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Clearspring range gains M&S listing

Japanese and organic fine foods specialist Clearspring has secured a major listing with Marks & Spencer. The premium brand has had a number of products listed, including: Organic Tofu, Sushi Ginger, Wasabi Powder, Bamboo Sushi Mat, Organic Sweet White Miso, Organic Sushi Rice, Toasted Sushi Nori, Organic Instant Miso Soup with Sea Vegetables and Rice […]

September 28, 2013 Continue Reading

Tiana celebrates Holland & Barrett launch

Award-winning organic and fair trade coconut water brand Tiana launched in Holland & Barrett this week. The launch took place at the retailer’s flagship store in London’s Oxford Street and was attended by the Philippines Ambassador to The UK, His Excellency Enrique A. Manalo – Tiana’s certified organic and fair trade coconut products are all […]

September 27, 2013 Continue Reading

Organic brands see “best growth since 2008”

New organic food figures confirm that that the organic market is continuing to recover ground lost during the recession. According to retail analyst Nielsen organic sales in the UK rose by 0.6% over the last year, taking total organic sales in multiple retail channels (figures exclude the independent retail sector and direct sales) to £1.28 […]

September 22, 2013 Continue Reading

New Health claims laws may benefit organic

The EU Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation (NHCR) may end up benefiting the organic sector, the Soil Association has suggested. The organic charity’s trade arm has just announced a comprehensive set of ASA-cleared statements than can be used when selling organic food. The new EU health claims regime severely limits the opportunities for food firms […]

September 22, 2013 Continue Reading

Upbeat Soil Association says new ASA-cleared claims are breakthrough for organic

The Soil Association yesterday (19 September) unveiled a comprehensive set of evidence-based statements about the benefits of organic food and farming. The statements are contained in a new report – What You Can Say When You Are Selling Organic Food – from the organic charity and have all been cleared with the Advertising Standards Authority’s […]

September 20, 2013 Continue Reading

Pai highlights plague of ‘fake’ beauty logos

Organic skincare brand Pai Skincare is staging a special event to highlight the growing problem of ‘fake’ beauty logos. Pai is holding a ‘know the difference challenge’ at Whole Foods Market’s Piccadilly Circus store where it will challenge shoppers to see if they can tell the difference between an organic beauty product and a synthetic […]

September 6, 2013 Continue Reading

Dragon’s organic ‘rejects’ pick up £1m investment

Organic home delivery business Gousto has won backing of around £1 million within days of being sent packing by the Dragon’s Den investors. Gousto, which delivers organic food and ingredients with recipes selected by customers, says its service helps make cooking easy and cuts food waste. When Gousto’s co-founders appeared on BBC 2’s Dragon’s Den […]

September 4, 2013 Continue Reading

Pop out to lunch! to see the latest organic food and drink products

Attendees to this month’s lunch! trade show, on 26-27 September, at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London, will be treated to a wealth of delicious organic food and drink products from some of the food-to-go industry’s leading manufacturers and suppliers. Now in its sixth year and featuring 290 exhibiting companies, lunch! is firmly established […]

September 2, 2013 Continue Reading

Organic food protects gut bacteria

The theory that pesticide residues in food are killing human gut bacteria and contributing to major 21st Century illnesses is becoming mainstream, says a prominent Australian doctor. Dr Mark Donahue, a Sydney GP with a special interest in environmental medicine, told Sky News: “Scientists have always said that eating organic food is senseless and makes […]

August 28, 2013 Continue Reading
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Blooming marvellous – Herbfarmacy celebrates 30th anniversary with a blaze of colour

Nearly 300 visitors joined Herbfarmacy founders Paul and Carol Richards last month at a special Open Farm Weekend to celebrate the organic skincare company’s 30th anniversary. As well as enjoying seeing the fields full of flowering herbs – echinacea, mullein and calendula among them – visitors, who included natural beauty ambassador and Radio 2 Presenter Janey […]

August 10, 2013 Continue Reading

Brands leading organic back to growth

Mainstream organic brands are leading the wider organic category back to sustained growth, reports The Grocer. Citing new market data from Kantar, the food industry weekly shows that organic sales rose overall 4.2% in the 12 weeks to 9 June, representing an acceleration of the growth recorded in the immediate aftermath of the horsegate scandal. […]

July 22, 2013 Continue Reading
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Cheers! – organic brewery sees surge in sales

West Yorkshire-based Little Valley Brewery has seen a surge in sales of its award-winning range of premium quality cask and bottle conditioned organic beers. Little Valley recently expanded its production facilities so that it can go from producing 40,000 pints per month to approximately 108,000 in order to meet current demand and find new business […]

May 16, 2013 Continue Reading

Record showcase of new food products at Olympia show

Professional food and drink buyers visiting next month’s Natural Food trade Show will be treated to a record number of new natural, organic, biodynamic, Fairtrade, free-from and special diet products for 2013, says organiser Diversified Communications UK.  Returning to London’s Olympia on 7-8 April, over half of this year’s New Product Showcase entries, which currently […]

March 22, 2013 Continue Reading

Pai gets confident with anti-ageing market

Pai is aiming to revolutionise the anti-ageing market with a new organic oil backed with a unique marketing campaign designed to boost women’s confidence. Founder Sarah Brown says that its research proves women are tired of traditional anti-ageing marketing messages and “actively resent” the idea of eternal youth many brands promote. Pai’s study included quantitative […]

March 5, 2013 Continue Reading
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