The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

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.

NPE announces its return for April 2022

Natural & Organic Products Europe will return in April 2022, the show’s organizers have announced in an email to exhibitors and visitors.

Mahi Naturals celebrates tenth anniversary with tenth natural brand

Celebrating a decade in business, Mahi Naturals has announced that it is adding a tenth brand to its range this spring in the form...

Antibiotic use by SA-certified livestock farmers below national average

A new report reveals that organic livestock farmers certified by the Soil Association have much lower antibiotic use than average levels.

Natracare lobbies for ‘truth in labelling’ with Californian non-profit

Natracare has partnered with US-based National Stewardship Action Council to offer confidence to US consumers over the labelling of wipes.

Spotlight series

Soupologie has added three new soups to its offer, fortified with a vegan source of vitamin D3, providing at least 50% RDI in a 300g serving.

News in brief

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

Natexpo introduces dedicated ‘eco zone’

Ahead of its Paris edition, 24-26 October, Natexpo unveils a new initiative which puts ‘eco products’ and ‘eco services’ in the spotlight.

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

Essential Trading cooperative celebrates landmark 50th anniversary

Bristol-based wholesaler Essential Trading is celebrating its fiftieth birthday this year, having supported the local economy since 1971. 

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.

UK ‘eats the most junk food in Europe’

In a HelloFresh survey 15,000 citizens from nine European countries were asked how often they consume junk food; the UK came out on top.

Introduce ‘Shop Out to Help Out’, say retailers

Retailers are calling for the Chancellor to introduce a Shop Out to Help Out scheme, to save the high street.

Full Circle teams with Adnams brewery for natural upcycled beauty ingredient

Full Circle has unveiled a plant-based active ingredient for use in beauty and personal care solutions made using gin distillery leftovers.

Vegan Trademark partners with LiberEat to help plant-based consumers

The Vegan Society and LiberEat have teamed so users of the specialist food app to see products with the Vegan Trademark in their searches.

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.

Faith in Nature expands hair care line with new zero-waste Conditioner...

The latest addition to Faith In Nature’s hair care collection is a line of 100% natural, vegan Conditioner Bars to suit all hair types.

Voting opens for 30 under 30

Voting has opened for Natural Products News’ 30 under 30 initiative, which returns for 2021 to mark its fourth year.

Oddbox undergoes brand overhaul to enhance consumer experience

Oddbox has revealed a series of improvements to better engage consumers and help meet its goal of saving 35,000 tonnes of produce by 2025.