Health & Nutrition

Bringing the natural and organic products industry the latest health and nutrition news from around the UK and Ireland.

93% of Germans say supplements are ‘essential to human life’

Research conducted by Germany's BfR confirms a third of Germans take supplements at least once a week to boost their vitamin levels.

DIRTEA features in Selfridges ‘earth-conscious’ pop-up

DIRTEA has launched at Selfridges as part of SUPERMARKET – a four-week experiment which ‘imagines an earth-conscious shop of the future’.

FSA publishes public list of ‘credible’ CBD products

In a move towards regulating the sector, the FSA has published a list of CBD products which are a step closer to authorization.

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Debuting this month, Airsnax is a range of nutritious puffed snacks made using chickpeas, green peas and yellow peas.

Sheer Element unwraps daily supplement chocolate bar

In what must be every chocoholic’s dream, Sheer Immune is the first daily supplement chocolate bar from British start-up Sheer Element.

MyOva launches supplements targeting PCOS

Start-up supplement brand MyOva has launched with two products for women who suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).

The Home Prescriber self-help guide to homeopathy

Weleda has announced that is distributing a new book for retailers who sell homeopathic remedies: The Home Prescriber by Marcus Fernandez.

Bio&Me scores investment from Harry Kane

Gut health food brand Bio&Me has closed a £1.4 million funding round which was supported by investors including England captain Harry Kane. 

Cymbiotika’s UK e-commerce site goes live

San Diego-based wellness brand Cymbiotika has expanded into the UK market with the launch of a new e-commerce website.

Orkla Health announces Healthspan acquisition

Orkla Health has acquired 100% of dietary supplement supplier Healthspan Group Ltd for £65 million on a cash and debt-free basis.

Post-pandemic insights to be revealed at NOPEX

As we moves towards a post-pandemic phase, experts at NOPEX offer insights into how retailers can thrive after unprecedented challenges.

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Weleda was back in The Model Zone for London Fashion Week in February, hosting a sustainable sanctuary for models to recharge between shows.

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By Sarah London is now a certified B Corporation, the first indie, female-founded UK skincare brand to have achieved B Corp status.

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EHL Ingredients has launched a range of spring seasonings and blends under its Lähde brand, including Chermoula, Moqueca and Harissa.  

Vitamin D recommendation for Swiss over-65s

New guidance has been issued by the Swiss Government for those over 65 to take a daily dose of vitamin D at 800iu.

Trelonk launches essential oil collection for retail

Following the successful introduction to the direct consumer market, Trelonk’s collection of essential oil formulas is available for retail.

Find Inner Peace with Pukka Herbs

The latest addition to Pukka Herb’s relaunched supplement range is its organic Inner Peace herbal supplement to support a relaxed mind.

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New ERESOS ENERGOS Active Muscle Therapy Balm is packed with therapeutic, natural ingredients to for post-workout relief.

Health-boosting gummies from Optibac Probiotics

The latest innovation from Optibac Probiotics is an all-in-one gut and immune health supplement in the form of a mixed berry gummy,.

BetterYou protects against pollution with Air Defence Oral Spray

In response to demand for a natural health supplement to protect against fine air pollution, BetterYou has formulated Air Defence Oral Spray.