The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

Gove charms audience at the Oxford Real Farming Conference

Michael Gove became the first Defra minister to address the rebel Real Farming Conference in Oxford, usually a prerogative of the established Oxford Farming Conference.

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Huel has created a new Cocoa and Orange flavour bar, blending pea protein, brown rice protein, cacao nibs, cocoa powder and orange oil. Yuyo’s range of organic...

Soil Association Certification freezes fee increase

Responding the ‘unprecedented pressures’ of COVID-19 on farmers and food suppliers, Soil Association Certification is freezing its annual fee increases.

Provamel gets a major makeover – and new lines

Plant-based food specialist Provamel is set to unveil a brand new look and some innovative new products this Spring. Marking its biggest packaging makeover for...

Refills: there’s a City to Sea app for that

City to Sea has extended its Refill campaign to include an app to help consumers find refill locations and reduce their use of plastic.

Better Food Company makes it three

This summer, Bristol-based organic food retailer Better Food Company opened its third store – in the historic dock area of the city.

Antipodes lands prestigious Platinum Award

Multi-award winning Zealand natural beauty brand Antipodes has secured another accolade. This time Antipodes Avocado Pear Night Cream has landed Best Moisturising product in Janey Lee Grace’s prestigious Platinum Awards.

Simplee Aloe creates new juice supplement

A new natural and organic Aloe Vera Juice Supplement has been created by Simplee Aloe. The product has been designed to target adults looking for...

Entries open for inaugural ESSNA sports nutrition awards

The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has today announced that entries are open for its first awards, designed to celebrate and honour the outstanding brands, organizations and ambassadors active in the sports nutrition sector.

Natural beauty ambassadors: “shared vision” will drive sector

Leading figures from the natural beauty sector gathered in Brighton this week to debate a range of issues – from latest market trends and...

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Ombar's newest cacao bar is Salt & Nibs – a creamy, crunchy blend of rich 64% cacao dark chocolate, fruity cacao nibs and a touch of salt.

Beagle Button service launches to promote conscious consumption

Last month saw the beta launch of Beagle Button, a new online service designed to connect people to sustainable services and products.

Beauty Shortlist Award winners revealed for 2017

The winners of the Beauty Shortlist Awards 2017 were announced today, the first time international entries were accepted. British brands Aurelia, Skinesis, Oskia and Neal’s...

Weleda provides model solutions

Weleda sponsored The Model Zone at London Fashion Week again this month (15-19 September 2017), for the tenth year. The British Fashion Council project is...

Somerset Super Cereals launched by Alara founder

Somerset Super Cereals is a new breakfast brand born created by Alara Wholefoods’ founder Alex Smith.

Veganuary fights decision to ban bus ads

Two ads promoting veganism which were removed from buses by Arriva are to be reinstated after the Veganuary campaign successfully fought the decision.

Mini nom nom’s spice up kids’ ready-meals

New children’s food brand Mini nom nom’s recently introduced a five-strong range of world cuisine ready meals for kids. Having already won Best New Brand...

Start-ups partner to support food banks via ‘Hug-In-A-Mug’ packs

TEA REX Infusions and Wholey Moly Cookies have joined forces for postal Hug-in-a-mug parcels to send a positive message to people needing a pick-me-up.

‘Grow Back Greener’ with organic, urges Alara founder

Speaking during an interview with the FDF, Alara founder says organic food and farming should be at the heart of ‘Grow Back Greener’ efforts.