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Waitrose Signs Up To the Robust Potato Pledge for Organic Potatoes
October 19, 2021

Waitrose Signs Up To the Robust Potato Pledge for Organic Potatoes

Waitrose and Partners is set to be the first major retailer to sign up to The UK Robust Potato Pledge, which will see the group move away from the use of copper-based fungicides on organic fresh potatoes in order to combat late blight Phytophthora.
Tesco to sell unwashed potatoes in order to reduce foods waste
March 11, 2021

Tesco to sell unwashed potatoes in order to reduce food waste

A move to cut down on food waste by selling unwashed potatoes – and in doing so potentially double their shelf-life - is being launched by Tesco.
UK Organic Food Sales surge thanks to Lidl and Aldi
March 01, 2015

UK Organic Food Sales surge thanks to Lidl and Aldi

The UK food industry has seen a surge in the sales of organic foods according to an annual report by the Soil Association.
Conventionally-grown potatoes on the left of the picture and organically grown potatoes on the right.
July 15, 2014

International Study suggests Organic plants produce more antioxidants

An international team of experts led by Newcastle University has shown that organic crops are up to 60% higher in a number of key antioxidants than conventionally-grown ones.
May 05, 2010

Organic Farming shows limited benefit to wildlife

Organic farms may be seen as wildlife friendly, but the benefits to birds, bees and butterflies don’t compensate for the lower yields produced, according to new research from the University of Leeds. In the most detailed, like-for-like comparisons o...
 Food Standards Agency
August 06, 2009

Uproar over study on organic food

For years, healthful-food advocates have said organic food is more nutritious than conventionally grown. But that claim — trumpeted on the Web sites of organizations ranging from the national Organic Trade Association to the Seattle-based PCC Natural ...

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