In partnership with BioFach, Speciality Food Magazine has published The Organic Report 2019 – a ‘behind-the-scenes’ look at the organic market.
the soil association
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
A report by The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) has been criticized by the Soil Association (SA) for being ‘flawed’ in its recent findings about obesity and healthy eating in schools. Requesting its name to be removed from the report, the SA calls the report ‘deeply confused’, and calls into […]
A proposed open-air GM field trial by Rothamsted Research has prompted 26 organisations – encompassing scientists, farmers, retailers and environmentalists – to lodge a formal objection, coordinated by GM Freeze.
In preparation for the compilation of its 2018 Organic Market Report, the Soil Association is asking for input from independent retailers.
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 […]
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 […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.