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Superfoods soar in popularity, says Mintel

Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD) has highlighted the continuing popularity of superfoods, revealing that between 2011 and 2015 there was a massive 202% increase globally in the number of new food and drink products launched containing the terms ‘superfood’, ‘superfruit’ or ‘supergrain’. The research found that in 2015 alone there was a 36% rise […]

May 18, 2016 Continue Reading
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Who’s Who in Natural Beauty 2015 winner named

Kirstie Sherriff, co-founder of Pinks Boutique, has taken the coveted number one position in the annual poll to discover who’s who in Natural Beauty. The announcement was made at a reception in London yesterday evening where leading figures from the natural and organic beauty world gathered for the launch of the 2015 edition of the […]

November 19, 2014 Continue Reading
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As you like it

Next month Stratford-upon-Avon will see the opening of a new natural and organic spa and shop, The Bard’s Mistress. Described as a luxury retreat, the new venture combines a shop and treatment room offering signature facials, massages and treatments, and is the brainchild of beauty therapist Esther Cooney who teamed up with organic skin expert […]

August 28, 2014 Continue Reading
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Gluten-free beauty claims on the increase

Gluten-free credentials are increasingly finding their way into the UK beauty sector, with a 22% increase in the use of the gluten-free claims in 2013 compared with the previous year, according to a blog by Mintel’s Lucy Cornford. With only 1% of launches specifically highlighting their gluten-free credentials on pack, she says that the potential […]

August 12, 2014 Continue Reading
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Works with Water refreshes range, secures investor

Natural food supplement company Works with Water Nutraceuticals has repackaged and reformulated its range of skin purifying supplements – help: clear skin and help: clear skin MEN. The help: clear skin products now contain PravENAC, which is rich in lactoferrin – a bioactive milk protein that helps reduce acne by boosting the body’s natural defences […]

July 14, 2014 Continue Reading
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Natural & Organic Products Europe unveils new exhibitors for its biggest edition yet

Nearly a quarter of the countries in the world will be represented at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe when it returns to London’s Olympia on 13-14 April. Firmly established as Europe’s leading natural and organic trade event, the show, which has increased its exhibition space by 11% for 2014, is now completely sold […]

March 13, 2014 Continue Reading
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Natural & Organic Products Europe unveils new exhibitors for its biggest edition yet

Nearly a quarter of the countries in the world will be represented at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe when it returns to London’s Olympia on 13-14 April. Firmly established as Europe’s leading natural and organic trade event, the show, which has increased its exhibition space by 11% for 2014, is now completely sold […]

March 13, 2014 Continue Reading
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001, licensed to balance

Luxury British brand 001, created by Hong Kong-born aromatherapist and beauty therapist Ada Ooi, recently launched in the UK with an exhibition at Rifle Maker’s Gallery, London, showcasing three international artists. Commissioned by 001, the artists’ work is a response to key elements of the new range and highlights the link between beauty, art and […]

February 3, 2014 Continue Reading
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H&B goes on the snail trail

Holland & Barrett has launched its first beauty-focused cross-media advertising campaign, aiming to emphasise the company’s ethical beauty credentials. The £360,000 campaign by RKCR/Y&R focuses on Snail Gel, the anti-ageing beauty solution made from ethically-source snail slime which went into stores earlier this year, and features TV and print advertising as well as POS materials. […]

December 2, 2013 Continue Reading
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