Restructure of popcorn business announced

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

A healthy popcorn brand has announced plans to de-merge and restructure its operations. Metcalfe’s Food Company has become known for developing snacks under its two brands, itsu [grocery]…

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Project assessing public attitudes to soya find lack of awareness over quality

Monday, June 29, 2015

A university student is examining how aware Brits are of quality when it comes to soya. Sophie Seddon, a 22-year-old student of Food, Nutrition and Well-Being at Harper…

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Divine merger announced

Friday, June 26, 2015

Fairtrade brand Divine Chocolate has merged its UK and US operations. The farmer-owned chocolate company has combined the two businesses and with it, Kuapa Kokoo, the farmers’ co-operative…

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Independent retailers at heart of new event

Thursday, June 25, 2015

A brand new trade event has been created for independent health stores, taking place on 25th October. Target Publishing, the publisher of Organic & Natural Business, is working…

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New Government urged to fulfil food pledges

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

A leading certification body is calling on the newly elected Conservative Government to ensure it carries out its promises to the food and farming sectors. Following the result…

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Organic brand supports animal welfare cause

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The Organic Protein Company has donated more than £1,000 to an animal welfare charity. The Brighton-based business has raised more than £1,100 for Compassion in World Farming as…

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Pesticides study demonstrates importance of organic, campaigners say

Thursday, March 12, 2015

New research confirming higher antioxidant levels in organic food shatters the myth that farming methods do not affect quality. That’s according to Soil Association Chief Executive, Helen Browning,…

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Summit announced by the Vegetarian Society

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The spotlight will be turned on the vegetarian sector with the inaugural KIN 2015. The Vegetarian Society is hosting the event on July 11, when speakers from around…

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Fairtrade backs dairy industry over higher milk prices

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Fairtrade campaigners have called for better support to dairy farmers over low milk prices. The concern from the Fairtrade Foundation followed calls from MPs on the Commons Environment,…

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Demand for organic veg hits all time high

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

A leading supplier of organic vegetables has revealed sales are at an all time high. The Produce World Group, which ranks as the UK’s largest grower and supplier of…

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