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Wasting Food Feeds Climate Change – Food Waste Action Week to break the cycle

WRAP, the UK’s leading sustainability charity, today announces names of the first strategic partner organisations committed to the inaugural Food Waste Action Week. Food Waste Action...

Back to Better: January opening for HISBE’s Covid-delayed second store

Brighton (UK)-based ‘rebel supermarket’ HISBE says it will now open its second store early next year.

Body&Fit to Utilize Lonza’s Comprehensive Capsule and Specialty Ingredients Portfolio to Expand Product Offering

Glanbia Performance Nutrition’s direct-to-customer division Body&Fit to utilize Lonza’s DUOCAP® capsule technology. Body&Fit plans to launch new products featuring Lonza’s capsule portfolio and specialty ingredients,...

The Big Interview: Eduardo Cuoco, director, IFOAM EU

In this wide-ranging interview for Natural Products Global, Eduardo Cucoco, director of IFOAM EU – Europe’s lead organic advocacy group – talks about the organisation’s big priorities in the coming years, from CAP reform (injecting urgency into debate on climate and the environment) and implementation of the new EU Organic Regulation, to exploring ways of developing organic “beyond the regulation”.

Skin Sapiens creates quartet of gender-neutral facial serums

Skin Sapiens’ new gender-neutral facial serums are designed to enhance and hydrate the skin with four formulations to suit individual concerns: Glow, Hydrate, Mattify...

Countdown to Natural & Organic Products Europe begins

Registration has opened for Natural & Organic Products Europe 2018, London's international showcase for the natural products industry.  

UK organic industry sales hit £2.2 billion high 

The UK organic industry has now clocked up six consecutive years of growth, according to the new figures released by the Soil Association. 

Radical intervention: UK organic sector welcomes report’s tough stance on trade deals

Organic and sustainable farming groups have welcomed a new independent review of UK food policy that calls for "a gold standard level of scrutiny" to ensure post-Brexit trade deals do not jeopardise environment and health standards.

Postponement: BIOFACH and VIVANESS 2022 to be held from 26 to 29 July

BIOFACH and VIVANESS will be held from 26 to 29 July in 2022. This new summer date for the gathering of the international organic...

UK organics face being shut out of EU markets in event of ‘grisly’ no-deal...

UK organic producers face being banned from exporting to EU countries for nine months in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Food and Drink Federation warned today.  

Is organic more local than local?

A new report by internationally renowned ecological thinker Gunnar Rundgren helps answer a very timely question – ‘is organic more local than local?’ Johan Cejie has been looking at the findings.

M&S claims ‘first’ for food-to-go reusable container scheme

UK food and clothing retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) says it is the first major grocery retailer to introduce a reusable container incentive for fresh food-to-go .

Oatly Faces Claims of Greenwashing and Inflated Revenue from Short Seller Spruce Point

Oatly shares have taken a tumble amid fresh allegations of greenwashing and overstated revenue from Spruce Point Capital. The activist short seller has taken...

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.