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E-News Fall 2018

Whole Foods slows for Amazon

Whole Foods slows for Amazon
Fri, 09/11/18 - 09:15
By Warren Beaumont


Despite Amazon reporting its second straight quarter of record profitability late October, its robust revenue growth is cooling due to more competition for Amazon Web Services, while its slower-growing Whole Foods Market business faces stiffer competition from the likes o
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Organic Sweden backs campaign and presence at Nordic Organic Fair

Organic Sweden backs campaign and presence at Nordic Organic Fair
Fri, 09/11/18 - 09:00
By Warren Beaumont


Organic Sweden announced in October that it had been commissioned by the Swedish Board of Agriculture to implement a three-year information campaign on organic food with organic farmers, the Swedish Consumers epoch (SLU) and communications agency Futerra. The Agriculture
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Veganism continues on the spotlight

Veganism continues on the spotlight
Tue, 06/11/18 - 10:00
By O.W.N News Network


Researcher OpinionWay and Casino Group's 3W.relevanC have analyzed the phenomenon of veganism in France and its impact on shopping behavior and found that more French people could become vegan, while the rate of flexitarians increased in one year from 23 percent to 28 per
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Ex-Monsanto scientist warns his GMO potatoes are not safe

Ex-Monsanto scientist warns his GMO potatoes are not safe
Mon, 05/11/18 - 10:00
By O.W.N News Network


"Genetic engineering isn’t everyone’s childhood dream. Even I didn’t care for it when I started studying biology at the University of Amsterdam, but my professor explained it was an acquired taste and the best option for a good job. So, I suppressed my d
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Chia Oruro under the Chia de France umbrella debuts the retail scene

Chia Oruro under the Chia de France umbrella debuts the retail scene
Wed, 12/09/18 - 11:00


Agrofun has launched in September its brand Chia Oruro® for direct retail sale online of organic chia seeds produced in France. The line is certified by Ecocert (FR-BIO-001) and offered in 250 g jars for 29,90 Euro, including sales tax (VAT) and delivery throughout th
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New testing in Canada found Glyphosate in foods and snacks

New testing in Canada found Glyphosate in foods and snacks
Mon, 10/09/18 - 09:00
By O.W.N News Network


New testing conducted by an independent lab found glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup, in common children’s lunch foods and snacks sold in Canada. The testing, commissioned by the Coalition for Action on Toxics, revealed that some products
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New tax bill targets US$1 trillion Amazon and founder Jeff Bezos

New tax bill targets US$1 trillion Amazon and founder Jeff Bezos
Fri, 07/09/18 - 10:00


Following the latest widespread publicity about Amazon and Apple to become US$1 trillion companies and negative reports of Amazon's use of labour-hire workers, US independent Senator Bernie Sanders introduced a new tax bill targeting Amazon founder and chief executive Jef
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Peru expands presence at organic food fairs

Peru expands presence at organic food fairs
Mon, 03/09/18 - 08:00
By Warren Beaumont


Peru and its export agency MINCETUR, the Ministerio de Comercio Exterior y Turismo is expanding the promotion of Peruvian foods with more trade shows and missions such as at the recent Natural & Organic Products Asia Hong Kong show and the Natural Products Scandinavia
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Market growth, trends and new exhibits lift Natural Products Expo East

Market growth, trends and new exhibits lift Natural Products Expo East
Mon, 03/09/18
By Warren Beaumont


The Natural Products Expo East show returns to the Baltimore Convention Center on September 13-15, 2018, where over 1500 exhibitors will connect with buyers and customers and look for new products, trends and ideas in the USA's US$50 billion organic market. According to
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CHFA Expo East Toronto presents over 1000 exhibitors

CHFA Expo East Toronto presents over 1000 exhibitors
Fri, 31/08/18 - 11:00
By Clara Paz


Canada’s largest conference and trade show dedicated to the natural health and organic products industry, CHFA East, will again be hosted at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the year’s biggest showcase of innovative new products and for networking and educ
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Spain will host its first sustainable trade-only fair

Spain will host its first sustainable trade-only fair
Mon, 13/08/18
By Hannah Flynn


A new B2B event for sustainable living, Eco Living Iberia will launch alongside Organic Food Iberia at the IFEMA exhibition center in Madrid on 6-7 June 2019. The new Diversified Communications’ event will feature sustainable living, food and beauty products as wel
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