Food and Drink

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

Rude Health gets spicy

Rude Health has introduced its new Ginger and Turmeric Granola, described as combining earthy turmeric with zingy ginger in what is the brand’s first ‘swavoury’ cereal.

New Veggie Cakes from Kallø

Kallø has ‘taken the rice out of the rice cake’ for its latest plant-based creation, protein-packed Veggie Cakes made from peas and lentils.

Roots & Hoots zero-waste, emission-free delivery service lands in Brighton

A new zero waste online shop has been launched in Brighton to provide a range of groceries, drinks, personal care and household products.

SFT responds to new Agriculture Bill

In a briefing published on 3 February, the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) voiced its continued concerns about the Government’s new Agriculture Bill.

Galaxy launches into vegan space

Mars Wrigley is launching into the valuable vegan market with a trio of variants of its famous Galaxy chocolate bar. The three new Galaxy vegan lines –...

Vegan Valley: Heather Mills’ VBites to open Britain’s biggest vegan food...

Businesswoman and vegan campaigner Heather Mills is about to open what she has described as Britain’s biggest vegan food factory, at a former Walker’s crips facility in Peterlee, Co Durham.

‘Fika with’ returns for organic food roundtable

New virtual series 'Fika with' returns with a roundtable discussion featuring Organic Denmark, Organic Sweden and Pro Luomu.

Hilltop Honey announces first manuka offer

Hilltop Honey has launched its first Manuka Honey to the UK market, available in 250g jars in varying strengths.

A Real Handful of protein in a bar

Natural snack brand Real Handful has added a two-strong line-up of protein bars to its range, in the form of: Choc Orange Chase and Sea Salt Caramellow.

GREK brews up Greek infusions

GREK is a new brand of tea which uses carefully selected herbs from Greece to produce a range of 100% organic herbal infusions.

Clearspring adds organic snacks

Clearspring has launched two new organic snacking ranges: Wholegrain Brown Rice Cakes and Brown Rice Chips.

News in brief

Newly launched oat milk chocolate brand HiP (Happiness in Plants) has secured a major new listing in the shape of WHSmith Travel Retail.

Rachel’s creates organic lactose-free yoghurts

Tapping into the free-from trend, organic dairy brand Rachel’s has unveiled a new Organic Lactose-Free Bio-Live Yoghurt range.

Planet Organic set to open its doors in Bermondsey

Planet Organic is opening in Bermondsey on 21st September, its 12th store and the first of three new sites it plans to open this year.

Soil Association Organic Collective Christmas Marketplace open for business

Soil Association Certification is supporting organic businesses once again this festive season with the launch of its online Organic Christmas Marketplace.

Two apples a day help keep the cardiologist away

Eating two apples a day has been shown to help keep cholesterol down and fight heart disease risk, according to new research.

Fresh look for The Food Doctor

Healthy snacking brand The Food Doctor has revealed a brand new look as part of the company’s biggest ever revamp.

Veg Capital acquires majority share in Devon-based vegan firm Clive’s

Vegan bakery Clive’s has secured a ‘game-changing’ investment from Veg Capital which will enable it to drive new product development.

Beauty consumers named as UK most ‘ethical shoppers’

UK beauty consumers are ‘the most ethically aware’, with research showing them to be most likely ‘to take ethical considerations into account’.

Erbology creates trio of trios

London-based Erbology has added three new snacks to its range of plant-based products: crackers, granola and energy balls.