Leading UK wholesaler Suma is introducing a bold and colourful new look across its entire business, including its 1,000-plus own-brand products and fleet of trucks.
The latest news from the leading companies within the natural and organic products industry.
Supplements brand BioCare becomes the second brand to partner with nutritional therapist and blogger Madeleine Shaw in two months.
UK superfood soup brand Soupologie has added two fresh innovations to its offer: Viva La Vinegar Drinking Vinegars and Five-a-Day Soups.
Sainsbury’s has become the first UK multiple to stock edible insects as Eat Grub secures its first supermarket listing.
Cox & Co is a new chocolate brand, which has come to market with a range of 35g and 70g bars blending single-origin, farm-to-bar cacao with superfoods.
Cotswolds-based Just Wholefoods has added to its range of plant-based foods with its latest 100% vegan innovation, Organic Sunflower Mince.
Eat Real has added three new products to its range of healthier, vegan snacks.
Scottish Private Equity firm Inverleith LLP has announced it has taken a majority stake in specialist British chocolate brand Montezuma’s, in a multi-million pound deal. Montezuma’s has established itself as one of the largest leading independent British manufacturers of premium artisanal chocolate, including organic, non-dairy and vegan ranges. The company has prided itself on maintaining […]
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.
Yorkshire Provender has created three new soup recipes to warm consumers in the winter months.
Just Gourmet Foods, the brainchild of food industry expert Gianfranco Perri, is a new distributor that has launched with a mission to deliver high-end, clean, artisan Italian food across the UK and Ireland.
Saint Côme’s newest addition to its Arömspray range is Tea Tree Ravintsara, designed to help avoid winter colds and flus naturally.
British producer of natural pet food Lily’s Kitchen has been named as the UK’s top rated ethical pet food company for the 10th year running by The Good Shopping Guide.
Baby food brand Babease has launched its first integrated marketing campaign, enlisting the help of nutritional therapist, author and blogger Madeleine Shaw.
London-based start-up Olly’s Olives has introduced a new chilled range of 180g pots, which join its existing line of ambient pouches.
Wessanen-owned organic and Fairtrade tea brand Clipper is launching what it is claiming is the world’s first plastic-free, non-GM and unbleached heat-sealed tea bag.
Meridian Foods has added two new premium Rich Roast Peanut Butters to its range.
Premium tea company teapigs has created an advent calendar for Christmas 2018, ‘24 days of teapigs’.
Ayurveda Pura London has reformatted and repackaged its award-winning Ayurvedic Teas, complete with new names.
This month sees South Devon brand Luscombe Drinks celebrate its 21st anniversary with a stylish ad campaign entitled ‘Days of Luscombe’.
News in brief
February 15, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Real Handful has made its debut into the kids snacking market with the launch of BUNDLZ, a two-strong range of yoghurt-coated clusters in Strawberry & Raspberry or Apple & Blackberry. Delamere Dairy has launched its new Planted range into 330ml cartons and added two new flavours: Almond Drink with Coffee and Oat Drink with Date […]
Neal’s Yard kicks off frankincense initiative
Ahead of the release of its latest frankincense-based hand serum at the end of February, Neal’s Yard Remedies has launched Project Frankincense, an initiative to propagate, cultivate and care for the sustainable production of frankincense in Oman.
Organic sector set to be worth £2.5BN by 2020
The UK organic market is now worth £2.33 billion following sales growth of 5.3% in 2018, according to the Soil Association Organic Market Report 2019.
News in brief
Organix has launched a new ad campaign built around the platform ‘Fuel their Wonder’. The fully integrated £1 million campaign is running across All4, Sky and ITVHub and is supported by online video, social, radio and in store. BioCare’s Education Series 2019 comprises sessions on Nurturing Your Health with Alessandro Ferretti, and Nutritional Kintsugi with […]
Land of confusion
January 22, 2019 - -
Allergy season may be approaching but, as Kate Miller discovers, following a number of recent high-profile cases of anaphylaxis there’s an altogether more serious issue which health food stores should be aware of: food allergen labelling (more…)
Pick of the products 2018
One of the most fascinating things about our industry – apart from the continual development and discovery (or rediscovery) of health-giving ingredients and their benefits, leading to a stream of innovation – are the ethical strides taken to make it a sector to be truly proud of. When, in 2018 the nation received a rude […]
Mind full less
Rather than making life easier, our increasing connectivity is raising the nation’s stress levels as we strive to remain available at all times for all people, while also allaying our fear of missing out (FOMO). Jane Wolfe looks at why we could all do with taking a few deep breaths (more…)
Turning over a new leaf
As the smoke clears around a fresh wave of legislation, Matt Chittock explores how next-generation healthy cannabis products are setting new highs for health stores – no Rizlas required (more…)
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]