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.
Europe 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.
Europe 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.
Europe 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.
Europe 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.
Europe 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.
Europe 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.
Europe Great Britain25.10.2016 Editor
According to a recent poll by YouGov for 71 percent of British consumers, buying their food local is important.
Europe Great Britain24.08.2016 Redaktion
The next British Permaculture Convergence will take place from the 2nd to the 4th of September 2016.