Food and Drink

Bringing the natural and organic products industry the latest food and drink news from around the UK and Ireland.

VAHDAM® India launches new collection of tea gifts

Sustainable tea brand VAHDAM® India has created a collection of occasion boxes designed as gifts ‘to promote wellness, immunity and warmth’.

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Vite Naturals new Vite Brain and Vite Body are a line of nootropic and probiotic capsules and snack bars to help brain and body 'flourish’.

New study reveals top five brands consumers view as most sustainable

New research by Impact has revealed the top five brands that are perceived by consumers as being the most sustainable.

BOOM Awards 2021: The winners

The winners of the BOOM Awards have been unveiled at a hybrid physical and digital event, organized by the Soil Association.

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Greek brand Dodoni has announced the launch of a four-strong line of 100% natural baked cheese snacks exclusively in the UK.

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Whole Earth is investing £1.5 million into a new creative campaign to rally the nation’s support for Team GB for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

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Virtual high street service Click It Local has launched national delivery meaning customers can now shop locally from any part of the UK.

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Toast has become the highest rated B Corp amongst UK breweries, following re-certification, and is the first brewery to be carbon neutral.

Central England Co-op announces 40% reduction in food waste

Central England Co-op has managed to cut its food waste by 40% over the past three years, from 2,445 tonnes in 2017 to 1,085 tonnes in 2020.

Quinola rebrand focuses on workers with learning disabilities

Quinola is rebranding its organic quinoa grains with new packs celebrating the people with learning disabilities who pack its products.

Good & Green opens doors to new flagship store in Tunbridge...

Family-owned G&G Vitamins opened the doors to a second, flagship Good & Green store, in Tunbridge Wells on 27 May.

Plastic bottles upcycled into vanilla flavouring

Scientists have discovered a way for plastic bottles to be turned into vanilla flavouring using genetically engineered bacteria.

Australia trade deal paves way for ‘climate-destructive deals’

Reacting to the news that a UK-Australia free trade deal has been agreed, Soil Association says British farmers ‘justifiably feel betrayed’.

Three UK winners at Sustainable Food Awards

The winners of the Sustainable Food Awards 2021 have been revealed at the Sustainable Foods Summit, organized by Ecovia Intelligence.

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Montezuma’s has unveiled its 2021 Father’s Day range of chocolate goodies, including a giant Father's Day Nutterscotch 300g Bar.

Better Nature gets set for a meat-free summer

Better Nature has introduced a line of competitively priced products to make healthy, plant-based eating more accessible to consumers.

Honey Tradition creates innovative infused chocolate collection

Milton Keynes-based boutique brand Honey Tradition has introduced a new range of luxury, raw honey-infused chocolate bars to its offer.

Enforcement action threatened for greenwashing

Regulators have warned that food businesses must be prepared to face enforcement action over misleading greenwashing messaging.

Petition against plant-based censorship victorious

A ProVeg International petition opposing the ‘censorship’ of plant-based dairy terms has been successful, as Amendment 171 is rejected by EU.

Brexit special announced for next Natural Products Meets

The next instalment of Natural Products Meets on 18 June is to centre around Brexit, the Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE) team confirms. The...