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The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

Aduna’s Great Green Wall pilot bears fruit

Aduna’s partnership with the Great Green Wall has achieved some significant results as it strives to build a global value chain for baobab in rural Africa.

Vegans warned about ‘unwittingly supporting animal exploitation’

UK-based Ethical Consumer magazine has warned vegans that they could be “unwittingly supporting animal exploitation” as the companies behind many of the Britain’s leading vegan brands also have a heavy involvement in the meat and dairy industry.

News in brief

Organic dairy brand Yeo Valley has unveiled two new additions to its Little Yeos range of children’s yogurt – Strawberry and Natural.

Video interview: Phil Haughton

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

Healthy Supplies extends superfoods range

Online health store Healthy Supplies has expanded its own-brand Sussex Wholefoods range with two new products. The first is the increasingly popular Tiger Nuts, which...

MHRA sets December end-date for herbal sell through

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is proposing a 31 December 2013 end-date for the sell through of unlicensed herbal products. Following the...

Martin Last is presented with HFI Fellowship

Martin Last has formally been presented with the Health Food Institute Fellowship that was announced earlier in the year at the HFI Annual Luncheon...

Hanover Healthfoods wins retail reward

Hanover Health Foods in Edinburgh has been named Specialist Retailer of the Year at the Scottish Independent Retail Awards 2018.

One Planet Pizza delivers the goods

One Planet Pizza has reacted to these uncertain times by bringing forward the launch of OPP Direct, delivering frozen vegan pizzas direct to doors.

Soil Association Conference steams in!

This year’s Soil Association Conference will take place at STEAM, the Museum of The Great Western Railway, Swindon, on 8-9 October The two day event...

Beauty Bites

UrbanVeda’s Radiance Body Wash has been Highly Commended at the Natural Health International Beauty Awards 2015. Passion for Natural has introduced 100% organic Aloe Vera...

Natural & Organic Products Europe announces prestigious new partnership with the...

Natural & Organic Products Europe, Europe’s leading annual trade event for the natural and organic products industries, has announced an exciting new partnership with...

Capitalizing on EU organic grant is trade’s biggest opportunity

“Capitalizing on the Organic Trade Board’s recently secured EU grant, and working closely with them to get a thread of unification across the whole sector. I think that’s a really important thing for us as industry over the next few years.”

Coco Community gets cracking

New to the market is the Coco Community brand of Organic Coconut Water, made from single source nam hom coconuts from the Ratchaburi region...

VOYA gives the royal treatment

During their recent historic trip to County Sligo, HRH Prince Charles and Camilla received a special gift hamper from Sligo-based organic beauty specialists, VOYA. Neil...

Hope’s Relief for little swimmers

To coincide with Eczema Awareness Week (13-19 September), Australian natural skincare brand Hope’s Relief is launching a joint campaign with baby swimming specialists Turtle...

K2 climber gets support from Pharma Nord

Pharma Nord recently supplied supplements to intrepid climber Noel Hanna on his scaling of K2, when he became the first person from Northern Ireland to successfully conquer the mountain – the second highest in the world.

Decaff green tea extract reduces body fat, enhances exercise performance

A new study has shown that extracts of decaffeinated green tea can reduce body fat when compared to placebo and improve metabolic efficiency in...

Marber warns against making gluten a health scapegoat

The nutritionist and co-founder of The Food Doctor, Ian Marber, has warned that gluten is in danger of becoming a health scapegoat. Talking to the...

Alkaline food additions

Honestly Healthy has launched a new range of vegetarian food-to-go convenience products based around the concept of alkaline eating. The range includes chilled super food...