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

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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...

Indian Government agency strikes organic deal with online giants

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The Indian government has signed deals with online retailer giants Amazon India and Grofers to enable smaller farmers and producers to make organic food available on the popular platforms at “cheaper” prices

Madrid to host major new international organic trade fair

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Leading international event organiser Diversified Communications has today announced the launch of Organic Food Iberia. This new trade show for Spain’s increasingly important organic industry, will open at the IFEMA exhibition centre in Madrid in 2019.

Shareholder pressure pushes Tesco towards health targets

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

Brits are creating the highest demand for fruit and vegetables this century

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Healthy-minded Brits are creating the biggest demand for fruit and vegetables this century, latest sales data can reveal. Since the first lockdown started last year,...

Annie’s limited edition line flags benefits of regenerative agriculture

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US pioneer organic food brand Annie’s is partnering with innovative farmers in Montana to produce a limited-edition line made with certified organic ingredients grown using regenerative farming practices.

UK organic industry sales hit £2.2 billion high 

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

Dutch Supermarket Pieter Pot Promotes Zero Waste Grocery Shopping Through Refillable Pot System

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Dutch startup Pieter Pot, a circular supermarket in the Netherlands, is pioneering a new way to shop for groceries by allowing its consumers to...

Pandemic hits UK food and drink exports but non-EU sales of branded goods grow

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The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) today published analysis showing that while the pandemic has hit UK food and drink exports hard, non-EU sales of branded goods have grown.

Kroger Expands Plant-Based Brand After Exceeding $2.5 Billion In Sales

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Supermarket giant Kroger has announced it will launch more than 50 new plant-based products under its Simple Truth line by the end of the...

Spanish plant-based meat brand enters UK market

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

Soil Association Certification and ECOCERT announce major new international partnership

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Soil Association Certification and ECOCERT, the leading UK and French organic certification bodies, have today announced a formal partnership.

Bezos-Backed NotCo Debuts Cabbage & Chicory Plant Milk In U.S. Retail Stores

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Chilean food tech NotCo has just entered the U.S. market, launching its plant-based milk at Whole Foods locations nationwide. Unlike other plant-based milk alternatives...

Some tea bags shed billions of plastic particles, researchers warn

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Some teabags shed billions of micro- and nano-sized plastics, Canadian researchers warned this week. 

Wessanen becomes Ecotone

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