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Shareholder pressure pushes Tesco towards health targets

‘Rising investor concerns’ over the health impacts of companies such as Tesco had led the supermarket giant to announce aims to increase its proportion...

#NotInMySupermarket, declares the Co-op

Responding to a joint letter organized by Beyond GM and Slow Food in the UK, the Co-op has become the first supermarket to declare...

A ‘vote of confidence’ for Fairtrade

As the Fairtrade Foundation marks its annual Fairtrade Fortnight campaign (22 February to 7 March) the charity reveals that a boom in consumer demand...

Brits make it the biggest Veganuary yet and demand for low & no alcohol...

Brits have made this Veganuary the biggest ever with demand for plant-based foods up by more than a third on the previous year’s event,...

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...

Wessanen becomes Ecotone

As a pioneer of organic and vegetarian food for 30 years, Wessanen is best known for its range of organic food brands such as...

Beauty Kitchen teams with Unilever for Asda Refill Stations

Asda’s Middleton supermarket in Leeds has been relaunched as a pioneering flagship sustainability store featuring a Refill Zone supported by Beauty Kitchen and Unilever. Unilever...

THIS Plant-Based Bacon And Chicken To Launch In Over 400 U.K Asda Stores

Plant-based bacon and chicken by THIS is set to launch in 412 Asda stores across the U.K. The vegan meat, described as ‘hyper-realistic’ will hit...

Spanish plant-based meat brand enters UK market

Spanish brand Heura has launched in the UK ­- initially into The Vegan Kind and Planet Organic – with its range of 100% plant-based...

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.

Trader Joe’s pulled up over ‘racist’ product labelling

US natural foods retailer Trader Joe’s has been pulled up by anti-racism campaigners over labelling of its own-label international food lines. 

Contactless coffee: Better Food partners with City to Sea to revive reusables

Bristol-based Better Food Company is partnering with plastic pollution non-profit City to Sea on a #ContactlessCoffee initiative that is enabling the organic, local and ethical retailer to create a safe way to revive the use of reusables. 

‘I’m sorry, I don’t share your optimism about sustainable food,’ Humphrys tells Holden

The veteran BBC broadcaster and former organic farmer John Humphrys says only a catastrophe will persuade the majority of people they should pay more for their food. 

Against all odds: Nashville’s Turnip Truck defies virus and tornado to make it three

Against formidable odds – a devastating tornado and the hammer blow of Covid-19 – Nashville-based natural food retailer Turnip Truck has opened its third store in the city. 

Online grocery sales set for ‘phenomenal’ 33% hike in 2020

Online grocery sales in the UK are set to rise by 33% in 2020 as the COVID-19 crisis produces dramatic – and possibly lasting – changes in shopping habits.