After initially launching with an organic, vegan-friendly soup collection, Pep & Lekker has moved into the healthy snack sector with the launch of its Seed Snacks.
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The Groovy Food Company has added to its range of all-natural, sustainably and ethically sourced foods with the introduction of Organic Virgin Coconut Oil infused with Turmeric.
UK organic producers face being banned from exporting to EU countries for nine months in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Food and Drink Federation warned today.
WOW Good Bacteria Drink has launched in a bid to help incorporate good bacteria easily into consumers’ diets.
New from Pukka Herbs comes a range of organic herbal lattes, blended using medicinal-grade herbs and spices.
Organic and gluten-free bakery Artisan Bread Organic has introduced a range of meat-free burgers.
With less than three weeks until the doors open to the first GO! Organic Festival, event organizer Diversified Communications has released details of the high-profile marketing campaign it launched to promote the festival, which takes place over the weekend of 8-9 September.
Available from September is Pukka Herbs new Christmas Calendar containing 24 of the brand’s herbal teas.
Organic baby food brand Little Freddie has added five new products to its range in the form of two complete meals, two savoury pouches and a lactose-free yoghurt pouch.
Dubbed ‘the queen of the kitchen’ by Marie Claire, celebrity cook Melissa Hemsley – one half of the Hemsley + Hemsley sisters – has been confirmed to be filling the final Organic Kitchen slot at GO! Organic, closing the festival with an interactive session at 4pm on Sunday 9 September.
Organic ice lolly brand Lickalix has entered the frozen baby food market with a range of Baby Cübes, – frozen cubes of pureed organic fruit and vegetables for little ones.
As part of the Soil Association’s annual autumn campaign, chefs are being urged to take up the Organic September Menu Challenge and ‘step up to the plate’ by putting more organic on the menu.
The Organic Trade Board calls Wake up to Organic 2018 its ‘biggest and most successful event yet’, with engagement on all levels up from last year.
Children’s organic food brand Organix has created a range of Goodies Fruit & Seed Bites, designed as a fun alternative to dried fruits.
Spice Root has launched a range of sustainably grown spices, herbs, pulses and Ayurvedic ingredients sourced from certified organic bio-intensive farms.
Tideford Organics has cooked up two new special edition summer soups: Cucumber, Lemon + Ancient Grains and Gazpacho Andaluz with Cucumber + Red Pepper.
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’.
New to the healthy grab and go snacking category are Instinct Bites, bite-size pieces of freeze-dried organically sourced fruit, with nothing else added.
A team at Coventry University’s Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR) is exploring environmentally-friendly alternatives to the potentially damaging plastic soil mulch used worldwide by farmers.
Just launched in the UK is a three-strong range of gluten-free Quinola Mothergrain Kids Meals in pouches featuring organic vegetables and Fairtrade Peruvian quinoa.
Pukka Herbs’ ‘crop to cup’ carbon targets gain SBTi approval
November 15, 2018 Jim Manson
UK-based organic herbal tea and supplements specialist Pukka Herbs has become only the 13th company in the UK (Tesco, Marks & Spencer, and Coca Cola European Partners being among the others) to have its climate goal – to be zero carbon by 2030 – validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Confirmation comes shortly […]
Iceland’s banned TV ad launches on YouTube
Iceland’s Christmas advert, which failed to secure advertising regulatory approval to air on TV, has now been launched online, and a Change.org petition to get it broadcast has gained over 880,195 signatures. Iceland says that this year rather than creating a ‘commercial, product-led’ Christmas advert it wanted to highlight the impact on orangutans of rainforest […]
30 under 30 initiative returns for 2019
Following its inaugural run in 2018, NPN’s 30 under 30 initiative returns for 2019, with nominations now open to the industry.
Planet Organic backer Inverlieth takes majority stake in Montezuma’s
Scottish Private Equity firm Inverleith LLP has announced it has taken a majority stake in specialist British chocolate brand Montezuma’s, in a multi-million pound deal. Montezuma’s has established itself as one of the largest leading independent British manufacturers of premium artisanal chocolate, including organic, non-dairy and vegan ranges. The company has prided itself on maintaining […]
Running to the beet
November 7, 2018 Ross Harris
The supplements fuelling the UK’s fastest runners are changing. Paul Halford jumps into the sports nutrition scene to see how natural products are helping to shave seconds off marathon times, and how the retail landscape is shifting
Life in plastic: not fantastic
As the world finally wakes up to the disastrous effects of plastic on our environment, Rosie Greenaway examines the measures being taken to limit future impact and reverse the damage, speaking to the retailers who are saying no to packaging. These zero waste pioneers are highlighting the political sway of consumer purchasing power, challenging the […]
Ditch the quick-fix
As consumers prepare to loosen their belts for the festive season, Hayley Coristine gains insights from the stores and brands who’ll be helping them towards post-indulgence recovery, exploring solutions beyond the diets pills and discovering the detox system which is attracting a celebrity following
While sales of black tea falter, the market for health and wellness teas is flourishing as consumers continue to demand more from their brew. Jane Wolfe mugs up on the functional tea sector
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]