The Soil Association has today (10 October) launched a Brexit readiness support service to help organic businesses prepare for a no-deal Brexit on 31 October.
Published today (6 February), Soil Association Certification’s Organic Market Report reveals the UK’s organic market is now worth £2.33 billion after a 5.3% growth in sales in 2018, well ahead of the non-organic market.
Entries for the UK’s only organic food and drink awards are now open. Run by Soil Association Certification, the UK’s largest organic certification body, the Best of Organic Market (BOOM) awards are a chance to
On the eve of 2018’s Organic September, the Soil Association announces new sales figures as the organic market continues its seventh consecutive year of growth. Consumer research1 undertaken by the Soil Association found several key factors have bolstered continued growth in
Brexit technical notices offer no further clarity to food and farming businesses, says Soil Association
Brexit presents an unprecedented challenge to the food and farming sector, with the risks and uncertainty already affecting businesses. Chris Atkinson, Soil Association head of standards, said: “Frictionless trade with the EU is critically important for the food and farming sector. It’s
New research carried out by Soil Association Certification, in association with England Marketing, has revealed insights into consumer opinion on the packaging of organic fresh produce. 1000 supermarket shoppers of organic, buying regularly (fortnightly to occasionally), responded to the online
Soil Association Certification is supporting all organic businesses this Christmas with their online Organic Collective Christmas marketplace: www.soilassociation.org/christmas. Featuring organic products ranging from turkeys, veg boxes, gifts, spirits and chocolates, together with a range of Christmas essentials, the Soil Association
The organic market has continued to grow in the first half of 2017, driven significantly by increased consumer interest in nutrition and a desire for traceability in food sourcing. Some of the biggest areas of growth include fruit (+12.6%), tomatoes
Independent retail has proven instrumental to the growing organic market and following new figures from Nielsen for the 52 weeks to 18 June, the Soil Association is predicting overall value of the organic market in the UK to reach and exceed
Soil Association Certification’s first ever free webinar specifically for suppliers will discuss how ethical sourcing can help improve their business. The Food for Life Catering Mark runs a successful Supplier Scheme, giving suppliers a chance to up their ethical credentials
As the organic movement seeks to raise awareness of food produced using environmentally and animal friendly farming methods this September (Organic September: www.soilassociation.org/smallchangesbigdifference), a new survey of food symbols and endorsements found on many products in supermarkets and other retailers reveals