Sourdough code of practice is “cheats’ charter” campaigners warn
A document setting out a so-called code of practice for producing sourdough bread has been branded a “cheats’ charter” by the Real Bread Campaign.
Plastic use up as supermarkets backtrack on pledges to cut back
The amount of plastic produced and used by UK supermarkets rose this year, according to a report published jointly by Greenpeace and the Environmental Investigation Agency.
Greater focus needed on vitamin D deficiency in younger healthy populations – researchers
UK researchers this week called for more awareness of vitamin D deficiency in younger healthy populations in the UK.
Global Trends in Natural and Organic: November 2019 update
A new update of NPG’s Global Trends in Natural and Organic report gives an aerial view of developments in key industry categories – food, health, beauty, eco and retail –…
Life Europe AB and Coop Danmark crowned Retailers of the Year in natural and organic
Coop Danmark and Life Europe were named ‘Retailers of the Year’ at the prestigious Natural & Organic Awards Scandinavia 2019, which took place last week at MalmöMässan, Sweden. The event…
Natural & Organic Awards Scandinavia 2019 – winners named
Eco Life Scandinavia and the Nordic Organic Food Fair have revealed the winners of the annual Natural & Organic Awards Scandinavia, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, last week on 13 November.
UK academic warns of antibiotic resistance risk from probiotic bacteria
A UK-based specialist in medical microbiology has warned of the risk that probiotic bacteria – found in some fermented foods and supplements – may confer resistance to antibiotics.
82% of UK shoppers say plastic packaging must change drastically
82% of UK shoppers say plastic packaging must change drastically, new research commissioned by retail app specialist Ubamarket shows.
Upbeat Malmö shows confirm continuing confidence in Nordic organic and eco sectors
The first photos are in from last week’s Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia events.
‘Delayed’ UK report will warn of health dangers from household cleaning products
A report by UK government scientists will warn that lemon and pine scents commonly used in household products – including leading natural brands – contribute to the growing amount of…