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

Hurly Burly launches slate of raw slaws

The Hurly Burly range of organic, fresh, raw slaws have launched onto the health food scene through Wholefoods, Planet Organic and As Nature Intended.

Cicioni vegan cheese launches in UK

A new fermented cheese, Cicioni, has launched in the UK, created by vegan and raw food expert Daniela Cicioni.

Natural Products Scandinavia & Nordic Organic Food Fair 2017 registration opens

The Nordic region’s biggest trade shows for natural and organic food and drink, health and beauty products has opened visitor registration.

Frustration as ASA tells Arla not to use ‘good for the...

Organic groups and farmers say they are “disappointed” after the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority told Arla Foods to stop using the phrase ‘good for the land’ in relation to organic da

Leonardo DiCaprio invests in HIPPEAS

Natural snack food company HIPPEAS has gained new investors, including Academy Award-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio.

New Fairtrade coffee brand launches

The Real Coffee Bean Co has launched with a range of two Fairtrade-certified single-blend coffees and a blend.

Soya and tofu products cannot use dairy-related terms, says European Court

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that plant-based foods using soya and tofu cannot use dairy-style terms such as ‘milk’, ‘butter’ and ‘cheese’.

Get snacking with Eat Real

Healthy snacking brand Eat Real has introduced three new organic gluten-free and vegan snacks.

Wake Up To Organic triples in size

Independent retailers gave away more than 10,000 organic mini breakfasts in the UK and Ireland as part of this year’s Wake Up To Organic event.

Montezuma’s goes back to black

Montezuma's has added to its Absolute Black 100% cocoa bars with two new flavours: Absolute Black with Almond and Absolute Black with Orange and Cocoa Nibs.

Wake Up To Organic 2017 – the mini-movie!

Natural Products News hit the streets of Brighton yesterday to find out how the city's independent natural products retailers were marking this year's Wake Up To Organic. Here's the video we made after we got back from our whistle stop tour of the stores! 

Integrity of organic supply chains under the spotlight

Soil Association (SA) Certification has highlighted the need to protect the integrity of organic supply chains.

EU Organic Regulation revision threatens ‘lose-lose’ situation

Key players in the organic and fair trade movements warned this week that current proposals for revision of the EU Organic Regulation would undermine a flourishing European organic food and farming sector and penalize farmers in developing countries.

Rubies in the Rubble innovates in sauce sector

Rubies in the Rubble has created three new ketchups, handmade in the UK using fresh fruit and veg that would otherwise go to waste.

Four new variants for Pip & Nut

Pip & Nut has announced the launch of four new flavours into its nut butter range.

Doisy & Dam joins B-Corp

Superfood chocolate brand Doisy & Dam has become the 128th UK company to obtain B Corporation certification.

English Tea Shop partners with Surrey CCC

Speciality tea company English Tea Shop has announced a new one-year partnership with Surrey County Cricket Club.

Rude Health goes crackers

Rude Health has added four new products to its snacking range, including two new organic crackers.

New sustainable catering standard is launched

A new certification designed to promote sustainable catering has been launched by the Soil Association and the Carbon Trust.

Windmill Organics announces ambient and chilled product launches

Windmill Organics has revealed a number of new launches to its ambient and chilled ranges.