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BOOM Awards 2021: Organico comes out a double winner

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Organico has achieved two awards at the BOOM (Best of the Organic Market) Awards 2021 – the UK’s only organic awards, which was held in London on the 8th of July 2021.

After a thorough taste test by three esteemed food professionals, Organico’s Rosemary Ciappe won Best of Organic Snacks, described by the judges as “incredibly moreish, crispy and delicious”. Organico’s Nerone Black Rice also came out on top in the Subcategory Best of Store Cupboard – Everyday Essentials. These triumphs have arrived at a time when the organic market is thriving. In 2020, the organic market saw a 12.5% increase, with the public increasingly conscious of the environment, quality and ethics in their food choices.

The BOOM Awards are hosted by leading UK organic certifier, Soil Association Certification, in partnership with online retailer, Ocado, to honour those delivering excellence in the organic market. The flurry of excitement surrounding organic is set to continue with Organic September upcoming, a month celebrating organic producers, brands, suppliers and the stories and motivations behind organic.

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The New Online Shop for Organic Change-Makers

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Organico Realfoods, home of pioneering sustainable food brands Organico, Fish4Ever and Redfern’s, have launched their brand-new web shop. For the first time ever, each of their brands’ extensive product ranges can be purchased directly from Organico online, alongside some other fantastic organic products that fit the company’s strong ethical standards. From organic pantry staples to ethical sweet treats to sustainable canned fish, the shop supplies a diverse product range to stock your cupboard shelves and ensure a healthy and conscious diet.

Founded over 20 years ago, Organico Realfoods has been at the forefront of the organic slow food movement and through Fish4Ever, lead the fight for responsible fishing, promoting a sustainable and fair food system. Through their brands, they seek to challenge the status quo and stand against the destruction caused by industrial-scale agriculture. Above all, Organico Realfoods love good food. Food that is well made and tasty, produced thoughtfully, with respect for the planet and for the people making it.

With exclusive discounts, national shipping* and catering to orders small or large, the Organico Realfoods web shop hopes to make it easier for customers to browse and buy all the products they love on one site.

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Soil Association seeks votes in annual BOOMs

Nominations are now open in the search for the UK’s best organic products.

With 12.6 per cent growth in 2020 and now worth £2.79bn, the organic market is undeniably booming and, as more people than ever look for the organic mark on their products, Soil Association Certification is keen to uncover the Nation’s Favourite organic product and celebrate it as part of the annual Best of Organic Market (BOOM) Awards.

In partnership with Ocado, Soil Association Certification is calling on the public to nominate their favourite organic products for Nation’s Favourite but is also encouraging organic brands to encourage their fans to nominate them in a bid to ensure a wide range of organic products are considered for this celebratory accolade.

In addition to crowning the Nation’s Favourite, the BOOM Awards will celebrate the businesses, producers and brands working hard to make food as it should be throughout the UK, as well as commending some of the best new products and organic innovators working towards a sustainable future for all of us. A brand-new award for 2021 is the Organic Ambassador Award, sponsored by Yeo Valley, which aims to recognise the work of those growing the organic movement, from food to fashion and farming, and championing organic as part of the solution to the climate crisis.

Nominations are open now and close on Friday (April 30, 2021), with a shortlist of 10 announced shortly after and the winner announced at a prestigious award ceremony in July.

Clare McDermott, Business Development Director at Soil Association Certification, commented: “Following a year in which both human health and the health of our planet have all been sharply in focus, consumers are choosing products more carefully than ever. By choosing to buy organic – whether that is food, beauty and wellbeing products or fashion and textiles – shoppers are making choices that help support more sustainable systems. Put simply, choosing organic means working with nature to protect soil, encourage wildlife, avoid antibiotics, and reduce pesticide use”.

Visit https://www.soilassociation.org/organic-living/boom-awards/the-nations-favourite/ to cast your vote.