Organics

French firm adds five new bread mixes to its Campasine range

Europain 2014

Philibert Savours CEO: Organic cuts my world in two

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Philibert Savours CEO said a new organic variety in the firm’s Campasine bread mix line may offer value-added possibilities and be closer to his own ethos, but the firm must provide something for everyone’s budget.

Participants tended to prefer coffee labelled 'eco-friendly' - even though it was identical to the 'non-eco-friendly' coffee

Eco labels may make foods taste better

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Foods may taste better when they carry eco-friendly labels – at least for consumers who are concerned about sustainability, according to a study published in PLoS ONE.

 Fish was called out to one of the products most at risk of fraud

Tougher penalties for food fraud backed

By Joseph James Whitworth

A report calling for stronger policing of the food industry and tougher penalties for fraud has been backed by an EU committee.

The 2013 Soil Association conference...as it happened

The 2013 Soil Association conference...as it happened

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

FoodNavigator was at the Soil Association's annual conference in London this week, hearing about good food - both organic and otherwise - its production, distribution and consumption. In tweets, here is a taste of the event.

UK organic sector stabilises with modest 0.6% growth after successive years of waning sales, shows Nielsen data

First signs of organic sector recovery?

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

The UK organic sector is showing the first signs of recovery with 0.6% sales growth after a tough slog through the recession, according to new data from Nielsen and the Soil Association.

Study claims that home-cooked infant weaning foods are better than commercial ones

Infant food flop: Study finds nutritional faults in popular brands

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

The majority of infant weaning foods available in the UK do not provide the nutrient density and diversity of taste and texture needed in this formative stage and may encourage bad sweet tooth habits in the future, research has claimed.

Young Germans increase organic food purchases

Young Germans increase organic food purchases

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Younger consumers increasingly are driving organic food sales in Germany, according to new figures from the German ministry of food, agriculture and consumer protection (BMELV).

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