Health & Nutrition

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

Love Health & Wellbeing opens trio of stores

Following the launch of two stores in 2020, along with an e-commerce site, Love Health & Wellbeing is opening a third shop in June.

Pata Yamaha with BRIXX WorldSBK puts Balanced on pole position

The Balanced range of vitamins and minerals has been chosen as Pata Yamaha with BRIXX WorldSBK’s new Official Wellness Partner for 2021.

Bio-Kult offers all-round pregnancy support with new Pregnéa

The newest addition to the Bio-Kult family is Pregnéa, specifically developed to cater for the nutritional needs of expectant and new mums.

CBD experts make THC recommendations to Home Office

Experts from the ACI and the CMC have compiled a ‘detailed safety review paper’ on THC and outlined policy recommendations on safety limits.

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FareShare Sussex, Foodwise and Neat2Eat have made a joint application to Your Fund Surrey to fund a new warehouse to distribute surplus food.

Prioritize food security as lockdown ends, say ministers

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee is calling for Government to maintain momentum in tackling food poverty as lockdown lifts

FYX creates RTD collagen-infused drinks for body and beauty

Start-up brand FYX has launched with a duo of ‘healthy and hydrating’ ready-to-drink collagen-infused spring waters: FYX Body and FYX Beauty.

Health of the Nation Survey 2021: Lockdown Focus

In an animated version of the 'Health of the Nation Survey 2021: Lockdown Focus' the HFMA highlights how lockdown impacted 10,000 adults.

East Yorkshire’s Bee Health acquired by US nutrition and wellness firm...

UK nutritional supplements manufacturer Bee Health has been bought by US-based Innovations in Nutrition + Wellness for an undisclosed amount.

Mee creates innovative water-soluble Organic CBD formats

Aiming to get cannabinoids into the kitchens of mainstream consumers, CBD Brand Mee has formulated a line of water-soluble formats.

Nutrition ‘neglected’ in medical training, says report

A new report published by the MDPI points to nutrition being ‘neglected’ in UK undergraduate and post-graduate medical training.

Yoppie tackles PMS with new symptom-targeted supplements

In a bid to take the complexity and stress out of tackling PMS, Yoppie has created three supplements to target the most common symptoms. 

The EHPM calls upon MEPs to ‘defend natural health’

Plans by the EC to prohibit the use of hydroxyanthracene-containing extracts have been countered in a petition by the EHPM.

New venture on the horizon after Beanfreaks closes flagship Cardiff store

Health food store Beanfreaks has closed the doors of its Cardiff city centre store, but is on the verge of opening a smaller concept store.

Tom Oliver Nutrition links with PGA for wellness partnership

Tom Oliver Nutrition has teamed up with the PGA to become its preferred provider of vitamins, minerals and nutritional supplements.

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BetterYou is campaigning for the UK Government to create a unified waste plastic collection/recycling programme in the UK through a petition.

Spotlight series

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

British hemp start-up unveils product line and future plans

The British Hemp Company, founded by Steve Glover, has launched what it says are the first UK-grown hemp seed products available at scale.

2021 consumer trends, according to Mintel

Mintel has identified the consumer trends which will be drivers in 2021 and beyond, as consumers ‘redefine their priorities’.

Tonic Health expands into daily immunity

Tonic Health is extending its range with new Daily Immunity – an effervescent multivitamin which combines the power of plants and vitamins.