28 May 2015 | Online since 2003

Significant differences between organic and non-organic food, study shows

Organic crops and crop-based foods are up to 69% higher in a number of key antioxidants than conventionally-grown crops, according to a team of resear...


Organic farming can help save bees

New evidence is already showing that the loss of bees and other pollinators is affecting farmers. New studies suggest that crops like field bean, ...


28 March 2014 | News,Organic,Produce
Eating organic food doesn't lower risk of cancer

Women who always or mostly eat organic foods have the same likelihood of developing cancer as women who eat conventionally produced foods, according t...


26 March 2014 | News,Organic
Commission proposals for new rules for organic farming

The European Commission has published new proposals for a new Regulation on organic production and the labelling of organic products. Consumer and pro...


14 March 2014 | News,Organic,Produce
Organic sales see growth for first time in four years

The Soil Association’s annual Organic Market Report today reveals that the organic sector has seen growth of 2.8% in 2013: the first time the organic ...


Approve GM crops, adviser urges Cameron

Climate disruption, population growth and rising costs of food staples means the UK must start producing more from the land, the Prime Minister was ur...


13 March 2014 | News,Organic,Produce,Renewables
Farming industry sets out low-carbon food agenda

Reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the future should go hand in hand with producing food for a growing population and delivering for the environment...


Pressure on big four supermarkets 'intensifies'

The latest grocery share figures from Kantar Worldpanel show new records set by Waitrose and Aldi as pressure on the big four supermarkets intensifies...


7 March 2014 | Appointments,News,Organic
Leading organic body appoints new CEO

The new chief executive of one of the UK’s leading organic bodies has been revealed. Roger Kerr has taken the reigns (reins) at Shropshire-based Or...


21 February 2014 | Finance,News,Organic
Agricultural accountants concerned over EC organic rules

The European Commission could be taking 'financial risks' over farmers and growers with their new organic proposals, say agricultural accountants. ...


6 February 2014 | Finance,News,Organic
Organic investment fund launched

The investment division of sustainable bank Triodos has launched a new investment fund, investing in leading, privately owned organic food and sustain...


5 February 2014 | Bees and Beekeeping,News,Organic
Organic farms support more species, says research

On average, organic farms support 34% more plant, insect and animal species than conventional farms, say Oxford University scientists. Researchers ...


24 January 2014 | Arable,Cereal,Crops,News,Organic
End uncertainty for organic producers - NFU

The Welsh Government must end the uncertainty for organic producers in Wales and support the sector in developing viable, profitable markets for Welsh...


12 December 2013 | News,Organic,Poultry
Organic predicted to do much better in 2014 as supermarkets report shortages

Organic egg sales could do much better in 2014 if they get the support of major retailers. That is the view of Soil Association trade director Finn Co...


21 November 2013 | News,Organic,Produce
Former champion Tomos returns for young butchers showdown

Former champion Tomos Hopkin returns to action to try and win the Welsh Young Butcher Competition for the fourth time next month. Hopkins, 20, fro...



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