Clipper Teas has announced the launch of fully recyclable tea bag envelopes as well as 100% organic cotton strings on its string and tag tea bags.
The latest news from the leading companies within the natural and organic products industry.
Lewis Ryan has taken over from Steve Ryan as managing director of Bridlington-based vitamin and supplement manufacturer Bee Health.
Swedish brand Veg of Lund has brought an innovative range of potato-based organic drinks to the UK market.
In collaboration with gut health testing company Carbiotix, health food brand TrooFoods is offering a gut health tracking service to customers.
Following its appearance on Dragons’ Den and investment from Tej Lalvani, CEO of Vitabiotics, vitamin-infused tea brand TEA+ has launched into 250 Superdrug stores nationwide.
Chunky Chocolate and Chunky Orange Chocolate with Baobab are the first bars from Prodigy Snacks, a start-up which uses clean, natural ingredients with nutritional benefits to reimagine classic chocolate favourites. Bells & Whistles has launched a new vegan cake line in three flavours: Berry & Cashew, Nut Truffle and Ginger & Apricot. The gluten-, milk- […]
Natural health brand BetterYou has unveiled its updated website, betteryou.com, with a fresh new look and feel as well as some added initiatives designed to enhance performance and delivery.
Having recently moved location from County Durham to Birtley, Tyne & Wear, clean nutrition brand Natural Nutrients came up with a novel idea for customers visiting its new store to buy supplements: a wheel of fortune.
Ethical tea brand Clipper held a pop-up tea swap in Shoreditch today where consumers were able to swap their usual tea for a box of the brand’s Fairtrade tea and learn about the difference Fairtrade can make to the lives of tea estate workers.
Dorset-based Primrose’s Kitchen has been purchased for an undisclosed amount by PK Ventures, headed by three former Cadbury Schweppes executives.
Lo Bros has launched new limited edition Watermelon Kombucha for summer. It is low in sugar, vegan, organic and made with natural ingredients. Made using raw vegetables including tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, extra virgin olive oil and sherry vinegar, Brindisa’s Gazpacho is now available in a convenient 330ml format. LÄRABAR is launching three single bar SKUs — Apple […]
In what the brand says is a UK first, Unrooted has launched as a natural, high-fibre energy drink that uses baobab to help restore energy levels.
Bamboo tissue company The Cheeky Panda recently undertook a successful equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, quickly overfunding to achieve double its initial target.
New from teapigs comes a new range of Cold Brew infusions designed to make iced tea ‘even easier’ to brew up.
Cofresh Snack Foods has purchased an additional food production and warehousing facility in Nuneaton to enable it to expand to meet growing demand.
Jonny Wilkinson (pictured) has launched No.1 Living, a rebrand and extension of his original No.1 Kombucha range. With two new SKUs — Cola Kombucha and Lemonade Kombucha — the range is now certified organic. Vivera has announced the introduction of its 100% fat-free vegan Bacon Pieces to the UK, initially exclusive to Sainsbury’s supermarkets. Captain […]
Yeo Valley has opened the doors to its second café, located in the Bayswater area of west London. Ros Amadei, brand director for organic dairy business, tells NPN that the second site acts as ‘an extension’ of the brand’s values, and is in keeping with the welcoming ethos adopted at its first staff canteen, located […]
British brand YAAR says it is creating a new category in the dairy and snack market with the launch of the UK’s first range of chilled quark bars, designed as an on-the-go sweet treat.
Wren Laboratories Ltd, the company behind OptiBac Probiotics, has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2019 in the international trade category. Dairy and egg-free cake brand Alternative Foods has announced that it has rebranded as OGGS and is launching into UK supermarkets from the end of this month. The Breakfast Pot, made with Hesper […]
Family-run health and wellbeing product manufacturer Power Health is eyeing future growth with a major facilities expansion.
New ‘backwards’ refill rules hit Brighton & Hove
December 12, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Customers at Infinity Foods have expressed annoyance at changes to its refills system – changes which the retailer had to make to conform to regulations.
Plastic use up as supermarkets backtrack on pledges to cut back
The amount of plastic produced and used by UK supermarkets rose this year, according to a report by Greenpeace and the Environmental Investigation Agency.
Zeroing in on the plastic-free opportunity
The historic UK spa town of Tunbridge Wells is the venue for one of the country’s newest plastic-free retailers, The Zero Waste Company
SFT welcomes HRH Prince of Wales as Patron
It has been announced that HRH The Prince of Wales has accepted an invitation from the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) to become the charity’s Patron.
Pick of the products 2019
November 28, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
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 […]
With irritable bowel syndrome affecting approximately 12 million people in the UK, Jane Wolfe finds out how diet and lifestyle changes can significantly help sufferers, and investigates the low-FODMAP solution (more…)
Living life on the veg
Plates of lifeless veg and soggy ‘fishless fingers’ are a thing of the past. Rosie Greenaway orders the vegan catch of the day, explores today’s sophisticated veggie market, and discovers just how much the nation’s love of animal products is costing the planet (more…)
The whole package
Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock
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.
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
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 […]