The Vegan Society respond to Patrick Holford’s column ‘The dangers of a vegan diet’ with a letter to the editor.
The Vegan Society
Natural beauty brand Faith in Nature has discontinued its propolis-containing products in order to become 100% vegan. “Like many high street brands, we are making sure we cater for the growing vegan market,” explains managing director, Joy Parkinson. “Pret a Manger, Starbucks and Costa are all offering plant-based milks and vegan foods. Vegans now also […]
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that plant-based foods using soya and tofu cannot use dairy-style terms such as ‘milk’, ‘butter’ and ‘cheese’.
Natural & Organic Products Europe 2017 welcomes 10,571 attendees
Bravura Foods is expanding its brand portfolio with four new launches this year.
Veganicity has added a new Omega-3 DHA:EPA supplement as well as a Pea Protein Powder to its offer.
In November, during World Vegan Month, The Vegan Society hosted a Parliamentary reception to celebrate 25 years of the Vegan Trademark. And vegan business is booming, as MPs, researchers and advisers as well as Vegan Trademark holders heard of the rapid growth of the market On the day Christina Rees MP, who sponsored the event, […]
Swiss natural beauty brand ananné has launched onto the UK market offering a range of skincare essentials, packed with plant-based actives designed to nourish and rejuvenate the skin. Developed by neuroscientist Dr Urs Pohlman, ananné uses a blend of pure natural ingredients derived from plant or mineral origin and is presented in stylish packaging in a bid to […]
Specialist provider and blender of natural supplements and superfoods Indigo Herbs has launched a range of Organic Vegan Protein Powders designed to support athletes and fitness enthusiasts. The range comprises Organic Hemp Protein Powder; Organic Spirulina Powder; Organic Chorella powder; Organic Pea Powder; Organic Rice Protein Powder; Organic Chia Seed Protein Powder; Organic Pumpkin Seed […]
This year’s VegfestUK Brighton saw a record attendance of 12,000 visitors when it took place this weekend (28-29 March) at the Brighton Centre. As well as nearly 200 stalls, offering everything from superfoods to bodycare, snack foods to hemp products, the vegan festival included a Food Village with 15 specialist vegan caterers, including VBites Foods, […]
Gourmet Spirulina, the first spirulina food range, has launched in the UK in a bid to take spirulina from dietary supplement to tasty superfood. The new range of convenient foods consists of Crunchies, Nibs and Petals which are rich in vitamins, iron and antioxidants, and have a high phycocyanin rate of between 18% and 25%. […]
Today sees the launch of The Vegan Society’s revamped website including its new branding image revealed in time for its 70th anniversary in November. The charity says the contemporary new look is designed to promote the vegan way of life from a fresh perspective. “While we hold true to the spirit our founders and share […]
With so many famous faces now adopting the vegan diet, the number of consumers developing a healthy appetite for vegan food is booming. As a result, the number of companies now registered with the International Vegan Trademark at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe Show (NOPE) has shot up by a staggering 65%. “Last […]
MuLondon partners with Stonewall
February 22, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Natural skincare company MuLondon has announced that it is supporting LGBT charity Stonewall.
‘Food is Medicine’, says HFI guest speaker
‘Food is Medicine’ will form the theme for guest speaker Dr Rupy Aujla at this year’s Health Food Institute (HFI) lecture and luncheon on 15 March.
COYO ‘devastated’ after traces of milk found in vegan yoghurt
Vegan yoghurt and ice cream maker COYO has apologized for the ‘precautionary product removal’ now in place after traces of milk were found in its dairy-free yoghurts.
The Seed Fund ‘lays down strong roots’
Running until 30 April, The Seed Fund 2018 is now open for entry, continuing the philanthropic organization’s mission to help food and drink start-ups turn ‘big ideas into big businesses’ and ‘lay down strong roots’ for the future.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]