New Metrics Framework for Sustainable Foods

A new project by the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) is looking to provide a framework to harmonise sustainability metrics.   There is growing pressure for the food industry to become more sustainable, however there is currently no universal system which accurately and effectively measures how sustainable a food product is. In addition, about £116 billion (EUR 133 […]

Planet Organic Acquires Organic Rival

Planet Organic has completed the purchase of As Nature Intended in a deal which makes it the largest specialist organic retailer in the UK. The acquisition of As Nature Intended’s chain of seven London-based organic and natural food stores is expected to be followed by the opening of ten further stores in Greater London in […]

Consumer Confusion over Health and Sustainability

British consumers are confused about healthy eating and sustainability. New research by IGD reveals that two-thirds of consumers are already changing their diets or are considering making changes to be healthier and more sustainable. However, consumers are also confused, with many overestimating how healthy and sustainable their diet is. Consumers who rate the health and sustainability […]