Functional health and fitness brand CherryActive has announced a rebrand, with new-look packaging, a new product pipeline and a fresh name: Active Edge.
Children in England are exposed to a ‘cocktail of pesticide residues’ in the produce they consume through the School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme (SFVS).
New data gathered by the Soil Association shows that the organic market has continued to grow in the first half of 2017, driven significantly by increased consumer interest in nutrition and a desire for traceability in food sourcing.
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.
The dairy industry says that health professionals should move away from focusing on single nutrients like saturated fat, which does a “disservice to whole foods like milk and dairy”.
The UK natural health sector must adopt a unified perspective and agree clear objectives to present to government officials in order to secure the best outcome for industry and consumers in a post-Brexit future.
The chef and food writer, Jay Morjaria, was one of the participants at the first Natural Products News Food Roundtable, which was held in Brighton in January.
The Royal Voluntary Service has opened a hospital shop with a difference – a “dietary specific shop” under the brand name Revi
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says that over-the-counter homeopathic medicines on sale in America must in future state on pack that ‘there is no scientific evidence the product works’.
The Leon restaurant chain says it is seeking an “independent review” following an Advertising Standards Authority ruling that its use of the description ‘superfood’ breached UK advertising rules.
Many of Britain’s top visitor attractions are completely failing to offer healthy eating options for children despite unprecedented awareness of about obesity and diet related illnesses.
The over-production and over-consumption of meat is a serious problem for both the environment and human health.
T-tox has launched as the first matcha tea range in the UK blended specifically for active people.
Tesco and Holland & Barrett have today announced they are partnering to introduce a health and wellbeing ‘store in store’ format in a number of Tesco stores across the UK. The new partnership follows Tesco’s successful introduction of several Arcadia sites in its larger stores last year, which it says showed that shoppers find it […]
Patrick Holford’s new book The Chemistry of Connection sets out to add another layer to the meaning of ‘holistic’ living.
A new group has been formed to protect health-focused sports drinks from caught by the Government’s new ‘sugar levy’. Sports Drinks Britain says it will work to ensure that this levy – better known as the sugar tax – “does not raise the price of products including sports drinks, protein drinks and re-constituted drinks used […]
The Health Food Manufacturers’ Association (HFMA) has announced David Adams as the winner of this year’s Maurice Hanssen Award of Honour in recognition of “his dedication and passion for the natural products industry”. A formal presentation of the Award was made at the HFMA’s Annual General Meeting on 1 June. Adams worked in this industry […]
A major new report from the National Obesity Forum says that long-standing advice to follow low-fat diets and to lower cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences”. The report’s authors call for a return to whole foods such as meat, fish and dairy, as well as ‘high-fat, healthy foods including avocados”. But some health experts say […]
Holland & Barrett’s overseas expansion gathers further pace with news that the health food retailer has signed a deal with India’s Apollo Hospitals group to open 1,000 franchise stores in the country over the next five years. The deal is worth around £20 million, with the opening of the first store said to imminent. Commenting, […]
Just weeks after announcing a major range re-set and unveiling a new management team at its NutriCentre business, Tesco says it is to close the operation. A Tesco spokesperson said: “We have taken the difficult decision to close our Nutricentre business. We have learned a lot through Nutricentre but we believe we can serve our […]