In partnership with BioFach, Speciality Food Magazine has published The Organic Report 2019 – a ‘behind-the-scenes’ look at the organic market.
Social media influencer Coral Golding – Coral Pearl to her followers – is among the names boosting the Organic Trade Board’s 2019 Organic Feed Your Happy Campaign.
A new annual award conceived by the Organic Trade Board (OTB) aims to recognize an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the UK organic sector.
Government plans for a ‘Green Brexit’ must include an organic farming scheme that ‘takes the pressure off the market to deliver for organic farmers’, the chief executive of the Soil Association said during a special discussion at NPE.
Clearspring, Community Foods, Abel & Cole and G’s Fresh have been confirmed as headline sponsors of GO! Organic, taking place in London’s Battersea Park over 8-9 September.
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) is to receive a loan from Triodos Bank, Europe’s leading sustainable bank, to help grow organic sales in the UK in 2018 and beyond.
Announced during a presentation at the Soil Association trade briefing on 19 September, GO! Organic Festival has been officially launched.
After nine years as campaign manager, Catherine Fookes departs the Organic Trade Board signalling a new chapter for the organisation.
Organic groups and farmers say they are “disappointed” after the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority told Arla Foods to stop using the phrase ‘good for the land’ in relation to organic da
Over 150 stores have signed up to this year’s Wake Up To Organic campaign, surpassing the 70 stores involved last year.
“If you are a supermarket in Denmark you need to be organic – it’s 10% of the food and drink after all.
An EU grant worth €10.4m has been secured by the Organic Trade Board in partnership with Organic Denmark, to support a campaign to promote organic food.
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) and Tesco are partnering to offer an #OrganicUnboxed giveaway during Organic September.
The 2016 Wake Up To Organic campaign got a great response from independent retailers, with over 70 stores across the country taking part – 20 more than last year.
This year’s Wake up to Organic campaign kicked off last weekend at Natural & Organic Products Europe with the help of food blogger Laura Scott. Scott got the ball rolling by demonstrating how retailers can inspire customers to make easy low-cost breakfast swaps to get them into organic in a simple and achievable way. The […]
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) has today (10 August) announced the launch of its bid for “game changing” EU funding to further extend the successful and pioneering ‘Organic. Naturally Different’ campaign for an additional three years from 2017. New funding rules announced by the EU mean that a successful bid would see a shift from 50% […]
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) recently welcomed Ocado as its latest member. “We are delighted that Ocado.com has become the newest member of the Organic Trade Board,” commented Catherine Fookes, OTB campaign manager. “One of our main aims is to ensure that organic food is available and accessible to everyone and Ocado.com’s fantastic range, online […]
The Organic Trade Board’s (OTB) Wake up to Organic campaign took place on 17 June and was a resounding success, with a host of independent retailers joining in by offering a free organic breakfast at their stores and hosting in-house events where local bloggers, chefs and ambassadors made appearances and spoke with customers. In Bristol, […]
The Organic Trade Board has hit back at provocative comments from the National Farmers Union that EU organic promotions are “a waste of resources”. The comments appeared in a report in The Grocer (‘David Cameron warned EU membership crucial to trade’, February 22). In the article the NFU is quoted as saying that the funding […]
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) has launched a new and improved website. The new site is easier to navigate and bristles with information. OTB hopes the site will not only attract more companies to join the OTB and pledge to its consumer campaign, but also help current members stay more up-to-date and become more active. […]
A new take on the January blues
December 5, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
‘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.
Veganuary to launch ‘milestone’ TV ad
As part of The Big Give, non-profit Veganuary has launched a Crowdfunding effort to get its first TV ad on air, aiming to raise £40,000 in one week.
Hastings’ Co-op expands refills into second store
Trinity Wholefoods, which marked its 35th birthday this year, has opened a refill store to encourage customers to ‘reduce, reuse, recycle, refill, rethink’.
Experts warn of high protein diet risks
Popular high protein diets have been shown to help people lose weight but could be putting long-term followers at risk of kidney damage, experts warn.
Pick of the products 2019
November 28, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s lips, our sector was pioneering its ‘better for you and the planet’ products long before the phrase hit the mainstream. As the world plays catch-up, here’s a review of the trendsetting […]
With irritable bowel syndrome affecting approximately 12 million people in the UK, Jane Wolfe finds out how diet and lifestyle changes can significantly help sufferers, and investigates the low-FODMAP solution (more…)
Living life on the veg
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
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 […]
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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