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The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

Clipper claims Queen of Greens

Clipper Teas has launched a three-tiered summer sampling campaign for its green tea range, designed to position the brand as the ‘Queen of Greens’.

Nordic diet associated with better physical performance in later life

In a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, Finnish researchers have found that a Nordic diet may be beneficial for overall physical...

Beanfreaks’ third store opens its doors

The third branch of the family health food store Beanfreaks has opened in Cardiff, run by Jeremie Bowles and his partner, executive chef Terezia Mokosova.

‘Choose the good life’ says Holland & Barrett

New and existing natural products shone as the industry gathered for the annual Holland & Barrett Showcase.

Truly Natural treats for dogs

Lily’s Kitchen has launched three new 100% natural and grain-free functional treats for dogs, as part of its Truly Naturals range.

‘Supermarket Rebels’ launch £450,000 crowdfunding campaign to fund second store

Brighton-based sustainable supermarket HISBE is targeting a £450,000 bond raise through a crowdfunding campaign on the Triodos Crowdfunding platform.

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.

100% Health relaunches in Paignton

July saw the unveiling of the newly extended 100% Health in Paignton which has now opened up all its three floors to house a...

Freedom Brands exposes Nudie Snacks to UK market

The UK’s first coconut chip brand Nudie Snacks has been launched by Freedom Brands Ltd, designed for both the snacking and baking markets. The Premium...

Minister laments Britons’ “disgusting” lunch habit

Anna Soubry, the minister for public health, says that many Britons have a  “weird relationship with food” – they’re obsessed with watching celebrity chefs...

UK organic milk sees growth in 2016, but still lags behind...

According to the Organic Milk Market Report, UK organic milk volumes rose 4.4% in 2016, in contrast to the conventional milk category which fell by 1.9%.

Provamel adds spelt drink to expanding plant–based offer

Provamel is launching a new Spelt addition to its growing range of milk alternatives, as the brand continues to extend its plant-based offering beyond...

Dover welcomes new H&B

Dover is the latest site of Holland & Barrett’s store renovation programme, where the local branch has been relocated to larger premises.

Kidease creates healthy snacks for toddlers

Tom Redwood, chef and founder of baby food brand Babease, has launched a new sibling brand Kidease to offer a range of healthy toddler meals and snacks.

One launches healthy juice range

Ethical bottled water brand One has introduced a new range of juice waters with no added sugar. One Juiced Water combines juice, spring water and...

Veg Capital acquires majority share in Devon-based vegan firm Clive’s

Vegan bakery Clive’s has secured a ‘game-changing’ investment from Veg Capital which will enable it to drive new product development.

OTB kicks off Organic September with new slogan and experiential retail...

The OTB, which for three years ran a targeted consumer campaign called Organic. Feed Your Happy, has rebranded with a new slogan: Go Organic.

Government consultations on waste begin

The Government has set out plans to ‘overhaul’ the UK’s waste system, launching a series of consultations which will aim to cut plastic pollution and move towards ‘a more circular economy’.

Organic revival is grocery market’s “great success story”

The return to growth of organic retail sales is a “great success story” a top retail expert told a packed trade briefing in London...

Plough to playground: School kids stage farmers’ markets

Three London schools held their own farmers markets last month as part of a major new food education project for the capital. Over the coming...