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15 April 2015 12:05:20 |News,Shows and Events

Record number of Soil Association licensees to attend Natural and Organic Products Europe


A record number of Soil Association Certification brands will be exhibiting at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe on 19th – 20th April.
Over 90 Soil Association certified businesses will be at the show to exhibit the best in organic. The organic market is in strong of growth, exceeding £1.86 billion in 2014, so it’s an exciting time.
The mood among organic business in the UK is also confident, with 63% predicting growth in 2015, and six out of ten of these businesses (62%) anticipating double-digit growth.
Recognising the number of new brands joining the marketplace on the tide of growth in organic sales, the Soil Association stand at Natural & Organic Products Europe includes a chiller to showcase the newest products on offer.
Visit stand H10 to see new products as well as all the firm favourites from the following brands; Acorn Dairy, Natural Vitality, Plenish, Coco Zumi, and Brown Cow Organics will be exhibiting with the Soil Association.



Next to the chiller stand is Riverford Organic Dairy, Gaia Superfoods & ZenValley, Jollyum, 10 Degrees C – Dr Martins Organic Green Coco Juice, and PRAANA Organic Herbal Tea on the Soil Association Pavilion.
Finn Cottle, trade consultant at Soil Association said: “We are thrilled a record number of Soil Association licensees are exhibiting at the show demonstrating the buoyancy of the organic market.
It’s a positive time for organic. In a year when both food prices (down 1.9%) and food spending (down 1.1%) fell, the organic market grew by 4% , exceeding £1.86 billion and bringing sales back to levels in 2009.
The organic sector is embracing innovation in a changing retail landscape with brands adding new and innovative products, keeping customers interested in the sector. NOPE is a fantastic opportunity for demonstrating the range within the organic sector and has to be the main event on every organic manufacturer’s calendar.”




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