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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...

Greens suddenly become very trendy thanks to lockdown and the vegan revolution

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They’ve been famously despised by kids down the ages but greens have finally shaken off their loathsome image thanks to lockdown and the vegan...

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

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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. 

Impossible Foods Slashes Grocery Prices By 20% After Double-Digit Cut For Wholesale

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After slashing wholesale prices, Impossible Foods has now cut prices by 20% for grocery stores across the U.S., making their famous heme-filled plant-based patties...

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

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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,...

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,...

A ‘vote of confidence’ for Fairtrade

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

#NotInMySupermarket, declares the Co-op

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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...

Kroger Sets Aside US$2.5M To Back Upcycled Food Waste Startups

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American retail giant Kroger has pledged to support innovative startups developing upcycled food products and solutions. Through its charity arm Zero Hunger Zero Waste...

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...

French Supermarkets To Phase Out Plastic Packaging With Refill Stations

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French grocery chains will have to begin switching to food refill stations as part of a new environmental bill. The law, which has been...

Lidl Germany Expands Vegan ‘Vemondo’ Range With Over 450 Carbon-Neutral Products

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Supermarket giant Lidl has expanded its vegan offerings in Germany to more than 450 products, sold under its own-label Vemondo. The discount retailer says...

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. 

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. 

International natural and organic food producers gather for London show

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Nearly 400 exhibiting companies from 42 countries will be showcasing their latest food and drink innovations to thousands of trade buyers and retailers at The Natural Food Show (ExCel, London, 22-23 April), which starts opens on Sunday.