On 26 June the 2019 edition of the Soil Association BOOM Awards were marked with a ceremony and drinks reception at Oval Space, London.
Following his acceptance of the Award for Responsible Capitalism, Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson explains why receiving the award gave him mixed feelings.
The 18th Award for Responsible Capitalism has been presented to Guy Singh-Watson by publishing group First, in a ceremony attended by HRH Princess Anne. But the decision to accept the award, says the Riverford Organic’s founder, was ‘a difficult one’.
The Clean Kilo: Zero Waste Supermarket in Birmingham has had a successful time of it in recent months, winning Best Deli/Grocer in the Slow Food England Awards as well as 20k in the FedEx Small Business Grant UK 2018 awards.
The Yeo Valley Canteen has been decorated with four stars under the Soil Association’s Organic Served Here scheme, honouring its commitment to serving a menu which comprises 75-95% organic ingredients.
Returning for 2019, the Best of Organic Market (BOOM) Awards will once again be open to entrants from Monday 7 January.
After receiving what the Organic Trade Board calls a ‘diverse and exciting range of nominations’ for the Oak Award 2018, five nominees have been shortlisted
The National Association of Health Stores (NAHS) has been presented with the UK Health Radio Outstanding Contribution to health, wellbeing and lifestyle award, for its work in ‘promoting and protecting the interests of the specialist health food store’, and ‘encouraging the proliferation of health food stores and their aim to improve the health of the […]
Jamie’s Italian has won the Feed People Well award for its new children’s menu, on which every dish includes at least two portions of vegetables.
Winners of the Soil Association’s prestigious BOOM (Best of the Organic Market) Awards were announced last night, 5 July, 2017 at a ceremony in London’s renowned Borough Market.
Holland & Barrett has named its youngest ever Manager of the Year at its annual retail awards ceremony.
The Soil Association’s (SA) Best of Organic Market (BOOM) Awards 2017 have opened for entries.
Leading figures from the natural beauty sector gathered in Brighton yesterday to debate a range of issues – from latest market trends and developments, to business ethics and sustainability.
The winners of this year’s Natural and Organic Awards Europe 2016 were announced yesterday at Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show. In a fitting finale to the awards ceremony, Dragon’s Den star Deborah Meaden joined the winners on stage at ExCel. The awards, which celebrate the standout brands and products of the year, were […]
A new award that recognises the key role of multiple retailers and specialist chains in growing the UK natural products sector will be included in this year’s Natural & Organic Awards. The Best Multiple Retailer Award will be presented to the winning retailer by the Dragon’s Den star and businesswoman, Deborah Meaden, who will host this […]
The UK’s best natural beauty retailers have been revealed today at the exclusive launch event of the Natural Beauty Yearbook 2016, published by Diversified Communications UK and hosted by organic beauty brand Melvita at Carousel in Marylebone, London. Waitrose, Debenhams, Neal’s Yard Remedies, LoveLula, and Content Beauty/Wellbeing all took home Natural Beauty Retail Awards, while […]
Energy price comparison specialist Love Energy Savings is on a mission to discover the most energy-savvy businesses in the UK with its Love Energy Savings Awards 2015. Designed to recognize dedication to energy efficiency, the awards span seven categories: SME Savers; Start-up Savers; Super Savers (large businesses); Innovative Savers (a single idea that has helped […]
Earlier this month, natural health and beauty product brand, Faith in Nature was awarded the SME Exporter of the Year award at the North West Business Masters Awards 2015. Organized by TheBusinessDesk.com and Out There Events, the awards celebrate outstanding innovators and performers from the North West business community and recognize excellence, entrepreneurship, growth and […]
As the results of the Gentle Parenting Awards were announced recently, the accolades just kept on coming for Weleda, which finished up with no less than five Gold awards for its mother and baby products. The company was awarded: Best nappy cream for its Calendula Nappy Change Cream; Best baby toiletry range with its Calendula […]
Natural & Organic Products Europe, Europe’s leading annual trade event for the natural and organic products industries, has announced an exciting new partnership with the Natural Health Magazine Beauty Awards for 2014. In a first for the show, this unique partnership will see the popular Natural Beauty & Spa Theatre play host to the 2ndannual Natural […]
Good Hemp claims UK’s first CBD plant-based milk
November 8, 2019 Jane Wolfe
In what it says is a UK first, Good Hemp is launching a range of CBD plant-based milks this month, starting with CBD Barista Seed Milk.
SFT calls for all UK political parties to commit to key food policies
The Sustainable Food Trust is urging UK political parties to prioritize the advancement of an environmentally sustainable and healthy food system.
Climate change report cast organic in ‘false and negative light’
A new study about organic farming and greenhouse gas emissions has been criticized for portraying organic in a ‘false and negative light’.
Charity calls for end to ‘unfair’ VAT on plant milks
PLANT-based food charity Proveg International is calling for an end to the ‘unequal and unfair’ taxation of plant-based milk compared to cow’s milk.
Living life on the veg
October 28, 2019 Ross Harris
Plates of lifeless veg and soggy ‘fishless fingers’ are a thing of the past. Rosie Greenaway orders the vegan catch of the day, explores today’s sophisticated veggie market, and discovers just how much the nation’s love of animal products is costing the planet (more…)
The whole package
Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock
With 72% of adults reporting that they exercise on a weekly basis, Kate Miller highlights why a broader definition of sports nutrition could be advantageous
The K word
With celebrity followers helping boost its appeal the keto diet is still very much in vogue. But does it sit comfortably within the natural health sector?
Leading the discussion around sustainability in retail
The Sustainability in Retail Forum is the new conference designed to help senior executives within leading retailers from across the Nordic region meet the ever-evolving challenges around sustainability. Taking place 13 November 2019, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, the event is co-located with the award-winning trade exhibitions Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia. Facing the […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]
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