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New venture GG’s opens its door in Denby Dale

Earlier this month Gaynor Saxton opened the doors to the new GG’s Artisan Bakery and Health Store in the West Yorkshire village of Denby Dale. After starting out small seven years ago at the Springfield Mill, selling fruit and veg and home-made pastries, Saxton opened The Good Health Store on Denby Dale High Street, but […]

February 23, 2017 Continue Reading
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Free and Easy bakes up natural cake mixes

Free-from and vegan brand Free and Easy has introduced a four-strong range of natural cake mixes. The new products are suitable for vegetarians and vegans as well as for those with intolerances or allergies to the 14 most common allergens –­­ including wheat, gluten, dairy, nuts and soya. Using coconut blossom sugar to sweeten, the […]

February 20, 2017 Continue Reading
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L’Oréal rumoured to be mulling Body Shop sale

Following the announcement of its 2016 annual results, reports have surfaced that L’Oréal may be considering offloading The Body Shop due to slowing sales. Founded in 1976 by Anita Roddick, The Body Shop was bought by the French cosmetics company in 2006 for £652.3 million. But with so many brands claiming natural and ethical credentials, […]

February 17, 2017 Continue Reading

Goodfayre sets up #ethicalchallenge

Dana Burton, owner of independent ethical retailer Goodfayre, which opened last year in Salisbury, has launched the #ethicalchallenge. The initiative aims to encourage customers to change one habit each month to lead a more ethical life. Participants are asked to set themselves, a goal – for example to go vegan, only buy local – and […]

February 16, 2017 Continue Reading