Health & Nutrition

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

New bill could remove FDA control over VMS

A new bill in Congress could see food and supplements removed from the US Food and Drug Administration’s jurisdiction.

Planet Organic launches own-brand supplements line

Planet organic has created a ten-strong collection of food supplements as the first offering under its new Planet Originals label.

New online probiotics tool goes live

OptiBac Probiotics has created a new online educational tool to help clear up the many misunderstandings that occur around probiotics.

Vive adds to protein offer

All-natural protein brand Vive has added two new, plant-based protein powders to its original range of peanut butter-inspired low-calorie protein bars.

Optibac Probiotics puts focus on planet with brand refresh

Optibac has revealed a brand and packaging refresh which sees it adopt a fresh look and packaging designed to minimize environmental impact.  

Spotlight series

Natural Products News shines a spotlight on the latest launches, campaigns, award wins and more from natural and organic brands and businesses

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.

Starpowa claims manuka honey first

Starpowa has created Ouka Manuka Honey (525MGO monofloral) Gummies in what it says is a world first in the supplement industry.

Higher Nature and Peppersmiths sold, administrator confirms

Tree of Life and The Health Store administrators, Interpath Advisory, respond to NPN’s request for comment.  

Bio-Synergy knows no limits

Sports nutrition brand Bio-synergy has entered the natural nootropic category with the launch of Limitless.

Green People announces new Alexandra Kay wellbeing collection

Created by the daughter of Green People founder Charlotte Vøhtz, Alexandra Kay is a three-strong collection of natural essential oil blends.

An urban beauty solution

Radiant Beauty Complex by Urban Essentials has been specifically formulated to support urban beauty regimes in an ethical and sustainable way.

New Knocknacarra concept store opened by Evergreen Healthfoods

Family-run Irish retailer Evergreen Healthfoods has opened a new concept store in Galway, at the Gateway Shopping Park in Knocknacarra.

BetterYou recognized for innovation in The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

BetterYou has received a prestigious business accolades, winning in the Innovation category of The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise.

Chuckling Goat aims for ultimate gut health

Drawing on recent evidence that gut bacteria requires 19 different types of fibre to remain healthy, Chuckling Goat has created a Complete Prebiotic powder.

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.

Haskapa enters UK market with new superberry supplement

Haskapa has launched with an all-natural superberry supplement, Haskapa Powder, made from 100% tangy haskap berries, high in anthocyanins.

Bee Health hailed as inspirational

East Yorkshire VMS manufacturer Bee Health Ltd has topped off a period of growth by being named in the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2017 report.

Planet Organic lands in Hampstead with 13th London store

This week saw the opening of a new Planet Organic store in Hampstead High Street, North London – its 13th store in the capital.

NattoPharma launches MenaQ7 Full Spectrum K2

The latest product from NattoPharma is its MenaQ7 Full Spectrum K2, the first vitamin K2 product to deliver to deliver a gamut of menaquinone isomers.