Organic Monitor Re-Launched as Ecovia Intelligence

Ecovia Intelligence is the new name for Organic Monitor. The re-launch of the specialist research, consulting and training firm takes place this month. The re-branding to Ecovia Intelligence reflects the broadening range of the organisation’s activities. Organic Monitor was established in 2001 with the mission to assist operators in the organic products industry by providing […]

Coop Makes Fairtrade Pledge as Sales Rise

Sales of Fairtrade products in the UK have grown for the first time since 2013, whilst the Coop gets ready to become the first supermarket to use only Faitrade cocoa in its own-brand products. The boost in Fairtrade sales comes despite falling sales of ethically sourced tea and cocoa – and is driven by the […]

Tesco Reports Record Organic Food Sales

Tesco says its organic fruit & vegetable sales have shot up 15% in the last year, the highest for a decade. In the organic fresh produce category, the highest growth has been for apples, carrots, saTesco reports lads and root vegetables, up by almost 17%. “Due to our long-term partnerships with suppliers and producers across […]