The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that plant-based foods using soya and tofu cannot use dairy-style terms such as ‘milk’, ‘butter’ and ‘cheese’.
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Cosmetics giant L’oréal has received a firm offer for The Body Shop from Brazilian manufacturer Natura Cosméticos SA. In February it was rumoured that L’oréal was considering selling The Body Shop, which it purchased in 2006 for £652.3 million. Now, the bid from Natura will be submitted to L’Oréal’s employee representative body and is subject […]
Independent retailers gave away more than 10,000 organic mini breakfasts in the UK and Ireland as part of this year’s Wake Up To Organic event.
The European Public Health Association has called for all European states to establish a statutory Sustainable Nutrition Task Force.
Amazon, the world’s biggest online retailer, is buying Whole Foods Market in a deal valued at approximately $13.7bn.
At a special HFMA Brexit seminar in London this week senior representatives from three government departments urged natural products companies to step up the pace of their preparations for Brexit.
Natural Products News hit the streets of Brighton yesterday to find out how the city’s independent natural products retailers were marking this year’s Wake Up To Organic. Here’s the video we made after we got back from our whistle stop tour of the stores!
The British Dietetic Association (BDA) claims its survey shows the UK public don’t know who to trust for advice on diet and nutrition.
Natural Products Scandinavia and Nordic Organic Food Fair has been shortlisted for ‘Best Overseas Tradeshow over 2,000sqm’ at the AEO Excellence Awards.
Scientists from the University of Bath have announced the development of biodegradable microbeads made using cellulose. A research team from the University’s Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies (CSCT) have produced an alternative to the plastic microbeads by dissolving cellulose, reforming it into beads and then setting them. The microbeads are stable enough to use in […]
NATRUE is participating in an innovative new sustainability project, which will transform consumer waste into packaging for new organic products.
New research from the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has revealed that a quarter of primary school children believe cheese comes from plants.
Soil Association (SA) Certification has highlighted the need to protect the integrity of organic supply chains.
Key players in the organic and fair trade movements warned this week that current proposals for revision of the EU Organic Regulation would undermine a flourishing European organic food and farming sector and penalize farmers in developing countries.
A new certification designed to promote sustainable catering has been launched by the Soil Association and the Carbon Trust.
Almost 200 products from more than 100 brands have made the shortlist of the sixth annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards.
Diversified Communications this week announced the acquisition of Naturally Good Expo in Australia from National Media, strengthening its global natural and organic products brand and aligning with Diversified Communications Australia’s Fine Food, FoodPro and FoodTech brands.
The Co-op and the Compass Group UK & Ireland have committed £100,000 in funding for an new programme to improve women’s opportunities in cocoa communities.
The Soil Association is creating an Organic Indie Retailer Map, which will go live on its website on Friday 16 June.
The new Hey Like Wow range has launched in the UK in a bid to naturally quench the thirst of those with a sweet tooth.