10 sustainable food trends and insights: From ethical labelling overload to zero food waste
Ecovia Intelligence has just compiled this summary of key trends and insights from the 2019 European Sustainable Foods Summit.
Denmark’s new centre-left Government pledges to double organic by 2030
Denmark’s incoming Social Democrat government has agreed with its other centre-left partners to double organic food consumption and production in the country by 2030.
10 take-aways from this year’s European Organic Congress
IFOAM EU has gathered together the top ten take-aways from last week’s 2019 European Organic Congress, held in Bucharest, Romania.
We can’t afford to wait for organic to scale up says General Mills as it launches ‘hybrid’ farming push
In March, US food multinational General Mills announced that it was funding scheme to convert a million acres of American farmland into 'regenerative agriculture' practices by 2030.
European Organic Congress launch for ‘We Unite’ video
As well as creating a stage for top-level speakers from across Europe’s organic community, next month’s European Organic Congress will also include the official launch of the We Unite video…
IPBES Global Assessment a ‘stark warning’ says Soil Association
Following the release of the IPBES Global Assessment on Monday 6 May, the Soil Association has issued a statement of response, calling it a 'stark warning' about over-use of the…
Promotion of GM Impossible Burger at Expo West branded ‘deceptive’
The presence of the GMO-derived Impossible Burger at this year’s Natural Products Expo West event – the world’s largest natural food trade show – has been criticised by prominent US…
IFOAM EU welcomes “ground-breaking” study on the climate change mitigation potential of switching to organic
Leading organic advocacy group IFOAM EU has welcomed publication of major new study by the French think-tank IDDRI, which examines the potential for a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from…
Make taxation a tool to ensure the ‘polluter pays’, organic group urges
A new study showing how taxation can be a tool towards a more sustainable, fairer and more transparent food system was launched today at the first edition of the Best…
Organic must be a disruptor again – or say good-bye to the ‘O’ word
Organic must stand up and reclaim its role as a disruptive pioneer – or watch the ‘O’ word vanish in a fog of corporate greenwash.