Superfood brand Naturya has added a range of Super Conserves and Superbars, incorporating to its offer.
One Earth Organics has launched with a range of superfood blends using only ethical and sustainable ingredients.
Ethical honey brand Gustare Honey is launching its Australian Pure Manuka Raw Honey in April.
Brighton-based ethical supermarket hiSbe is close to securing a second store site in the city.
Natural products wholesaler Essential Trading has warned the Fairtrade Foundation that its decision to allow Cadbury to use the Fairtrade name, despite leaving the scheme, may signal an end to its relevance as an ethical certifier.
“Asking what is the human need and purpose, is the question that should really drive your innovation,” says the brand director of the Leon chain of ‘naturally fast food’ restaurants.
International maritime charity Sailors’ Society has launched two new coffee blends in a bid to raise awareness and diversify its income.
In what is its first new flavour launch for over two years, organic and ethical chocolate company Seed and Bean has introduced three new bars.
Ethical raw brand Raw Living is rolling out refreshed packaging for its range of organic superfoods.
Waitrose says it will start to pay its smaller suppliers within a week of being invoiced in a move intended to strengthen its reputation as an ethical retailer. The arrangement will apply to all suppliers who do less than £100,000 worth of business with Waitrose annually. More than 600 UK food suppliers of some 2,500 products will […]
The latest launch from raw chocolate company Mr Popple’s Chocolate is the new Amazin Fennel & Raisin bar.
A growing number of ethical food labels are making their way to cosmetic and personal care products, reports Organic Monitor. New research by Organic Monitor into the US sector finds that almost 15% of natural personal care products are now certified to food standards, corresponding to a market value of over USD 700 million. Non-GMO […]
Union Hand-Roasted Coffee has relaunched its range of artisan craft coffees following a total rebrand. The redesigned packaging has moved away from the purple foil packs to a premium, handcrafted look in brown paper bags with copper accents, designed to reflect the quality of the coffee inside. The new packs communicate more information on the […]
The rapidly changing retail market could favour independent health retailers and eco brands, a leading retail analyst has suggested. Martin Watkins, head of retail and business insights at analysts Nielsen, said there was “no going back” to the retail model that dominated the pre-internet era. Speaking at a recent Soil Association Trade briefing, Watkins said […]
Brighton-based ethical supermarket hiSbe say it is planning to establish a regional chain of up to 10 stores over the next five years. HiSbe opened its first store in December 2013. The part crowd-funded shop – founded by sisters, Ruth and Amy Anslow – was always billed as ‘pilot-store’. Explaining the hiSbe (standing for ‘how […]
Online detox diet and juice company MyDetoxDiet has now opened a ‘personal one-stop healthy lifestyle’ store in Greenwich, London The shop aims to offer the very best in ethical, healthy eating, including takeaway juices, seasonal salads, wholesome soups and stews created by a Michelin-starred chef, superfood shots and vegan cakes and muffins. All the store’s […]
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. […]
Ethical water brand Belu has launched the first British 100 per cent carbon neutral green plastic sparkling water bottle. (more…)
Ethical Consumer magazine (24 April) hits out today at the big supermarkets for selling bananas too cheaply and calls on them to set a realistic price that benefits workers in the banana trade. The magazine also raises questions over the fairness of Fairtrade bananas pricing. (more…)