production technique.