The French organic chain Naturalia, a company belonging to the Monoprix corporation, has opened three small outlets with a range of around 2000 vegan products.
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.
Trade, Chain Stores21.07.2017 Editor
The Berlin organic supermarket chain BioCompany has launched its online business. All its roughly 150 own-brand products and BioCompany's trade brands are now available from the online supermarket allyouneedfresh.de.
Trade, BioFach Globally13.07.2017 Editor
The eleventh BioFach China end of May counted more exhibitors and visitors and was more international too.
Trade, Trade11.07.2017 Karin Heinze
Nielsen data presented by the Italian Association for Organic Trade AssoBio show a very positive trend in the sale of organic food in Italian supermarkets. From January to April this year, total sales (food, drinks, pet food) increased by 3.7%, up from 0.5% in 2016. The share of organic food in the total food sales increased from 2% in 2013 to 3.4%. Italian consumer purchases in supermarkets have more than tripled since 2009. Also traditional specialized organic shops are growing. 83% of Italian households bought organic products in 2016.
Trade, Trade fair/conferences15.06.2017 Editor
Biofach India together with India Organic from 9 – 11 November will this year be a very special occasion. At the same time the 19th IFOAM Organic World Congress will be held in the halls of the India Expo Mart (IEML) in Greater Noida near New Delhi.
Trade, BioFach / Vivaness18.04.2017 Kai Kreuzer
The focus of the fifth Science Day at BioFach in Nuremberg was on the opportunities and possibilities that intensification of research in the organic sector would bring. Taking part were around 50 members of the community engaged in research in organic agriculture and organic food. The major theme at the event was long-term strategies.
Trade, Wholesale15.02.2017 Editor
The dennree group has reported that in 2016 its consolidated net turnover came to 920 million euros - a gain of 100 million euros, which equates to ca. 10% compared with the year before.
Trade, Supermarkets26.01.2017 Editor
In a current statement the German firm Veganz GmbH explains that it did not declare insolvency (we reported earlier) but is restructuring the retail stores and focusing on the core business.
Trade, Miscellaneous19.10.2016 Editor
It is by now well known that organic food sells well about almost everywhere in the world. From Korea to France through the USA and Germany organic product sales have recorded double digit growth.