Health & Nutrition

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

BetterYou lends nutritional support to Antarctic research expedition

BetterYou is supporting the Antarctic Quest 21 expedition to explore untrodden regions of the Antarctic Peninsula for environmental research.

UK survey by Forth reveals lack of understanding around perimenopause

Forth has revealed just how little people in the UK understand about the perimenopause, with 58% of women unaware how it affects their body.

Dispatch Nutrition aims to disrupt VMS sector with transdermal patch

Dispatch Nutrition has launched what it says is a revolutionary new way to take vitamins — through ‘the world’s thinnest’ transdermal patch.

Viridian Daventry Triathlon makes welcome return

This month saw the return of the Viridian Daventry Triathlon, sponsored by Viridian Nutrition and indie retailer Sheaf Street Health Store.

Scentered takes five to relax with foot mat set

Scentered has created a Five Minute Foot Mat and Mindful Aromatherapy Balm set to relax the body, release tension and promote calm. 

Natural Trade Brokers welcomes new MD

Ruth Hawthorne has been announced as the new joint managing director of Natural Trade Brokers, to work alongside Tom Moses.

Viridian helps rebuild town centres

Viridian is rebuilding town centres via a new resource which helps ‘crises-torn communities’ recover after COVID and Brexit.

Dover welcomes new H&B

Dover is the latest site of Holland & Barrett’s store renovation programme, where the local branch has been relocated to larger premises.

Mee Organic CBD opens first retail space at Westfield London

Confirming that CBD is now well entrenched in the mainstream health and wellbeing conversation, Mee Organic CBD has opened its first store at Westfield...

Yooma Wellness Inc announces acquisition of Vitality CBD

Yooma Wellness has completed its purchase of Birmingham-based Vitality CBD Limited for a total consideration of up to £10.2 million.

Beauty Kitchen expands into health and wellness category

Beauty Kitchen has entered the health and wellness sector with Vitamin Kitchen, a range of sustainably packaged vegan vitamin gummies.

Global sales of supplements rise during pandemic

A new survey of 13,000 people across 16 countries shows a rise in sales of dietary supplements since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis.

Ener-C NPD bursts onto the market

New to Ener-C family comes the Sugar-Free Multivitamin range in Orange and Mixed Berry, providing high dose vitamin C and 24 other nutrients.

Industry experts back HealthyDoesJoints campaign

A second mini campaign has launched from HealthyDoesIt – the consumer facing information hub led by the HFMA – focusing on joint health.

Huel vending machines check in to London’s Heathrow Airport

Huel has announced that it is situating five vending machines at London’s Heathrow Airport stocked with its on-the-go ready-to-drink SKUs.

Spotlight series

Vite Naturals new Vite Brain and Vite Body are a line of nootropic and probiotic capsules and snack bars to help brain and body 'flourish’.

New beginnings as [email protected] hits Cardiff city centre

Following the closure of its flagship central shop in St Mary Street, Cardiff, in January, Beanfreaks has opened a concept store in the city.

H&B puts down roots opposite Harrods

Holland & Barrett has unveiled a new store in London’s Knightsbridge, opposite the prestigious Harrods department store.

Claudia Winkleman gets on board with Cannaray to lead ‘UK CBD...

Claudia Winkleman has teamed up with Cannaray CBD as its brand ambassador in a partnership that reflects her own personal interest in CBD.

Sleep and stress wellbeing collection comes to the RESCUE

In its biggest launch to date, RESCUE is introducing a five-strong line-up of natural wellbeing products for sleep and stress issues.