Almost half a million people make Veganuary pledge, organisers reveal

Saturday, February 22, 2020

The organisers of the annual Veganuary campaign are celebrating after increasing the number of participants by more than 150,000. The 2020 campaign, which took place in January, saw…

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Organic and Natural Business Product Award winners announced

Monday, February 17, 2020

If our annual Organic & Natural Business Product Awards have told us anything it is that product innovation and excellence is alive and kicking in our sector. With…

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Dr Bronner’s announces sustainability initiative

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

A new initiative designed to support advocacy for social justice, animal rights and environmental sustainability in the UK has been announced by Dr Bronner’s. The natural soap brand…

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Fair tax certification for Suma

Monday, January 13, 2020

In recognition of its commitment to fair practices, Suma Wholefoods has been certified as a Fair Tax Mark Business. The Fair Tax Mark certification scheme was launched in…

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Vegetarian food names clear, Minister finds, as proposals to ban meat terms are rejected

Monday, January 6, 2020

A proposal to ban the use of words such as sausage and burger to describe foods that don’t contain meat have been rejected. Defra Minister of State, Zac…

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Circular economy latest sustainability buzzword, analysts find

Saturday, December 28, 2019

There has been growing investment from food and personal care companies this year in circular economy, according to Ecovia Intelligence. The circular economy refers to a system in…

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Teapigs secures B-corp certification

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Teapigs, has become the latest company to achieve B-Corp certification. B-Corp analyses a company’s impact on its workers, customers, community, and environment and to become certified, companies are…

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Report reveals quarter of all food consumed in UK contain pesticide cocktails

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Worrying data from a coalition of organisations has revealed that a quarter of all food and over a third of fruit and vegetables consumed in the UK contain…

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Data reveals retailers stockpiling to record levels amid Brexit concerns

Friday, December 6, 2019

Research has found that retailers concerned about food shortages due to Brexit related disruption has led to record levels of stockpiling. Shopping app, Ubamarket, found that 30m Brits…

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Scottish producers encouraged to benefit from funding project

Friday, November 29, 2019

Businesses and projects celebrating locally produced food and drink are being encouraged to apply for a share of £100,000 of funding. Grants of up to £5,000 from the…

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