Calls for sugar tax divides consumer opinion, poll finds

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

A research organisation has revealed that consumer opinion on implementing a sugar tax in the UK is mixed. Recently, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has been lobbying the Government…

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Vegan group calls for greater support for crop farmers

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Vegan Society believes that action on rural livelihoods and climate change emissions from farming is urgently needed. The organisation has spoken out following the recent appointment of…

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Independents come together for trade summit

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

A new trade event for natural and organic retailers has proved a resounding success. The inaugural Natural Health Trade Summit took place in Manchester recently, and attracted more…

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Organic boss talks of life through music

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Chief Executive at the Soil Association has opened up about how music inspires her with an appearance on Dessert Island Discs. The organic farmer (pictured), joined Kirsty…

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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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