The notion of going green, buying organic, and sourcing free trade products is gathering momentum in Australia and around the world, but research released in Australia suggests the added expense remains...

Cleaner, greener, ethical, sustainable: these are demands of the new food shopper, according to an international expert on the food industry.Professor David Hughes, the keynote speaker at this week’s...

First there was wind and solar energy, now UK supermarket operator Sainsbury’s is opening a store where the checkouts will be powered by people.In a European first, Sainsbury’s is installing...

The Chief Executive of the UK’s largest supermarket operator, Tesco, has given a message of hope for the future of retailers provided they adhere to the simple philosophy of reacting to the desires...

Food and beverage marketers will need to be more careful with their ‘green’ product claims after the board of the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) announced they would...

The search for sustainability has seen countless companies pledging to become sustainable in one way or another, but the flood of new labels signifying “green” or ethical is leading to confusion...

Trust is seen as the critical issue of 2009 by market research firm Mintel, particularly in America – where financial issues have helped lead to a slowdown here in Australia. The research suggests...

The economy is starting to cast a shadow over green living’s glow. According to new consumer research from Mintel, the number of Americans who claim to almost always or regularly buy green products...

Tesco opened its first store of the future last week in Cheetham Hill, Manchester, a store they believe to be the UK’s most energy efficient. The store has been built using Tesco’s new low...

Victorian-based Cool Change Natural Spring Water has launched Australia’s first beverage (spring water) packaged in a bottle made from plants, as they seek to “go green” in an industry...