Rainbow Wholefoods’ owner Richard Austin has announced that he has put the wholesale division of his business in Norwich up for sale.
The latest news from the leading companies within the natural and organic products industry.
Leeds-based The Meatless Farm Co has received a seven-figure sum investment from Channel 4, by means of the latter’s innovative Commercial Growth Fund.
SunFresh Produce has announced the launch of Pikt Fresh, what it says offers an ethical choice for direct delivery of organic fresh produce nationwide.
Chococo’s Chocolate Salami for Christmas is handmade with 67% Madagascar origin dark chocolate and packed full of festive dried fruits and nuts.
Daylesford has created a new line of organic ferments and pickles using excess or wonky fresh vegetables from its 28-acre market garden in the Cotswolds.
Pukka Herbs has become one of the first UK businesses to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency, committing to offset its entire emissions in 2019.
The latest innovation from Abacus Foods is a three-strong line of gluten-free and vegan Seaweed Crisps in Lightly Salted, Salt & Vinegar and Cheese.
Organic dairy brand Yeo Valley has unveiled two new additions to its Little Yeos range of children’s yogurt – Strawberry and Natural.
Vegan cheese producer Kinda Co. has been selected as the recipient of The Seed Fund 2019 – winning a year of business support and mentoring.
Pharma Nord UK has created a free and comprehensive distance training programme for health stores around the subject of supplementation.
In a bid to ‘revolutionize’ fast-food, F1’s Lewis Hamilton is opening the first in a global chain of plant-based burger restaurants in London.
Kallø has opened a pop-up food outlet that looks and feels just like a fast-food restaurant but serves takeaway favourites with a twist.
Vegan food distributor Bravura Foods has created The Leaf Life, a three-strong line of CBD-infused drinks to meet the growing demand for the ingredient.
Whole Earth’s new outdoor and digital advertising campaign is set to kick off next week in a bid to highlight the versatility of peanut butter.
Maya Christensen, CEO of beauty brand cut.le.crap. has been crowned Up by Wabel’s Best Inspirational Entrepreneur of the year.
Chococo has created a new range of handmade chocolate skulls, chocolates, lollies and bars inspired by the Mexican celebration of The Day of the Dead.
West Country condiments producer The Bay Tree has unveiled a five-strong limited edition line for Christmas 2019, specifally designed for gifting.
Following a consultation seeking views on a proposed ban on selling energy drinks to children, the UK Government has now announced that it will go ahead.
Nim’s Fruit Crisps has entered the foodservice sector through NHS Supply Chain via its Cold Beverages, Confectionery and Snacks framework.
James White Drinks has revealed an updated design for its Beet It Organic beetroot juice to complement the brand’s new ‘Bold by Nature’ strapline.
Government urged to force reformulation of pre-mixed alcoholic drinks
January 21, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Following a new product survey highlighting the high sugar content of RTD spirits, Action on Sugar is calling on Government to make producers reformulate.
Meat-free food sales up 40%, says Mintel
Sales of meat-free foods rose by 40% between 2014-2019, according to Mintel. The research firm reports 23% of all new UK food products in 2019 were vegan.
Tribunal judge rules ethical veganism is ‘philosophical belief’
In a landmark legal case, a tribunal judge has ruled that ethical veganism qualifies as a ‘philosophical belief and must be afforded special protections.
Pukka’s Herb Hub pops up in Covent Garden
PUKKA Herbs pop-up café the Herb Hub is coming to the end of its stay in the Seven Dials area of Covent Garden in London.
Say yes to sustainable sex
December 19, 2019 Sharna Waid
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (more…)
New Year, new stress
Is the pressure we put upon ourselves to change during January causing us problems? Alice Wright considers whether unrealistic New Year’s resolutions could be doing more harm than good, and discusses some gentler, alternative options to ease customers stress-free into 2020 (more…)
Pick of the products 2019
One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s lips, our sector was pioneering its ‘better for you and the planet’ products long before the phrase hit the mainstream. As the world plays catch-up, here’s a review of the trendsetting […]
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 […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
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 […]
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]