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The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

Manomasa cooks up limited edition tortillas

Snack brand Manomasa and created what it says is the UK’s first avocado oil-cooked tortilla chip.

Biofach: Spotting the latest organic food trends

From Siberian cedar nuts to turmeric latte, rare variety popcorn to gourmet truffle oil – Biofach has all bases covered when it coms to the latest new organic products.

Organic gets a big stage

The organic industry was given a big stage at last week’s Biofach Exhibition and Congress – both literally and in terms of the high...

Who’s who at Olympia – show exhibitor list released

Momentum continues to build for this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe  with the release of its initial exhibitor list. With just two months to...

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’.

A solid win for green make-up lovers

The latest innovation from zero waste beauty and personal care brand Lamazuna is a Solid Make-Up Remover for face and eyes.

Beyond Meat seals global three-year deal with McDonald’s

As part of a three-year agreement with McDonald’s, Beyond Meat is to be the chain’s preferred supplier for the patty in its McPlant burger.

Natures Corner marks 15 years in 15 days

Natures Corner health food store in Newbury recently celebrated its 15th year anniversary with a ’15 days for 15 years’ event. Founded in 1999 by...

Shareholder pressure pushes Tesco towards health targets

‘Rising investor concerns’ over corporate health impacts leads Tesco to increase its proportion of sales from healthier products to 65%.

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.

Giving it some Gusto

Europe’s first organic, Fairtrade, low-calorie cola launches this month in the form of Gusto Cola, described as ‘craft cola in a can’, developed by...

Aduna revamps Superfood Energy Bar offer

Aduna has added to its range of existing Superfood Energy Bars, which have seen a makeover with new formulations, packaging, weight (40g) and shape.

St Neots health store closes

After 31 years of running St Neots Health Food Centre, owner Ray Barker has closed the doors for the final time, following his decision to retire.

CC yourself with Lavera

AN ALL-NATURAL eight-in-one anti-ageing moisturiser - Colour Correction (CC) Cream - is now available from Lavera. The organic multi-tasking cream contains 100% natural ingredients and...

TEA+ relaunches after Vitabiotics investment

Vitamin tea company TEA+ has unveiled a new look following founder James Dawson’s appearance on BBC’s Dragons Den earlier this year during which he gained backing from Tej Lalvani, CEO of Vitabiotics.

Planet Organic creates seasonal gifting hampers

Planet Organic has launched a brand new gifting range of 22 Christmas hampers including health, grocery and beauty products. The hampers include The Ultimate Raw...

Natural & Organic Products Europe 2016 opens this weekend

The UK’s biggest trade show for natural and organic food, health and beauty products opens at London ExCeL on 17-18 April. Thousands of buyers from...

H&B presses play on Me.No.Pause. campaign

Launched on 28 January during rush hour, Canary Wharf became the first location to feature Holland & Barrett’s new menopause adverts, which won a competition by Transport for London and City Hall tackling diversity in advertising.

ESSNA calls for sports nutrition products to be exempt from UK...

In response to a public consultation on measures proposed by Government to reduce obesity, ESSNA argues that restrictions shouldn't impact sports nutrition.

Synthetic versus natural debate fuelled by ‘fake dichotomy’

The debate that pitches natural – or food state – vitamins against synthetic versions is based on a ‘fake dichotomy’, a prominent figure from the UK supplements industry has claimed.