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CBD (cannabidiol) regulations in SwedenCBD (cannabidiol) regulations in Sweden

In a recent newsletter, Svensk Egenvård explains why CBD is currently illegal in Sweden: Svensk Egenvård consists of suppliers of food supplements, herbal medicinal products,...

Kappa Bioscience’s team goes climate-positive, partners with Ecologi

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The Norwegian company recently announced its entire workforce went climate-positive from 2021 onwards. Through its cooperation with Ecologi, the company offers its employees to...

Fika with Daniel Tadic

Welcome to our new interview series Fika with. In the run up to Eco Life Scandinavia and the Nordic Organic Food Fair which return...

Solar Foods Bags €10M From Finnish Climate Fund To Commercialise Air Protein By 2023

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Finnish startup Solar Foods has announced a €10 million (~US$11.9 million) in fresh capital from the Finnish Climate Fund, becoming the state-owned sustainability-focused fund’s...

Expanding East: Probi and Sinopharm partner on immunity and bone health probiotic supplements for...

Swedish probiotic player Probi is partnering with Sinopharm, one of China’s largest pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, to launch three probiotic supplements within the immune...

BioGaia launches entire adult health portfolio in Sweden for mouth and bone health

28 Jan 2021 --- BioGaia is launching its complete adult health portfolio in Sweden, with its BioGaia Osfortis for bone health and BioGaia Prodentis...

Lights, action! – KRAV ‘shorts’ help retailers tell the story behind organic

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With the help of inspirational films, store staff should be able to more easily answer their customers' questions about Sweden’s organic label KRAV – and therefore be better able to tell the story behind organic. 

Finland’s Ruohonjuuri ready to face the future with ‘confidence and energy’

Finnish eco and organic retailer Ruohonjuuri says sales across the company (it operates 15 stores across Finland) were up 7% from the beginning of the year to 7 May, compared to the corresponding period last year. 

Eco Life Scandinavia and the Nordic Organic Food Fair postponed until 2021

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This year’s Eco Life Scandinavia and the Nordic Organic Food Fair have sadly been postponed, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.  Scandinavia’s biggest international...

Top Nordic trade fair double bill postponed until 2021

This year’s Eco Life Scandinavia and the Nordic Organic Food Fair events have been postponed, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, organiser Diversified Communications UK has announced. 

Paradise lost…and regained: Johannes Cullberg buys back his Paradiset brand

In late March the trailblazing Swedish organic and wellbeing retailer Paradiset announced it was going bankrupt. Now, Paradiset’s founder and owner, Johannes Cullberg, says he has bought back the brand. 

Interview: “In this ‘corona spring’ we have evolved our business and made it more...

Johanna Koskinen, marketing manager at Finnish organic retailer Ruohonjuuri, talks about how the business has been adapting in the COVID-19 crisis. 

Holland & Barrett pulls plug on Swedish operation, closes all 21 stores

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Holland & Barrett Sweden AB, the UK-based health food retailer’s Swedish operation, has closed all its 22 stores after the business was placed in administration in late March. 

Life Europe AB and Coop Danmark crowned Retailers of the Year in natural and...

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Coop Danmark and Life Europe were named ‘Retailers of the Year’ at the prestigious Natural & Organic Awards Scandinavia 2019, which took place last...

Natural & Organic Awards Scandinavia 2019 –  winners named

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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.