This year is expected to be an important one for the sustainable food industry. Specialist consultancy Ecovia Intelligence has compiled this handy summary of seven sustainable food trends we can expect to see coming through in 2019.
The North American market for natural & organic personal care products is continuing its positive trajectory, with revenues reaching USD 5.6 billion this year, according to new analysis by Ecovia Intelligence.
Personal health concerns and increased availability in mainstream retail are now key drivers of growth in the global organic market, reports Ecovia Intelligence. The London-based consultancy also reveals that almost all leading organic food brands in North America are now in hands of multinationals.
Multinationals are keen to launch into the natural and organic space, but they will need to work hard to win the trust of customers who typically search out indie and ethical brands in the category.
A new ‘natural cereal’ called Tritordeum, claimed top be the first newly-created cereal suitable for human consumption has been named as one of the finalists in the 2018 Sustainable Food Awards.
Taking place in Amsterdam on 7-8 June, the tenth European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will showcase health impacts, sustainable ingredients, and green marketing.
The Asia natural and organic beauty market is growing fast, reports analyst Ecovia Intelligence in this special commentary. The recent acquisition of New Zealand natural beauty brand Trilogy reflects the growing importance of Asia in the global market for natural and organic cosmetics. CITIC Capital China Partners, a Hong Kong-based private equity firm, has paid […]
Eco-labels, green marketing, plastic packaging alternatives and tackling diet-related illness are all subjects up for discussion at the upcoming Sustainable Food Summit (June 7-8, Amsterdam).
The first awards dedicated to sustainability in the international food industry have been launched by Ecovia Intelligence (formerly known as Organic Monitor).
Amazon’s purchase of Whole Foods Market marks the beginning of a new growth phase for the organic and sustainable products market, says ethical products industry analysts Ecovia Intelligence in a new commentary released ahead of its upcoming Sustainable Food Summit.
The winners of the 2017 Sustainable Beauty Awards were announced at a ceremony in Paris earlier this month.
The finalists for the 2017 Sustainable Beauty Awards (www.sustainablebeautyawards.com) have been announced by Ecovia Intelligence. Over 100 international entries were received this year, from operators across the beauty industry.
As news breaks of SC Johnson’s acquisition of Ecover and Method, analyst Ecovia Intelligence says we can expect more consolidation in the buoyant green home care category.
Upcoming conferences in Brazil and Singapore will shine a spotlight on food fraud, and ways to prevent it. Organic and eco-labelled products are at high risk from food fraud because they command a premium, says the organiser of the events, Ecovia Intelligence.
Ecovia Intelligence (formerly Organic Monitor) its Sustainable Foods Summit format to Asia.
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