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Bright Barley raises alt-milk bar  

Start-up Bright Barley has introduced a line of dairy-free vegan drinks made using what it say is the UK’s first alternative ‘mylk’ produced using barley.

Nutty Bruce says ‘gooday’ to UK shelves

Australian-based Soulfresh has introduced what it says is the first activated nut milk range to the UK with a plant-based line from Nutty Bruce.

One Planet Pizza creates first gluten-free option

Vegan brand One Planet Pizza has cooked up its first 100% gluten-free frozen pizza in the form of the new Gluten Free Three Cheezly Margherita.

‘Clean’, ‘green’, ‘cruelty-free’ … and unhealthy?

'Clean', 'green', 'cruelty-free' meat alternatives are often positioned as more ethically responsible meal options. But are they?

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 –...

Reasons to be cheerful

CBD start-up Cheerful Buddha has hit the market with its first product: a medium roast 100% organic Love & Wellness CBD Coffee.

New hope for coeliac sufferers?

The development of new technology which detoxifies gluten proteins could bring new hope to gluten-intolerant consumers.

Sambazon launches frozen açaí into retail

Açaí producer Sambazon has created what it says is a UK first in the healthy frozen dessert category by launching its ready-to-eat Frozen Scoopable Açaí into retail.

New investment leads to refreshed Conscious Chocolate

Conscious Chocolate officially relaunched last weekend at Natural & Organic Products Europe, following new investment from Fortissimo Group.

Kallø takes stock with low-salt gravy

The latest launch from Kallø is a new organic gravy that claims to contain the lowest levels of salt in the UK.

A Qwrkee take on milk

New plant-based food and drink brand Qwrkee has introduced its Pea M’lk to the UK market, initially launching into retail through Whole Foods Market.

Tree of Life introduces raw choc line

Natural and organic food brand Tree of Life has created an eight-strong range of organic Raw Cacao Chocolate bars.

Guruji pops up in UK snack sector

Snack brand Guruji has introduced a range of Popped Lotus Seeds onto the UK market to offer ‘a credible alternative to popcorn and crisps’.

UK kefir first from COYO

Dairy-free yoghurt brand, CO YO has launched what it says is the UK’s first Organic Coconut Milk Kefir range.

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.

Vegan tuna is the catch of the day from Loma Linda

American sustainable plant-based protein brand Loma Linda is launching its innovative plant-based seafood alternative, Tuno, at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.

‘Say cheese’ with HIPPEAS

Take It Cheesy is the latest flavour out of free-from snack brand HIPPEAS’ stable of Organic Chickpea Puffs.

Nature’s Path focuses on ‘Always Organic’ message for new look

Gluten-free cereal brand Nature’s Path has revamped its packaging with what it calls vibrant designs designed to give ‘a genuine family feel’ to the brand’s range and increase on-shelf appeal.

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.

Oatly brings controversial advertising campaign to the UK

Swedish oat drinks company Oatly has launched its first nationwide, cross-media UK campaign: ‘It’s like milk, but made for humans’ in a bid to convince UK consumers to swap cow’s milk for a plant-based, oat drink alternative.