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Organic pricing

Shop for organic food and watch the bill rocket

Is it true that only the affluent can afford to eat healthily? Andrew Don attempted to unravel the premium pricing of healthy and organic food but found as many questions as answers. Justified mark-ups for...

UK: Organic market continues on growth path

UK: Organic market continues on growth path

The UK market for organic foods has increased by 30% on last year to total almost GBP1.6bn (US$2.95bn) in sales – averaging an extra GBP7m a week, according to figures out from the Soil Association released today (7 July).

UK: Governments to consider new organic additives laws

UK: Governments to consider new organic additives laws

Member governments of food standards body Codex Alimentarius are considering new rules on additives that can be used in foodstuffs labelled organic, such as calcium carbonate, malic acid, citric acid, ascorbic acid and 31 others.

Organic boom underlines contradiction in food market

Organic boom underlines contradiction in food market

While food companies are being constantly blamed for rising levels of obesity and bad diet, the organic boom is evidence of the contrasting trend in the market towards healthier eating. However, writes Ben Cooper, keeping up with rising demand has been difficult and is unlikely to get any easier with the boom showing no sign of slowing up.

UK: Soil Association warns organic frauds

The UK’s Soil Association has released a statement regarding a television documentary about non-genuine organic meat producers – vowing to smoke out the fraudsters involved. ITV’s West Eye View programme…

Are organics really a win-win investment?

In a slow growth industry where innovation is paramount, mainstream food producers are increasingly drawn to the lucrative organic sector. The rewards are enticing, but the path to profit can…