Organic Sweden has challenged claims by researchers at Chalmers University of Technology that organic farming is worse for the climate, arguing that their study relies on “hypothetical reasoning” and fails to account for real-world conditions.
The latest natural and organic news, features, research and opinion effecting Sweden and it’s regions.
Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required and a resultant increase in deforestation globally.
Watch video highlights of one of the undoubted highlights of this month’s Natural Products Scandinavia show – Holland & Barrett Live Pitch.
4488 natural products professionals from 66 countries packed the the aisles at the Natural Products Scandinavia and the Nordic Organic Food Fair events earlier this month.
Leading European health food retailer Holland & Barrett saw group revenues rise 7.1% to reach £ £702.5 million, for the year ending 30 September 2018.
The first detailed survey of the burgeoning Baltics organic market will be launched launched today at the Nordic Organic Food Fair trade show in Malmö (14-15 November, MalmöMässan).
Malmö, Sweden Natural Products Scandinavia, is an essential industry event for trade buyers in the healthy living, nutrition, natural beauty and self-care sectors. Offering the very latest trends and products, not yet seen at other trade shows. Co-located with The Nordic Organic Food Fair, the combined shows will host over 500 exhibiting companies and showcase […]
Malmo, Sweden. The Nordic Organic Food Fair is the only organic food & drink trade show hosted in the Nordic region. This is an industry event for trade buyers who are looking to source the best organic food and drink. Meet leading suppliers to the market including the best on offer from the Nordic region, […]
Holland & Barrett, has named the brands who will get the chance to present at its first ever Innovation Pitch session, at at next week’s year’s Natural Products Scandinavia event in Malmö.
The Natural Products Global editorial and publishing team will be in Malmö next week for the co-located Nordic Organic Food Fair and Natural Products Scandinavia events.
Some of the Nordic region’s leading influencers in the natural, organic and eco arena will join a formidable speaker line-up at next week’s co-located Natural Products Scandinavia and Nordic Organic Food Fair events in Malmö, Sweden.
To judge by some usually reliable metrics, organic markets around the world are currently in robust good health. Organic sales are growing strongly worldwide, market penetration is rising, M&A activity and investment remains high, retailer engagement is deepening and consumer awareness is increasing.
Natural and organic cosmetics trade body NOC Sweden has announced that entires are for the 4th edition of the Organic Beauty Awards.
Swedish supermarket chain ICA has launched an app that will help customers calculate the climate footprint of their weekly food shop.
Divine Chocolate Limited, the international Fairtrade company owned by cocoa farmers, has acquired the assets of one of the pioneering Fairtrade companies in Sweden, The House of Fair Trade.
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