No need to change veggie food names, agrees UK minister
UK food and agriculture Minister of State Zac Goldsmith has written to the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee, saying that he agrees with the Committee that consumers…
No-deal Brexit could lead to ‘devastating’ lock-out of EU market, Soil Association warns
As it launches a ‘Brexit readiness support service’, the Soil Association is warning that a no-deal exit from the European Union would bring “maximum uncertainty” for the UK's organic food…
BrewDog knows exactly what it’s doing with its ‘controversial’ Hybrid Burger
UK craft beer leader BrewDog has a track record of provocative PR stunts. So some will be wondering if the brewer and bar operator's latest launch comes from the same…
14 global cities back organic to achieve Planetary Health Diet
The mayors of 14 global cities say that organic and plant-based should be at the heart of efforts to achieve a ‘Planetary Health Diet’.
Finnish organic soya alternative wins first European Organic Food Innovation Award
A Finnish broad bean product, developed jointly by an organic farm – Gobbas Gård – and an organic restaurant – Härmän Rati (in Järvenpää) – has been named winner of…
Pro Luomu secures EU funding for organic comms programme
Finland’s organic food association Pro Luomu has received significant new funding from the European Union (EU) for its communication programme.
UK watchdog faces challenge on decision to accredit homeopathy group
The Good Thinking Society, a UK charity that sets out to promote “rational scepticism”, is to challenge in court a decision by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) to award accreditation to…
Top retail experts and sustainability strategists to speak at major new conference
Leading figures in Nordic retailing and consumer brands – including speakers from Coop Denmark and Arla – will join some of the Europe’s best-known sustainability strategists at a major new…
Marigold Health Foods’ warehouse ‘devastated’ by fire
UK natural food distributor Marigold Health Foods saw its London warehouse badly damaged by fire earlier this week.
Finnish organic consumption is on the up – one in three Finns are now weekly users
Organic food and drink is on the table of more Finns, with one in three now using organic on a weekly basis, a new survey shows.