About the Author
Jim Manson is Editor-In-Chief of Diversified Communication UK's natural and organic publishing portfolio. He’s written widely on environment and development issues for specialist magazines and national media, including the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times, Time Out and World Bank Urban Age.
Unilever’s new ‘responsible beauty’ brand Love Beauty & Planet has arrived in the UK, with further launches into Europe expected later this year.
A new study published by the influential Cochrane Library concludes that there is ‘little or no effect’ of omega-3 supplements on the risk of experiencing heart disease, stroke or death.
Award-winning aromatherapy specialist, Tisserand Aromatherapy, and world leader in the promotion of environmental conservation, National Geographic, have announced a co-branding collaboration to produce a range of natural wellbeing products.
Lorraine Dallmeier and Gemma Ortega Perez give us the the lowdown on the biggest trends in beauty – from skin yoghurts to ‘athleisure’, skin microbiome to the unicorn trend (yes, really). Earlier this year Lorraine Dallmeier (director) and Gemma Ortega Perez (business & relationship manager) from natural beauty training school Formula Botanica attended the In-Cosmetics Global […]
A survey by a previously unknown organization, the Organics Council, is being used to warn that current organic regulations are failing to protect organic food from becoming contaminated by harmful substances.
Riverford Organic Farmers has formally passed into employee ownership in a move that its founder, Guy Singh-Watson, says will create a ‘force for good’.
Herbal tea and supplements brand Pukka Herbs says it will continue to sell its ‘100% legal’ Detox tea product, after it was told last week by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that it must no longer use the term ‘detox’ in any future advertising.
The debate that pitches natural – or food state – vitamins against synthetic versions is based on a ‘fake dichotomy’, a prominent figure from the UK supplements industry has claimed.
April 25, 2018 Organic
Government plans for a ‘Green Brexit’ must include an organic farming scheme that ‘takes the pressure off the market to deliver for organic farmers’, the chief executive of the Soil Association said during a special discussion at NPE.
Nearly 400 exhibiting companies from 42 countries will be showcasing their latest food and drink innovations to thousands of trade buyers and retailers at The Natural Food Show (ExCel, London, 22-23 April), which opens on Sunday.
The UK Advertising Standards Association (ASA) has told the food-to-go chain Pret A Manger to stop using “natural” in its advertising, following a complaint by the food and farming charity Sustain.
Unilever has been making headlines recently for its high profile acquisitions of natural and organic brands – both in food and personal care.
Oliver’s Wholefoods Store in Kew has been bought by the owners of Food For Thought.
Leading natural and organic online training school Formula Botanica has launched a series of Green Beauty Conversations podcasts.
January 29, 2018 Health & Nutrition
This month sees the launch of a new and comprehensive natural website in the UK: Natural Health News.
UK-based Ethical Consumer magazine has warned vegans that they could be “unwittingly supporting animal exploitation” as the companies behind many of the Britain’s leading vegan brands also have a heavy involvement in the meat and dairy industry.
The British Homeopathic Association (BHA) is taking the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) to court over a recent decision to ban public funding of homeopathy and other alternative medicines.
A new survey by the Vegan Society has found that 91% of vegans sometimes struggle to find ‘grab and go’ food options, which has prompted the charity to launch its Vegan on the Go campaign.
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
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 […]
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]