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Report highlights export opportunity for natural and organic Caribbean products

A report by Caribbean Export has identified natural and organic products from the region as a potential export opportunity into Europe.

Eco Life Scandinavia launches new virtual series

Eco Life Scandinavia – the Nordic region’s leading sustainable living event – has launched a new virtual interview series called ‘Fika with’.

‘Huge turnout’ as Sydney’s Naturally Good Expo returns

Naturally Good has been described as ‘a resounding success’ by show organizer Diversified Communications after its return to Sydney's ICC.

Farmers on the front line of climate change

As the world prepares for COP26, farmers have been sharing their experiences ‘on the front line of climate change’.

UK standards could be ‘undermined’ by misuse of antibiotics in imported...

A new report byThe Alliance to Save our Antibiotics warns of the threat to public health posed by the misuse of antibiotics in some countries.

Australia-UK trade deal ‘unfavourable’ for British farmers

Ahead of the G7 Summit, International Trade Secretary Liz Truss says negotiators are ‘in a sprint’ to secure a trade deal with Australia.

Petition against plant-based censorship victorious

A ProVeg International petition opposing the ‘censorship’ of plant-based dairy terms has been successful, as Amendment 171 is rejected by EU.

Leading organic trade show returns to Madrid

8-9 September saw the return of Spain’s leading organic event, OFI, as it presented its second edition in Madrid to an audience of 5,000.

Almost one in ten Tel Avivians identify as vegan or vegetarian

A new survey commissioned by Tel Aviv Global & Tourism reveals 4% of Tel Aviv residents identify as vegan and 4.5% as vegetarian.

‘The main event’ is back: Organic Food Iberia returns in September

Organic Food Iberia will return to IFEMA MADRID on 8-9 September 2021, it has been confirmed today by organizer Diversified Communications.

Australia trade deal paves way for ‘climate-destructive deals’

Reacting to the news that a UK-Australia free trade deal has been agreed, Soil Association says British farmers ‘justifiably feel betrayed’.

Burger King becomes first fast-food outlet in Africa to offer V-Label...

Burger King has introduced vegan meat alternatives in Africa, the first fast-food outlet in the continent to offer V-Label plant-based meats.

New Zealand to offer free period products to schoolchildren

New Zealand has become the latest country to promise free period products in schools in Government efforts to stamp out period poverty.

Impossible Burger to enter US school canteens

Impossible Foods has received the Child Nutrition Label, authorized by the USDA, as the brand prepares to enter the K-12 education market.

90% of industry expected to attend leading Nordic trade shows

New survey reveals that 90% of people questioned plan to attend the Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia in November.

Heura transforms Barcelona bullring into arena showcasing plant-based meats

Heura has used the former bullring La Monumental as the venue within which to launch its new plant-based Sausage and Chorizo.

13,800 participants ‘e-meet’ at BioFach virtual event

The organizer of the BIOFACH/VIVANESS 2021 eSPECIAL has reported that 13,800 participants from 136 countries attended the virtual event.

The Natural & Organic Awards Europe go virtual

In the absence of a live trade show, the 2021 Natural & Organic Awards Europe will be celebrated virtually, Diversified confirms.

‘Plastic in product’ logo to mark plastic-free period products

The EC’s Single Use Plastic Directive rules that all disposable period products sold in the EU must display a ‘Plastic in product’ logo.

Beyond Meat seals global three-year deal with McDonald’s

As part of a three-year agreement with McDonald’s, Beyond Meat is to be the chain’s preferred supplier for the patty in its McPlant burger.