The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

Redefine Meat creates first plant-based whole cuts

Redefine Meat has launched ‘the first ever category’ of plant-based whole cuts designed to be comparable to high quality animal meat.

Venner Nutrition introduces ‘box with a conscience’ to UK customers

Venner Nutrition has teamed with online distribution partner Kerry’s Fresh to offer the UK’s first ‘food box with a conscience’.

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.

Today’s Living health store marks 35 years

Today's Living will celebrate 35 years in December, having survived a global pandemic and the changing landscape of the health sector.

CBD company Cannabotech opens My Being retail space in London

Israeli company Cannabotech has opened the doors to its first store, at Westfield, London, to launch its M²CBD formula onto the UK market.

Industry in ‘high spirits’ as Danish Minister opens Eco Life Scandinavia

Danish Minister opens NOFF with the message that ‘together we can ... drive forward the organic way of producing sustainable products’.

First Natural Brands set for international growth after £6.25MN injection

First Natural Brands has announced international expansion plans after receiving a £6.25 million funding package from Santander UK.

Faith in Nature teams with Embargo for sustainable rewards scheme

Faith in Nature has extended its ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ ethos with a new sustainable rewards scheme created in partnership with Embargo.

Inaugural Free From Christmas Awards full of the festive spirit

The winners of the first ever Free From Christmas Awards 2021 have been announced, with Cocoa Libre and Three Spirit winning the top honours.

Terre Verdi introduces refills to save money and planet

In a bid to reduce its environmental impact, natural beauty brand Terre Verdi is offering refills when customers repurchase its skincare.

Skin Sapiens creates quartet of gender-neutral facial serums

Skin Sapiens’ new gender-neutral facial serums are designed to enhance and hydrate the skin with formulations to suit individual concerns.

Better Food opens doors to fourth Bristol store

Earlier this month, Gloucester Road, Bristol, became home to the latest branch of Better Food, the retailer’s fourth location in the city. As with all...

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BRAVE has introduced three new flavours to its Roasted Chickpeas range of healthy snacks, including Cookies & Cream.

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The Alexandra Kay Time to Breathe diffuser emits a fine mist using heatless ultrasonic vibrations to preserve the properties of the oils.

Takeaways from the Organic Trade Conference

Soil Association Certification’s keynote event, the Organic Trade Conference: Organic on the Road to 2030, took place at the end of October.

New GW4 Alliance backed by Eden Project co-founder

The new GW4 Alliance of universities is being championed by the co-founder of the Eden Project, Sir Tim Smit KBE.

ThreeDots welcomes 4CAST as investor to spread the word on CBD

ThreeDots has announced a partnership with athlete-led media organization 4CAST to highlight the benefits of CBD in sport and everyday life.

New IADSA guiding principles for VMS sector

The International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (IASDA) has set out new guiding principles for the supplements sector.

Alara Wholefoods hits Hong Kong

Securing an exclusive distributorship deal with supermarket chain city’super, Alara Wholefoods announces expansion into Hong Kong market.

ASA ruling signals ‘important day for liposomal vitamin C’

The ASA ruled a webpage advertising YourZooki Liposomal Vitamin C was ‘misleading’ after it was challenged by Abundance & Health.