Soil Association Certification has launched a new digital tool to help businesses communicate about organic in a ‘clear, factual and legal way’.
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More than 100 scientists this week signed a statement to reassure the public that reusable containers are safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recent Mintel research into food and drink revealed some positive impacts of the coronavirus crisis on the way Brits intend to eat beyond the pandemic.
Magazine app Readly’s new Wellness Barometer reports a shift in public reading habits during the coronavirus crisis, with health and wellness centre stage.
Ethical retail platform My Green Pod has launched its new online Marketplace, born out of a crowdfunding campaign which ran at the back end of 2019.
Mighty Small is a new online store supporting small independent brands and start-ups by offering a wide range of food and drink products for nationwide delivery. Designed to showcase some of the most ‘innovative and exciting’ products on the market and give exposure to ‘Britain’s hidden foodie gems’, the company has a collection of hundreds […]
The way we shop is changing rapidly, with most of us venturing out to buy groceries only when necessary and increasingly relying on home delivery.
The UK organic market grew 4.5% in 2019 to £2.45 billion and is on track to hit £2.5 billion this year, says the Soil Association Organic Market Report.
Lydia Baines, digital and communications manager for ingredient business Puratos UK, sets out six food trend predictions for 2020
‘Shades of Aqua’ has been highlighted as the key food and beverage colour trend for 2020, with vivid blues and greens expected to drive innovation.
Survey shows that stockpiling has hit record levels as Britain’s shops brace themselves for the multiple possible outcomes of Brexit.
In partnership with BioFach, Speciality Food Magazine has published The Organic Report 2019 – a ‘behind-the-scenes’ look at the organic market.
Consumers can now get CBD delivered straight to their doors under a new contract between Botanic Lab and Deliveroo.
Food and clothing retailer Marks & Spencer says it is the first major grocery retailer to introduce a reusable container incentive for fresh food-to-go.
Food provenance pioneer Happerley has unveiled plans to create the country’s first national centre dedicated to food and drink transparency. The project aims to build an independent food and leisure destination — Happerley England — in Castle Quay, Banbury, to give farmers, suppliers and producers the opportunity to showcase their products bearing the Happerley Gold […]
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
More so now than ever before, consumers are interested in what goes into the food and drink they consume.
Jamie Oliver is joining forces with Tesco to help promote healthier eating through a new ‘helpful little swaps’ campaign initiated by the supermarket giant.
Launched at Speciality & Fine Food Fair, a 2018 Speciality Market Report has been published offering unique insights into the UK artisan food and drink industry.
UK organic producers face being banned from exporting to EU countries for nine months in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Food and Drink Federation warned today.
‘Don’t miss out’: retailers urged to engage with new consumer directory
August 5, 2020 Jim Manson
Leading industry organizations HFMA, NAHS and HFI are collaborating on a major new direct to consumer campaign called HealthyDoesIt.
New online store for Archie Browns
Prompted by customer demand – primarily due to the COVID-19 crisis – Truro health food store Archie Browns launched its online store at the end of July.
Preserve Foods opens third Bristol zero waste store
In July, Bristol saw the opening of a third branch of zero waste store Preserve Foods, this time in the village-like suburb of Westbury-on-Trym.
News in brief
New Teff Flakes from Tobia Teff are made from 100 % roasted teff grain and packed with essential minerals, fibre and protein.
Playgrounds and pandemics
July 28, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
As parents prepare to drop their children off at the school gates after a prolonged period of homeschooling, nerves will run high over kids’ wellbeing.
Nature has the answer
As we continue to face COVID-19 challenges, organic is enjoying growth. Emily McCoy hears why the Organic September campaign says nature has the answer.
Sustainability: stemming the tide
Recent pressure from the plastics industry to delay single-use plastic bans amid questions of safety during COVID-19 may signal a dangerous backslide, but Jane Wolfe discovers the natural and organic sector isn’t about to stop innovating when it comes to sustainability (more…)
Know the drill
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
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 […]
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The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]