In preparation for the compilation of its 2018 Organic Market Report, the Soil Association is asking for input from independent retailers.
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The Organic Trade Board has begun a three year campaign entitled Organic. Feed Your Happy. featuring radio DJ Sara Cox and chef Rosie Birkett.
Aired on 22 August 2017, the Radio 4 news and current affairs programme Today recently ran a feature on the impact of organic food on the farming industry.
The Soil Association celebrated its 70-year anniversary in June with an event sponsored by Waitrose Duchy programme.
One of the latest additions to the Viridian Nutrition range is its innovative Organic Curcumin Latte, which provides 170mg of curcuminoids per serving.
British brand MuLondon has unveiled a fresh new look for its range of organic artisan skincare products. The new brand identity was created by award-winning international designer Marcos Dos Santos Lisboa, and uses clean, simple lines with dashes of colour to reflect the company values: clean, simple, modern and honest. “Simplicity and purity were the […]
The Soil Association’s (SA) first standalone Organic Beauty & Wellbeing week will feature a pop-up shop in the East End of London for consumers, press and beauty buyers to visit. Dedicated to Organic Beauty and Wellbeing, the pop-up will consist of certified organic beauty brands, mixed with wellbeing products like superfoods and supplements. Throughout the week […]
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.
Next month marks a year since the soft launch of Organic for the People, the 100% organic, plant-based store which popped up in London with the clear intention of making organic food and drink ‘price accessible’. Located directly opposite As Nature Intended in Ealing High Street, the store, which is still in its first phase, […]
Award-winning allergen barrier balm HayMax is getting ready to mark its tenth anniversary with a celebratory ad campaign and POS material along with a new brand ambassador. “I want our 10th anniversary celebrations to go with a bang!” says founder Max Wiseberg. “We’re going to be revealing a new brand ambassador, plus blogs from industry […]
Juiceburst rebrands, reformulates, extends range
January 16, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Soft drinks brand Juiceburst has reformulated and rebranded across its entire portfolio, as well as creating two new additions to its core range.
OTB receives £1.73m in funding
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.
Forest Whole Foods named Best New Business
Online organic retailer Forest Whole Foods has been awarded Best New Business in the New Forest Business Partnership’s Brilliance in Business Awards.
Gove charms audience at the Oxford Real Farming Conference
Michael Gove became the first Defra minister to address the rebel Real Farming Conference in Oxford, usually a prerogative of the established Oxford Farming Conference.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
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 […]
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]