International_EN, Great Britain20.04.2017 Editor
There is much disagreement in Britain about the benefits and disadvantages of genetic engineering in agriculture.
International_EN, 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.
International_EN, 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.
International_EN, 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.
International_EN, 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.
International_EN, 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%.
International_EN, 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.
International_EN, 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.
International_EN, 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.
International_EN, Great Britain18.01.2017 Editor
Natural & Organic Products Europe 2017 will be returning to London ExCeL, on 2-3 April, with its biggest ever edition (15% show floor expansion) and 700 exhibitors.
International_EN, Great Britain17.01.2017 Editor
Under the headline „UK Organic Sector backed by EU Funding“ the British Organic Trade Board (OTB) informed, that the OTB, in partnership with Organic Denmark, have been successful in a joint funding application to the EU to promote the organic food and drink sector.
International_EN, Great Britain04.01.2017 Editor
Over 380 members (90%) of the Scottish Organic Producers Association (SOPA) want no change in the regulation of organic foods. That is the result of a survey from December 2016.
International_EN, Great Britain13.12.2016 Editor
A round table organised by the Soil Association discussed the role of food provision in strategies for wellbeing and sustainability with heads of corporate social responsibility and caterers from leading businesses.
International_EN, Great Britain01.11.2016 Editor
Bristish Farming Minister George Eustace has confirmed he is discussing new rules for GM crops after Brexit, and while some believe this will free the UK to move towards a more open approach to GM, others aren’t so certain.
International_EN, Great Britain27.10.2016 Editor
The report of Soil Association, states that with a sales growth of 4.9 percent, the sales of organic products in the UK are already at 1.95 billion pounds. 2016 should be the year in which organic food products break the 2 billion pound mark.
International_EN, Great Britain25.10.2016 Editor
According to a recent poll by YouGov for 71 percent of British consumers, buying their food local is important.
International_EN, Great Britain24.08.2016 Redaktion
The next British Permaculture Convergence will take place from the 2nd to the 4th of September 2016.
International_EN, Great Britain24.08.2016 Redaktion
The UK is the world’s fourth-biggest organic market after the US. While sales of non-organic food and drinks fell by 1 percent last year the organic market grew at 4.9 percent.
International_EN, Great Britain18.08.2016 Redaktion
The Soil Association, attributes the sudden rise in meat- sales to a scientific study published in the British Journal of Nutrition in February.
International_EN, Great Britain25.07.2016 Editor
Chocolate is seen as one of the fair trade movement’s biggest success stories. In recent years, three of the world’s biggest chocolate producers have made at least one of their iconic brands with fairtrade chocolate.
International_EN, Great Britain12.07.2016 Editor
The British voted by a small majority to exit the European Union. That has consequences for the wider economy and for the EU. The wholefood industry has so far shown itself to be not particularly worried. Can that be right? After the British decision to leave the EU companies in other industries set up crisis management teams or at least working groups to assess the impact, but in the wholefood sector most firms are operating the principle of 'business as usual'. In fact, there are many questions to be addressed, and they affect the organic sector too.
International_EN, Great Britain01.07.2016 Editor
A pioneering project launched by retailer Whole Foods Market together with organic fresh produce firm Nature & More is aiming to make the true costs of fruits and vegetables visible to UK consumers on the shop floor for the first time, according to Fresh Plaza.
International_EN, Great Britain30.06.2016 Editor
Brexit is reality since last week. Organic-Market.info asked IFOAM EU for a statement.
International_EN, Great Britain29.06.2016 Editor
Continental Clothing Company, a leading UK-based wholesale t-shirt manufacturer, is to launch a new range of Fairtrade organic cotton t-shirts and hooded sweatshirts under its new label Fair Share, explains Eco Textile.
International_EN, Great Britain28.06.2016 Editor
The British organisation for the organic sector Soil Association published a statement related to the „Brexit“: „We are very disappointed that the UK will be leaving the European Union.