Food and Drink

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

Lucy Bee releases Organic Coconut Milk

Lucy Bee has released a 1-litre Organic Coconut Milk containing 99.9% coconut and certified Fair Trade by the FairTSA.

Bread baked from the heart

The Heart of Nature has created a six-strong range of organic and gluten-free pure grain breads.

Food for Thought raises a glass with Organic Wine Club

Health food retailer Food For Thought is collaborating with the Organic Wine Club in a new venture at its two stores in Guildford and Kingston.

Upton’s brings its flavoured seitan to UK market

Chicago-based independent vegan company Upton’s Naturals used Natural & Organic Products as a platform to launch its Italian, Bacon and Chorizo Seitan products onto the UK market this month.

Paleo Foods Co launches ‘nuttiest’ Almond Drink

The Paleo Foods Co has introduced what it says is the nuttiest UHT Almond Drink in the UK.

Choc Chick unveils new snacks, new look

Choc Chick, which specializes in ethically sourced organic raw cacao, has created a new range of vegan snacks – Quinoa Pops and Plantain Bites – and revealed a fresh look.

82% of Veganuary recruits sticking to new habits six months on

Veganuary reports that six months on from its annual campaign, 82% of new recruits were still consuming 50% less meat and animal products.  

Organic Food Iberia: a snapshot of day one

Organic Food Iberia – Spain’s first dedicated organic trade show – is well into its second day, after a successful first-day launch in Madrid yesterday, which closed with a vibrant outdoors awards ceremony and drinks reception.

NearSt teams with CSY to help boost organic and health food...

NearSt has partnered with CSY Retail Systems to help local organic and health food stores bring online shoppers into store.

Spanish plant-based meat brand enters UK market

Spanish brand Heura has entered the UK ­- initially into The Vegan Kind and Planet Organic - with its range of plant-based ‘meat’ products.

Soil Association praises curb on antibiotic use

The Soil Association has praised the European Parliament’s decision to back a curb on the use of antibiotics on farm animals.

Leading names ‘GO! Organic’

Clearspring, Community Foods, Abel & Cole and G’s Fresh have been confirmed as headline sponsors of GO! Organic, taking place in London’s Battersea Park over 8-9 September.  

Tree of Life bears more fruit

New from organic and natural wholesale distributor Tree of Life comes a nine-strong range of gluten-free organic Superfood and High Protein Pasta in 250g packs.

Roots & Wings branches out with chocolate leaves

Natural food brand Roots & Wings has launched a collection of organic and fair trade Chocolate Leaves.

Spotlight series

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

Impossible Burger to enter US school canteens

Impossible Foods has received the Child Nutrition Label, authorized by the USDA, as the brand prepares to enter the K-12 education market.

A behind-the-scenes look at organic

In partnership with BioFach, Speciality Food Magazine has published The Organic Report 2019 – a ‘behind-the-scenes’ look at the organic market.

Provamel reveals revamp

Plant-based food and drink specialist Provamel has unveiled a brand new look for its organic drinks range to highlight key ingredients and increase shelf...

Kallø boosts corn cakes offer

Kallø has added to its portfolio with a new Ancient Grains variant of corn cakes in a bid to give health-conscious consumers the opportunity to add more superfoods into their diet.

Montezuma’s unveils new gifting lines, mini bars

Montezuma’s has updated its 2018 wholesale range to include three new mini bar flavours and a fresh selection of gift options.