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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 ‘eats the most junk food in Europe’

In a HelloFresh survey 15,000 citizens from nine European countries were asked how often they consume junk food; the UK came out on top.

‘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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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’.

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.

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’ returns for organic food roundtable

New virtual series 'Fika with' returns with a roundtable discussion featuring Organic Denmark, Organic Sweden and Pro Luomu.

‘New world of packaging possibilities’ trialled by Coca-Cola in Hungary

AdeZ, a Coca-Cola owned plant-based drink brand, is trialling the use of paper bottles in an online grocery store in Hungary.

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’.

French and German consumers willing to pay more for certified cosmetics

According to a new NATRUE study, approximately 90% of consumers would be happy to pay more for a certified cosmetic product.