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ChickP confirms new APAC home

In a strategic move which will bring the brand closer to its Asia Pacific (APAC) customers, ChickP is set to open its first Singapore office.

Babies swallow millions of microplastics, says Swedish water company

Swedish water company Bluewater says a study by Trinity College reveals babies swallow ‘millions of microplastics' every day.

Natexpo introduces dedicated ‘eco zone’

Ahead of its Paris edition, 24-26 October, Natexpo unveils a new initiative which puts ‘eco products’ and ‘eco services’ in the spotlight.

‘Fika with’ explores three contrasting Nordic organic markets

Emerging organic trends in the Nordic market was the topic of discussion for the second instalment of Fika with – a virtual series by NOFF.

EU rejects dairy descriptions but allows meaty terms for plant-based products

MEPs have voted to ban dairy-related terms being used for plant-based alternatives but has given the go-ahead for meat-related descriptions.

Natracare lobbies for ‘truth in labelling’ with Californian non-profit

Natracare has partnered with US-based National Stewardship Action Council to offer confidence to US consumers over the labelling of wipes.

H&B launches on Chinese retail platform Tmall

Leading health and wellness retailer chain Holland & Barrett (H&B) has officially launched on Chinese e-commerce site Tmall.

UK to help India to lead the way for Asia with...

UKRI and WRAP are collaborating to develop a Plastics Pact in India, aimed at enhancing ‘knowledge exchange’ between the UK and India.

NPE announces its return for April 2022

Natural & Organic Products Europe will return in April 2022, the show’s organizers have announced in an email to exhibitors and visitors.

Sustainable Foods Summit to discuss popularity of plant-based

The Sustainable Foods Summit, by Ecovia Intelligence, returns on 8-11 June with a focus on plant-based and organic.

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.

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.

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’.

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.