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Cornish health store chain ups online presence

Earlier this year, The Natural Store, which has three stores in Cornwall, launched a new website to expand its online presence and market itself more effectively. To upgrade from its old holding page, the store employed a marketing professional to set up the website which provides information about its stores – located in Falmouth, Helston […]

October 8, 2015 Continue Reading

Burger chain adopts Vegan Trademark on menu

The Handmade Burger Co is now displaying the Vegan Trademark on menus to demonstrate its commitment to offer a wide selection of vegan food after it recently registered 17 menu items with the trademark. The items registered include the Cajun Vegetable & Bean Burger, the Spinach & Lentil Burger, the Chickpea and Quinoa Burger and […]

July 28, 2015 Continue Reading

Coeliac Awareness Week kicks off

Today (11 May) sees the start of Coeliac Awareness Week, organized by Coeliac UK, which aims to reach the half a million people currently living with undiagnosed coeliac disease in the UK. The week is designed to help people become more informed, empowered and confident to have their symptoms investigated and seek a diagnosis, as […]

May 11, 2015 Continue Reading
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Edinburgh therapy centre revamps website

The Edinburgh Centre of Nutrition & Therapy has launched a new-look website in the run-up to launching into online retailing. Owner Sarah Stelling, told Natural Products News that she was looking for a more modern, up-to-date website that would reach more people, improve marketing and increase the centre’s online presence. The site, which will also […]

April 7, 2015 Continue Reading

UK organic beauty sales up 20%

The organic health and beauty sector delivered a standout performance in 2014 with UK sales of certified products reaching £44.6 million, up 20% year-on-year, according to the Soil Association’s Organic Market Report 2015. Exports have also grown, according to the report, with export revenue topping £10 million for the first time. This growth has been […]

March 11, 2015 Continue Reading
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Wholefoods supplier enjoys growth with Yorkshire Bank deal

Following an invoice financing deal with Yorkshire Bank, Harrogate wholefoods supplier Country Products has been able to significantly increase its turnover and employee numbers. The company, which predominantly supplies to independent traders, was established 32 years ago by Mark Leather. It imports wholefoods and healthy snacks, including nuts and dried fruits in bulk, and creates […]

March 3, 2015 Continue Reading
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Viridian flags up local health stores through new ad campaign

Viridian Nutrition has launched its biggest ever PR campaign and will use it as a platform to promote, and encourage shoppers to find and use, local specialist independent health stores. Incorporating the exclusive URL, which takes visitors directly to the company’s online Stockist Locator, the campaign rolls out during March and will run on […]

March 3, 2015 Continue Reading

EFSA updates guidance for immune function- and gut-related health claims

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued its draft update of its guidance for health claims related to gut and immune function and has opened a public consultation to give stakeholders and other interested parties the opportunity to comment upon it. The guidance was first published in 2011 to help applicants prepare applications for […]

February 12, 2015 Continue Reading

Get involved as Fairtrade Fortnight gets down to basics

Fairtrade Fortnight is on its way, taking place between 23 February and 8 March, so retailers, get ready to celebrate! This annual event gives retailers an ideal opportunity to highlight Fairtrade goodies with displays, posters, special deals and tastings, and flag up to customers the importance of supporting ethical trading and choosing products that really […]

February 12, 2015 Continue Reading

Clive’s gets fresh online

Clive’s has launched a fresh website to show off its range of gluten-free pies to its best advantage with brand new photography. The new site represents the final stage of the changes the company has made this year which have included new products, new packaging for its gluten-free pie range and increased retail outlets for […]

December 2, 2014 Continue Reading
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Chilled out choc from Booja-Booja

Booja-Booja has introduced what it says is a pioneering new range of chilled organic chocolate truffles. The Chilled Chocolate Truffle Collection is delivered, stored and sold chilled to ensure maximum freshness, and comprises two selections and six single-flavour boxes, each containing six truffles. Truffle Selection No 1 incorporates Around Midnight Espresso, Fine de Champagne and […]

November 28, 2014 Continue Reading
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Archie Browns takes store experience online

Cornish health store Archie Browns has launched a new retail website offering healthy foods, vitamins, supplements, natural beauty products and eco-friendly cleaning products. The shop, which has two branches – one in Truro and one in Penzance – says the e-commerce venture offers the same friendly and helpful advice they provide in store by offering […]

September 29, 2014 Continue Reading

H&B staff qualified to give nutritional advice says regulator

A complaint from a consumer that Holland & Barrett staff are not qualified to give customers nutritional advice in-store been rejected by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The consumer questioned the level of expertise of Holland & Barrett staff after reading on the retailer’s website the claim that “our associates are qualified to advise … associates at H&B have a nationally […]

September 1, 2014 Continue Reading