Finding consensus in the UK organic food movement can be like nailing jelly to a wall. Rapid growth in the last 15 years has meant organics has major brands with multinational backers (think Green & Black's or Rachel's Organic). But, hundreds of smaller, regional producers also battling the downturn remain - meaning the sector houses many different views over how to move organic forward. Yesterday (22 September) in London, the Organic Trade Board, laid out its plans to reignite stagnant sales. Here are the best quotes from the day's events.
The UK organic food sector's bid for EU funding to support an industry-wide marketing campaign needs more financial backing from the country's suppliers, a conference was told yesterday (22 September).