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BIOFACH 2020 is proof that organic delivers

BIOFACH 2020 is proof that organic delivers
Sun, 16/02/20 - 14:00
By O.W.N News Network


The 31st annual edition of BIOFACH, the world’s leading trade fair for organic food, along with the 13th VIVANESS, the international event for natural and organic personal care, opened on February 12 at the Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg, Germany with almost 3,800 e
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The global market for organic food surpassed 100 billion

The global market for organic food surpassed 100 billion
Wed, 12/02/20 - 17:15
By O.W.N News Network


Organic food is still in high demand. The global market for organic food reached 105 billion US dollars in 2018 (almost 97 billion euros), according to estimates provided by Ecovia Intelligence, an increase of 6% from the year before and keeps showing double-digit growth
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Changes to EU Organic Rules Threaten Farmersí Livelihoods

Changes to EU Organic Rules Threaten Farmersí Livelihoods
Wed, 12/02/20 - 17:00
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New EU organic regulations, due to come into force in 2021, will limit the size of organizations, forcing small-scale farmers to restructure their cooperatives, and creating high costs when they are already struggling to make ends meet. At BIOFACH, the world’s larg
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Wed, 12/02/20 - 17:00
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Healthy brands need better alternatives for packaging

Healthy brands need better alternatives for packaging
Mon, 10/02/20 - 10:15
By O.W.N News Network


Recent research from the EcoFocus Trends Survey and Greenpeace Canada shows that consumers want better packaging, especially alternatives to replace plastic for food and beverages. On January 25, 2020, paper and paperboard producer Evergreen Packaging published a white p
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Andean Naturalsí quinoa operations sold to Ardent Mills

Andean Naturalsí quinoa operations sold to Ardent Mills
Fri, 07/02/20 - 16:00
By O.W.N News Network


Andean Naturals Inc., a leading importer, and processor of organic and fair trade quinoa from Bolivia has sold its 's quinoa sourcing, cleaning and packaging operation in Yuba City, California to The Annex by Ardent Mills (The Annex), with the deal expected to be complete
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EU considering bans on plastic packaging as recycling slows down

EU considering bans on plastic packaging as recycling slows down
Fri, 07/02/20 - 09:15
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According to reports in Packaging Insights and Packaging Europe in January, the EU Commission is considering further bans on plastic packaging and new requirements for manufacturers, while the recycling rate for plastics in Europe achieved only a slight increase of 1.4 pe
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Fri, 07/02/20 - 09:15
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Plant-based push: UK sales of meat-free foods shoot up 40%

Plant-based push: UK sales of meat-free foods shoot up 40%
Sat, 18/01/20 - 03:00
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Demand for plant-based foods is still on the rise in the UK, Market Intelligence Agency Mintel found out. The number of consumers eating meat-free foods has gone from 50% in 2017 to 65% in 2019. And the proportion of meat-eaters who have reduced or limited the amount of m
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OTA pushes for certified organic flavors

OTA pushes for certified organic flavors
Wed, 15/01/20 - 13:30
By O.W.N News Network


The U.S Organic Trade Association has outlined its position on the use of certified organic flavors in organic products and that it is no longer appropriate to allow the use of non-organic natural flavors in organic products. The move comes as a new rule was published by
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Euromonitor Internationalís Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2020

Euromonitor Internationalís Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2020
Tue, 14/01/20 - 13:20
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Market research provider, Euromonitor International just released the “Top 10 Global Consumer Trends 2020” report that identifies the most impactful trends driving consumer behavior, values and habits this year: · Beyond Human: Artificial intelligence
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Organic Essence Lip Balm
Tue, 14/01/20 - 13:20
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$800bn Asia Agri-Food investment opportunity

$800bn Asia Agri-Food investment opportunity
Fri, 06/12/19 - 09:00
By O.W.N News Network


A new report from PwC, Rabobank, and Temasek released 20 November 2019 called the Asia Food Challenge Report: Harvesting the Future, estimated that Asia’s agri-food market would grow 7 percent a year, with Asia needing to double its spending on food to over US$8 tri
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