Responding to a growing demand from environmentally-conscious consumers, supermarket giant Tesco launches own-label range of eco-cleaning products.
Pulsin has rebranded and reformulated its range of Kids Fruity Oat Bars, with new packaging and a lower sugar recipe.
Tesco has announced that from 28 August it will replace its single-use 5p carrier bags with new Bags for Life.
Tesco will run a ‘Little Helps to Healthier Living’ campaign across the UK throughout May.
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust has created its own brand of skin creams – My Trusty – that is free from parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS), preservatives or artificial perfumes.
BFree has won the FreeFrom Food Oscar at the 2017 FreeFrom Food Awards
The UK organic market grew 7.1% in 2016 to be worth £2.09 billion, according to latest figures from the Soil Association.
London start-up ChicP, which produces sweet and savoury hummus from surplus fruit and veg, is crowdfunding through BackIt in a bid to expand the business.
An EU grant worth €10.4m has been secured by the Organic Trade Board in partnership with Organic Denmark, to support a campaign to promote organic food.
News reported by the The Grocer that the Food Standards Agency is planning to allow major food firms, including Tesco, to self-regulate on food safety has been branded “scandalous” by a leading food policy expert. The Grocer revealed news that the FSA plans replace its “outdated” food safety regime and replace it with one that […]
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) and Tesco are partnering to offer an #OrganicUnboxed giveaway during Organic September.
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 […]
“The Soil Association says it “strongly supports” the National Farmers’ Union’s complaint to Trading Standards over ‘fake’ farm branding. The NFU has written to formally complain to the National Trading Standards over the use of ‘fake’ farm branding by retailers on some food products. This follows concerns expressed by NFU members that the use of ‘fake’ farm […]
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 […]
Despite reports of growing losses at Tesco-owned NutriCentre and a candid analysis by its recently appointed management team of earlier operational failings, news that the supermarket is to close its specialist health and wellbeing business has shocked the natural products industry (see story). Dismay in our own sector that NutriCentre – once an industry bellwether […]
NutriCentre has announced a dramatic “range reset” after a comprehensive overhaul of its consumer offer. The Tesco-owned nutritional retailer has also pledged to support innovative new suppliers and help make supplements more “appealing and accessible” to shoppers. The new management team at NutriCentre unveiled its plans at a press conference in London last week. In […]
After finding Britain’s largest supermarket seriously breached a legally-binding Groceries Supply Code of Practice (the Code) to protect groceries suppliers, the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) has told Tesco to introduce significant changes to its practices and systems. The adjudicator, Christine Tacon, said in her report that she was particularly concerned about three key issues – […]
Britain’s supermarkets are missing a trick as sales of organic food and drink continue to grow says the Organic Trade Board. The OTB’s campaign manager, Catherine Fookes, tells The Times today that none of the Big Four – Tesco, Asda, Sainbsury’s, and Morrison’s – currently has “a proper strategy” for organic. Quoting from a recent […]
Next month marks a year since the soft launch of Organic for the People, the 100% organic, plant-based store which popped up in London with the clear intention of making organic food and drink ‘price accessible’. Located directly opposite As Nature Intended in Ealing High Street, the store, which is still in its first phase, […]
Tesco has announced that it will be removing confectionery from checkouts across its full range of store formats by the end of December 2014. The move follows research showing that 65% of customers believe that removing sweets from checkouts will help them make healthier choices when shopping, with 67% saying it would help them make […]