Olive leaf extract demonstrates positive effect on heart disease

New research has found that olive leaf extract can have positive short-term effects on heart health markers. The study, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, gave 18 healthy subjects a single recommended dose of Comvita Olive Leaf Extract or placebo, after which vascular function and inflammatory markers in the blood were measured and urine […]

July 9, 2015 Continue Reading

Comvita launches ‘winter’s best kept secret’ campaign

Comvita has developed a vibrant new campaign called ‘Winter’s Best Kept Secret, to raise awareness about the immune-boosting properties of olive leaf extract. The campaign will be running throughout winter with a mix of print advertising, a YouTube video, social media activity and online banner ads. Retailers who participate in the promotion and use Comvita’ […]

December 4, 2014 Continue Reading

MPI releases labelling guidelines for manuka honey

The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released an interim manuka honey guide amid growing evidence that ‘fake’ manuka products are on the market in several countries, including Britain. The guide aims to move toward defining the characteristics of manuka honey and clarifying what claims can be made on honey labels and in […]

August 6, 2014 Continue Reading

Reaching the peak

On 14 June a team from Peak Health Food in Rugeley completed the Three Peaks Challenge for charity, with Jason Parrish, Emma Mayou and Carey Dyer climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in 23 hours and 41 minutes. Marie Longman, manager at the store, explains the idea behind the initiative: “At the beginning of […]

June 23, 2014 Continue Reading