Europe, Great Britain20.10.2017 Editor
The comprehensive report The Organic Supply Chains 2017 was recently published by the British Soil Association. The report should serve as a guide for the organic industry to the challenges and opportunities in the UK.
Europe, Great Britain17.10.2017 Karin Heinze
Not only in Germany but on the international stage too the trend in the natural and organic cosmetics industry continues to be very positive development. In the leading market in Europe, the German market, demand shows no sign of slowing. According to Naturkosmetik Verlag, about nine million consumers buy natural cosmetics several times a year and their purchasing behaviour caused turnover in the first half of this year to grow by around two percent. The “Green & Clean” trend is to be seen everywhere in neighbouring countries with robust market development and also internationally. However, manufacturers and the trade are having to confront a number of challenges.
Europe, Great Britain12.10.2017 Editor
For the first time in five years the worldwide food security fell in the UK. That is the result of the sixth annual Global Food Security Index, compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Europe, Great Britain05.10.2017 Editor
‘Organic. Feed Your Happy’ is a consumer promotion by the UK Organic Trade Board (OTB) that started in September. The promotion is part of an EU-funded three-year campaign that aims at emphasizing the importance of organic food production.
Europe, Great Britain15.09.2017 Editor
Due to the potential of spreading antibiotic resistance, a planned mega farm for pork in Northern Ireland has received tough criticism.
Europe, Great Britain01.09.2017 Editor
After the huge success of last year’s campaign, Soil Association is starting its new Organic September campaign today. The campaign aims at reaching as many people as possible via producers, press and social media in order to support growth of the organic market as well as to make consumers understand the difference organic makes compared to conventional products.
Europe, Great Britain01.08.2017 Editor
Brazil´s biggest company for phyto and natural cosmetics Natura Cosmeticos is acquiring the British cosmetics cpmpany The Body Shop owned by L´Oréal for 1 bilion Euro.
Europe, Great Britain27.07.2017 Editor
The Fairtrade Foundation is relieved that the British government has promised that Fairtrade products can be imported duty free after Britain has left the EU.
Europe, Great Britain24.07.2017 Editor
We learn from The Guardian that the market leader in the UK health and wellness retail market, Holland & Barrett, has been acquired for £1.8bn by a retail investment fund controlled by Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman.
Europe, Great Britain17.07.2017 Editor
Winners of the Soil Association’s prestigious BOOM (Best of the Organic Market) Awards were announced on 5 July at a ceremony in London’s renowned Borough Market.
Europe, Great Britain06.07.2017 Editor
Prince Charles has warned that the ‘very future of humanity’ may depend on organic farming. Speaking as he celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Soil Association in London.
Europe, Great Britain23.06.2017 Editor
The British Organic certifier OF&G (Organic Famers and Growers) published a White Paper about the Future of Farming. This paper addresses the challenges of global food production.
Europe, Great Britain20.06.2017 Editor
Tackling climate change must be a top priority for future food and farming policy. The next government will be faced with the challenge of producing an agricultural policy for the UK for the first time in decades, says the Soil Association.
Europe, Great Britain26.05.2017 Editor
The organic licensing body OF&G (Organic Farmers and Growers) says the latest government figures show that the
organic food production sector is thriving as it responds to strong market growth.
Europe, Great Britain17.05.2017 Sylvia Meise
Verpackungsmüllberge? Nein Danke! Nichts wegwerfen? Ja bitte! So lautet kurz gefasst das zentrale Ziel der Unverpackt-Läden, deren gesamtes Sortiment aus loser Ware besteht. Schon bald könnten sie auf dem ganzen Globus wie Pilze aus dem Boden sprießen.
Europe, Great Britain15.05.2017 Redaktion
LIV, a newly-opened department store for healthy and vegan foods in Liverpool, England, sold cakes bought in cakes from Costco. This is what the Echo can reveal.
Europe, Great Britain20.04.2017 Editor
There is much disagreement in Britain about the benefits and disadvantages of genetic engineering in agriculture.
Europe, Great Britain05.04.2017 Editor
The organic sector in the UK is thriving. That's just one of the findings in the Soil Association's latest Organic Report that tells us that the organic sector, with an increase in sales of 7.1% in 2016, is now worth more than 2 billion pounds annually.
Europe, Great Britain28.03.2017 Editor
Package overkill? No thanks! Zero waste? Yes, please! This, in short, is the major goal for a new kind of corner shop offering refill of dry or liquid bulk products. The founders are mostly women, often without a retail background but all of them with a strong aversion to packaging piling up and turning into waste soon after shopping.
Europe, Great Britain27.03.2017 Editor
Arla Foods is a dairy cooperative owned by 12,000 farmers in Europe, 2,500 of whom operate in the UK.
Europe, Great Britain27.02.2017 Editor
As a leaked report by the European Parliament shows, there are plans to ban British products if they are contaminated with genetically modified organism.
Europe, Great Britain23.02.2017 Editor
The 2017 Organic Market Report was launched by the Soil Association on Monday, 21st of February. The report reveals that the UK organic market is now in its fifth year of growth and worth £2.09 billion. Total sales of organic increased by 7.1%.
Europe, Great Britain03.02.2017 Editor
The UK government gave the final go-ahead for a new experimental crop of genetically modified (GM) wheat. The planting will take place this spring.
Europe, Great Britain01.02.2017 Editor
According to the Organic Market Report 2016 of the British Soil Association, Scotland experienced stable market growth last year, and it was a major contributor to overall growth in Britain.
Europe, Great Britain25.01.2017 Editor
The conference of Natural & Organic Products Expo will update visitors with the latest research and advice in the Natural Products Talks Theatre, Natural Beauty Theatre and Natural Food Kitchen.