The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

Awards celebrated at HFMA AGM

The Health Food Manufacturers' Association has been shortlisted for two accolades in the Association Excellence Awards.

Quinola rebrand focuses on workers with learning disabilities

Quinola is rebranding its organic quinoa grains with new packs celebrating the people with learning disabilities who pack its products.

Good & Green opens doors to new flagship store in Tunbridge...

Family-owned G&G Vitamins opened the doors to a second, flagship Good & Green store, in Tunbridge Wells on 27 May.

Plastic bottles upcycled into vanilla flavouring

Scientists have discovered a way for plastic bottles to be turned into vanilla flavouring using genetically engineered bacteria.

Australia trade deal paves way for ‘climate-destructive deals’

Reacting to the news that a UK-Australia free trade deal has been agreed, Soil Association says British farmers ‘justifiably feel betrayed’.

Three UK winners at Sustainable Food Awards

The winners of the Sustainable Food Awards 2021 have been revealed at the Sustainable Foods Summit, organized by Ecovia Intelligence.

Super U to head stateside following Dragons’ Den investment

Super U is set to nearly triple its 2020 turnover and expand into the US after founders Charlotte and Sean appeared on Dragons’ Den.

#OhHelloBeauty campaign to boost high street

The British Beauty Council has launched its #OhHelloBeauty campaign to increase footfall on the high street and boost the salon/spa sector.

News in brief

Kati Kaia's new CIRCE 100% natural non-toxic, natural tree rubber yoga mats have a ‘vegan suede’ soft surface made from recycled PET bottles.

Mama & Baby Awards celebrate 2021’s natural and organic winners

Held today, the 8th Beauty Shortlist Mama & Baby Awards saw a plethora of innovative new products from the natural and organic sector.

Spotlight series

Montezuma’s has unveiled its 2021 Father’s Day range of chocolate goodies, including a giant Father's Day Nutterscotch 300g Bar.

Better Nature gets set for a meat-free summer

Better Nature has introduced a line of competitively priced products to make healthy, plant-based eating more accessible to consumers.

Honey Tradition creates innovative infused chocolate collection

Milton Keynes-based boutique brand Honey Tradition has introduced a new range of luxury, raw honey-infused chocolate bars to its offer.

Coventry home to new H&B flagship store

Coventry has become home to Holland & Barrett’s latest flagship store – a 2,000 sq ft site featuring hundreds of new lines.

Enforcement action threatened for greenwashing

Regulators have warned that food businesses must be prepared to face enforcement action over misleading greenwashing messaging.

Neal’s Yard Remedies glows wild with new skincare collection

Neal’s Yard Remedies’ organic Wild Rose Skincare collection uses natural and organic ingredients including organic wild rosehip seed oil.

Skin Academy ZERO reveals new online retail and charity partnerships

Skin Academy ZERO has announced partnerships with online beauty retailer Feelunique and global environmental organization Ecologi.

Petition against plant-based censorship victorious

A ProVeg International petition opposing the ‘censorship’ of plant-based dairy terms has been successful, as Amendment 171 is rejected by EU.

Judges announced for Natural & Organic Awards

The first four judges have been confirmed for the 2021 Natural & Organic Awards Europe, as entries flood in.

Brexit special announced for next Natural Products Meets

The next instalment of Natural Products Meets on 18 June is to centre around Brexit, the Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE) team confirms. The...