Tag Archives: Organic Market Report

Foodservice powers organic growth

Foodservice showed the strongest growth in organic sales of any sector in 2016, according to the Soil Association’s latest Organic Market Report. The 19.1% growth in sales of organic food and drink products into the foodservice market exceeded growth in supermarkets (+6.1%), independent retailers (+6.3%) and home delivery services (+10.5%) last year. Overall, the market…
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New consultation on Catering Mark frozen meals

FROZEN MEALS could soon be included under the Food for Life Catering Mark scheme.   An initial consultation, which ended in February 2013, highlighted that a limited number of settings could benefit from achieving the Catering Mark for frozen meals where there are no proper facilities to prepare meals on site. The Soil Association, which…
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Young are hungry for organic

A HIGH-PROFILE report on organic food shows sales are down again, but caterers and kids offer rays of light.   This year's report on the state of the organic sector shows there’s life in the organic market yet. After a tough few years as consumers tightened their belts, there are some “really positive” themes emerging.…
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Organic food – tale of two sectors

SALES OF ORGANIC food in the UK fell again in 2012, down 1.5% to £1.64bn.                   Supermarkets have been blamed for the downward slide, with reduced shelf space and cuts to their ranges resulting in a 2.4% slump in sales across the multiple retailers.   In foodservice,…
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