Health & Nutrition

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

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.

News in brief

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.

Natural Products Meets: a new virtual series is born

The team behind Natural & Organic Products Europe has announced a new virtual initiative, Natural Products Meets, launching on 19 February.

Pandemic prompts 19% rise in supplement consumption

Data from a new survey commissioned by the HFMA reveals a 19% increase in supplements users in the UK as a result of the pandemic.

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.

Brits neglecting health until their forties, reports Healthspan

Recent research commissioned by Healthspan has revealed that one in ten Brits don’t take their health seriously until they hit 40-plus.

Hibiscus: the latest superfood powder from Aduna

Lauded by the brand as 2021’s ‘vibrant new superfood’, Hibiscus Superfood Powder is the newest addition to Aduna’s stable.

Daylesford ventures into VMS market with food-based supplements line

Daylesford has made its debut in the VMS sector with the introduction of its own extensive range of functional food-based supplements.