Rude Health has found itself at the centre of a rude row following a controversial blog posted by co-founder and brand director Camilla Barnard.
New drinks brand OOOMEGA has launched with a range of 100% plant-based flax seed drinks, the first of their kind in the UK.
Freaks of Nature has launched what it says is the UK’s first plant-based chilled cheesecake range.
Free-from and vegan brand Free and Easy has unveiled a four-strong range of natural cake mixes.
Yorkshire-based Bite UK has introduced a new range of rice, nut and coconut baked clusters to its free-from snacking offer.
In the new series of Dragons’ Den, Julianne Ponan, founder of Creative Nature, left triumphant, but later rejected a £75,000 investment from Deborah Meaden.
Doves Farm has separated its free-from product offer from its traditional organic products in a major rebrand, following an investment of over £3 million.
Mintel’s British Lifestyles: Preparing for Change report finds that Brits’ desire for healthier foods is driving sales of fish, nuts, popcorn and free-from.
Free-from and vegan brand Free and Easy has introduced a four-strong range of natural cake mixes. The new products are suitable for vegetarians and vegans as well as for those with intolerances or allergies to the 14 most common allergens – including wheat, gluten, dairy, nuts and soya. Using coconut blossom sugar to sweeten, the […]
Leading figures from across the natural food industry – including retailers, brand-owners, chefs and food writers – gathered in Brighton this week to debate the future of the natural food sector.
The free-from food sector grew by 18.9% in 2016 to be worth £772.2 million according to new figures from Nielsen.
Following success in the US and Europe, WorldFoods has introduced its all-natural free-from range of authentic Asian pastes and sauces to the UK.
Creative Nature has introduced two new organic superfood baking mixes suitable for vegans and those with food allergies.
Free-from superfood soup brand Soupologie has introduced a Three Mushroom Broth to its range of healthy plant-based soups. The Three Mushroom Broth combines nutrient dense reishi, porcini and shitaki mushrooms with herbs and spices, and is rich in Vitamin D, giving at least 90% of your daily nutrient reference value of the sunshine vitamin. The […]
The latest research from Mintel has revealed that sales of free-from foods are forecast to grow 13% to reach £531 million in 2016, up from an estimated £470 million in 2015. The market intelligence agency also forecasts the market will continue to grow to reach £673 million by 2020. From the six months to September […]
Nutritional ingredient supplier Cambridge Commodities Ltd (CCL) has been ranked 36th in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table shortly after moving into bigger premises. “I am so pleased that CCL has entered the International Track 200 league,” commented company MD James Stevens. “We’ve worked incredibly hard as a team over the past […]
The serious allergy sufferers charity, The Anaphylaxis Campaign, has highlighted the confusion consumers sometimes have over the difference foods marketed as ‘free-from’ and those carrying a ‘may contain’ label – indicating that they may be at risk of contamination from certain allergens. To explain the differences as well as highlight some of the risks involved, […]
Middle-class children are increasingly at risk from malnutrition as result of being placed on restrictive allergy-diets by well-intentioned but misinformed parents. That’s the warning from the head of the controversial group Sense About Science, Tracey Brown. Speaking at the Cheltenham Science Festival last week, Brown said: “It’s a really strange phenomenon that, in the UK, […]
Natural Products News has been asking natural and organic industry insiders for their first thoughts on the launch of Holland & Barrett’s new ‘More’ store format. The new large format stores – the first of which opened in Chester last month – feature a supersized free-from offer and also include fresh organic fruit and veg […]
Holland & Barrett opens the first of its large format Holland & Barrett More stores today. The retailer says it will roll out 50 of the new More format stores over the next two years, signaling its intention to take on the supermarkets in key health and beauty categories. Holland & Barrett describes its new […]