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The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

Poster campaign aims to simplify legislation message

The Alliance for Natural Health International (ANH-Intl) used this week’s Natural & Organic Products Europe exhibition to launch a set of four, multi-format posters...

And the winners are ….

The Natural and Organic Awards 2011 took place at a packed Awards ceremony in London this weekend (April 3). Around 450 natural and organic professionals...

Soil Association “cautiously optimistic” despite organic sales drop

Sales of organic products in the UK fell 5.9% to £1.73 billion in 2010, according to the Soil Association’s Organic Market Report 2011. At the...

Sara Cox gets behind ‘Why I Love Organic’

Sara Cox shared her passion for all things organic with The Guardian to promote the OTB’s £2 million ‘Why I Love Organic’ campaign. As well...

Goldsmith slams coalition’s stance on cloned meat

Tory MP and green activist Zac Goldsmith has slammed his party’s stance on animal cloning in a stinging comment piece for the Daily Mail. “If...

Use the hash tag and join the buzz!

If you use Twitter and you’re coming to Natural & Organic Products Europe as a visitor or exhibitor, why not join the conversation and...

Legislation: Here’s the lowdown

With key legislation affecting the health food trade about to turn critical, it’s crucial that all natural products professionals stay fully up to date...

Organic hot dog is a first

It’s claimed to be the first organic hot dog and it’s set to hit UK supermarket shelves at the beginning of April. Organic farmer —...

You, Me and THMPD (NOTE: New timing!!!)

Please note: The screening of the film will now take place at 9.30 on Monday 4 April. A new documentary film featuring well-known health food...

New organic alliance to push for higher standards

Eight prominent organic organisations from across Europe have formed a new alliance to extend and strengthen organic standards and "deepen public understanding" of organic...

Find out what’s in store next for organic

Publication of the Soil Association Annual Organic Market report is one of the key events on the natural and organic calendar. This definitive summary...

Alf Dunbar is back for special workshop

Top motivational  speaker and retail guru, Alf Dunbar, made a huge impact at last year’s National Health Store Conference. The good news for retailers who missed...

Health marketing — but not as we know it?

The EU Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation will mean “fundamental changes” to the way companies can communicate health issues, says international food and nutrition...

Scottish Government gets firmly behind organic

The important contribution of organics to local food economies and the environment are acknowledged in a new Organic Action Plan for Scotland unveiled today...

Higher welfare goals set by organic textile standard

Significant worker welfare and environment provisions are included in changes to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). Version 3 of the GOTS organic fibre processing...

Higher welfare goals set by organic textile standard

Significant worker welfare and environment provisions are included in changes to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). Version 3 of the GOTS organic fibre processing...

UN 'Green Marshall Plan' condemns large scale chemical agriculture

In a potentially pivotal development in the debate on how to feed the world, a new report from the UN has condemned attempts to...

UN ‘Green Marshall Plan’ condemns large scale chemical agriculture

In a potentially pivotal development in the debate on how to feed the world, a new report from the UN has condemned attempts to...

Brand owners call for end to “parasitic” packaging

A group representing leading brand owners has called for government action to stamp  out “parasitic” packaging by supermarkets. The British Brands Group (BBG) says that...

See you in court: ANH hits funding target for THMPD legal...

The Alliance for Natural Health (ANH) says it expects to file its legal challenge to the Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products Directive (THMPD) at the...