Organic

  • Foodservice Footprint Unknown-7 Foodservice powers organic growth Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Soil Association Pret Organic Market Report Organic news-email Nando's McDoanld's Jamie's Italian Food for Life Catering Mark Clare McDermott

    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… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint 6 Matthew Gorton explains how a new project could improve public procurement and reduce childhood obesity My Viewpoint  Strength2Food Organic news-email Newcastle University Business School Most Economically Advantageous Tender meat Matthew Gorton Fairtrade

    Matthew Gorton explains how a new project could improve public procurement and reduce childhood obesity

    In the UK, there has been decline over the past few years in the quality of institutional food (schools, hospitals, prisons etc). Authorities have banded together to get a better deal to reap economies of scale with contracts typically won… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint P4-1 Organic sales up 15.2% Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Soil Association rich watts Organic news-email Catering Mark

    Organic sales up 15.2%

    The catering sector was a star performer for the organic market last year, with sales up 15.2% to £64.3m. Spend through the Food for Life Catering Mark has been driving sales in the public sector, noted the Soil Association in… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint P4-1 Organic sales set to double within three years Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Soil Association Organic

    Organic sales set to double within three years

    With nine billion mouths to feed by 2050 organic farming isn’t everyone’s first choice food security solution. But critics take note: worldwide sales of $72 billion (£50 billion) in 2013 will double by 2018 as interest in the low-yielding but… Read More

  • Foodservice Footprint jimp_cows-1 News review Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  Tristram Stuart Toast Ale Soil Association Organic Jimmy's Friday Night Feast INCPEN Hackney Brewery Feedback Ale

    News review

    Foodservice does its bit for organic milk, soil association expands it’s portfolio, end of “unintentional product residue”, ale from surplus bread. Read More

  • News Review

    FOOD WASTE effecting wildlife; new look DEFRA; $1B in organic sales; overcapacity in foodservice and climate denial not dead.                           Food waste putting birds and fish at peril… Read More

  • News review

    Crisis at DEFRA With spending cuts in the region of 30% announced in this week’s spending review, it’s no surprise that DEFRA staff are feeling a little blue. A survey of staff at the department revealed that less than a… Read More

  • News review

    Disposable cutlery ban France could soon say “non” to plastic cutlery. The National Assembly has voted in favour of a ban on disposable forks, spoons and plates from 2020. A ban on plastic bags could also come in to force… Read More

  • Healthy progress at Coed Du Hall Hospital

    MUCH HAS been made of the standard of hospital food, but green shoots of improvement are appearing.                   Coed Du Hall, a care home in North Wales, has been awarded the Gold… Read More

  • Soil Association Certification announces new chief executive

    SOIL ASSOCIATION Certification has appointed Martin Sawyer as its new chief executive. Martin has a background in the food industry.                     Martin brings extensive experience in consumer food markets having worked… Read More