New from Lifeplan comes a range of Super Herbs high strength one-a-day botanicals.
A beautifully illustrated new book by Pukka Herbs co-founder and herbalist, Sebastian Pole, has just been published.
Loose-leaf speciality tea company eteaket has collaborated with the Isle of Harris Distillery to create an unusual tea blend made from the unique botanicals used in Isle of Harris Gin.
Gusto has launched the UK’s first natural, low calorie and Fairtrade cola.
Firefly Revitalising Juice Drinks has relaunched with a refreshed pack design, an on-the-go range and improved recipes. The new packaging features brighter colours, botanical drawings and a brand new Firefly logo. A botanical stamp has also been put on the bottle lids to emphasize the fact that the drinks are ‘boosted with botanical blends’. The […]
Glow Organic, a new natural and organic skincare and make-up boutique, is opening its doors from 22-28 June in Brighton’s North Laines. It will open as part of the Pop-Up Shop, a not-for-profit organisation set up in 2011 to create opportunities for young entrepreneurs and artists in the city, and will offer products from Living […]
New to shelves this year come Gusto Organic Energy Sparkling Original and Gusto Organic Energy Sparkling Lemonade – drinks designed to relieve hangovers, boost energy levels and fight colds. Developed in the kitchen of Craig Sams and described as “stimulation and wellbeing in a little green bottle”, the drinks combine a variety of botanicals and […]
“By May 1 2014 all unlicensed herbal medicines – those without a THR or Product Licence – must be removed from your shelves,” Penny Viner, chair of the UK Herbal Forum, told retailers yesterday. But that was one of the few things about the future of the herbals category that could be described as clear-cut, […]
Industry interest in botanicals has been running at an all time high over the last couple of years. With the huge costs and technical burden of the Traditional Herbal Registration (THR) scheme, ushered in by the EU Herbal Directive (THMPD), a re-classification as ‘botanical’ represents for many the best hope for keeping the widest possible […]
Chris Kilham, ‘The Medicine Hunter’, will join a panel of industry and regulatory experts at a conference on the future of Botanicals in London later this month. (more…)
The Alliance for Natural Health (ANH) has partnered with Viridian Nutrition to flag up to MPs the crucial decisions the Government must soon make on maximum limits for vitamins and the legal status of botanicals. (more…)