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L’oréal gets offer for The Body Shop

Cosmetics giant L’oréal has received a firm offer for The Body Shop from Brazilian manufacturer Natura Cosméticos SA. In February it was rumoured that L’oréal was considering selling The Body Shop, which it purchased in 2006 for £652.3 million. Now, the bid from Natura will be submitted to L’Oréal’s employee representative body and is subject […]

June 21, 2017 Continue Reading

Mophagy harnesses insect power

Mophagy has launched its range of insect-based products onto the market to offer consumers a sustainable source of protein. The brand’s versatile ‘mellow and nutty’ Cricket Powder, aimed primarily at the sports nutrition market, is produced from high welfare whole crickets, which are gently roasted and finely milled. It can be used as a nutritional […]

August 18, 2016 Continue Reading

Union refreshes craft coffee range

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 […]

October 30, 2015 Continue Reading

Ahiflower Oil granted EU Novel Food status

Nature’s Crops International (NCI) has been given the go-ahead from the EC to market its Ahiflower Oil as a novel food ingredient and is now commercially available under licence to brands and manufacturers for the first time. The oil is extracted from the seeds of the Buglossoides arvensis plant, a crop new to the UK […]

October 23, 2015 Continue Reading

The Soil Association’s 12 sustainable days of Christmas

The Soil Association has unveiled 12 tips to have a more sustainable, organic Christmas this year. The initiative comes as part of its larger Organic Christmas Campaign which offers tips, recipes, offers and promotions from some of the UK’s finest chefs, organic brands and producers, as well as an online marketplace and an organic advent […]

October 20, 2015 Continue Reading