Certification support for organic conversion

Friday, December 2, 2016

An organic certifier is reminding of the support offered to companies wishing to make the conversion. Soil Association Certification is a leading organic certifier, with more than 70…

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Natural and organic sector unite at hugely successful independent show

Friday, December 2, 2016

Independent retailers from across the country came together recently for the second Natural Health Trade Summit. The event, held at The Palace Hotel, in Manchester, saw an increase…

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Festive sales forecast for growth

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The UK is predicted to see a 2.5 per cent rise in retail sales this Christmas. According to Mintel, sales are expected to reach £42bn in December, with…

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Health awareness campaign launched by Nairn’s

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

A new initiative has been created by Nairn’s to raise awareness of the health benefits of oatcakes. To encourage consumers to make oatcakes a staple and versatile part…

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Food chain urged to get waste aware

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Issues around the UK’s waste crisis highlighted by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall have provoked debate. The acclaimed River Cottage chef has been fronting a documentary series, called War on Waste,…

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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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