The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

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Cafeology Bird-Friendly Coffee has been awarded the Innovation Award in The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards 2015 for ‘trailblazing a strategy to appropriately account for...

No bar to digestive health with Eat Natural

Eat Natural has launched what it says is the first ever ‘digestive health’ bar as part of its Bars with Benefits range which is now available to indies.

Judges announced for Natural & Organic Awards

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

Need a good Snoooze?

New to the UK market is Snoooze, an all-natural herbal drink to help consumers fall asleep faster and sleep better through the night.

Purezza vegan pizzeria expands reach

Plant-based pizzeria Purezza is opening a two-floor restaurant in Hove on Friday (21st August) due to what it calls ‘overwhelming demand’.

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...

Downton gets SA certification

UK logistics company CM Downton has been certified by the Soil Association for the handling and storage of organic products. “This is an important step...

Primrose’s Kitchen packs healthy hamper for Christmas

Naturopathic food brand Primrose’s Kitchen is launching its eco-friendly Healthy Breakfast Hamper as an alternative to traditional hampers this Christmas. Designed to offer the whole...

£20MN allocated to turn tide on plastics

The Government’s pledge to tackle plastic – ‘one of the great environmental scourges of our time’ – has been boosted by a commitment of £20 million via the new The Plastics Research and Innovation Fund.

Aldi makes a push for Whole Foods customers in the US

Aldi is making a further push to steal customers away from the big US natural food retailers such as Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe.

News in brief

Plant-based brand Strong Roots is launching in 500 Tesco stores nationwide with an initial five-strong offer: Mixed Root Vegetable Fries, Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries, Kale & Quinoa Burger, Pumpkin & Spinach Burger and Spinach Bites.

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Sweet-toothed customers across London can now purchase chocolate from Love Cocoa on the Deliveroo app, including individual bars and collection boxes. The chocolate gifts can be delivered to customers in around 20 minutes.

DIY with NutraMilk

Claiming to be a ‘revolution in non-dairy milk’ the Nutramilk processor made its UK debut at Natural & Organic Products Europe last month.

Éminence Organic Skincare gets red carpet ready

Hungarian certified organic brand Éminence Organic Skincare has introduced a new gift set in time for the festive season. The Red Carpet Ready Instant Fx...

Veterinary antibiotics linked to obesity in children, Chinese scientists show

Researchers in China have been able to demonstrate a link between antibiotics in food production and obesity in children, reports The Times. Scientists at Fudan...

Organic Apoteke introduces functional herbal tea collection

Organic Apoteke’s new herbal teas have been formulated to nourish, aid digestion, strengthen the nervous system and encourage detoxification.

New board members announced for Soil Association Certification

Soil Association Certification has appointed Nick Buckland OBE (above) as its new non-executive chairman and elected two new board members, Beth Thoren and Sonny...

New additions from Ruby Red

The urban apothecary range from Ruby Red has been extended this month with new products along with new on-the-go travel sizes. Rich in vitamin C,...

IFOAM EU to present new project to avoid GMO contamination in...

At this weekend's Nordic Organic Food Fair (Sunday 26-Monday 27 October), IFOAM EU will present a new project on the subject of GMO contamination in the organic and...

Nominations open for Who’s who in natural beauty 2013

Who are the personalities driving the hottest trends and products in the natural beauty sector? Once again, it’s time for you to decide...