One of New Zealand’s largest exporters of manuka honey, Manuka Doctor, has acquired specialist UK honey brand Picklecoombe House from its parent company Sapphire Brands for an undisclosed sum.
The latest news from the leading companies within the natural and organic products industry.
Vegan spokesperson and Bravura Foods co-founder Lisa Gawthorne is set to undertake a fire walk on Sunday 19 May to raise money for charity.
Pip & Nut has launched a limited edition Cherry Bakewell Almond Butter, combining almond butter with chopped almonds and real cherries. Captain Kombucha has extended its 400ml range with two new flavours – Cayenne Pepper and Pineapple Peach, and has also launched a 1ltr range of the flavours. Healthy food company Wessanen UK is now […]
Canadian certified B Corporation Flow launched its full range of Alkaline Spring Water at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.
On Wednesday (10 April) Wessanen announced a conditional agreement on a recommended all-cash public offer by a consortium of PAI Partners SAS and Charles Jobson of €11.50 per issued and outstanding share of the healthy food company.
Conscious Chocolate officially relaunched last weekend at Natural & Organic Products Europe, following new investment from Fortissimo Group.
Natural health brand BetterYou has unveiled its Better Planet Project – an initiative through which the brand is seeking to reduce its environmental footprint and reliance on non-sustainable resources.
On Monday, the inaugural Sainsbury’s Beauty & Wellbeing Live Innovation Pitch took place at Natural & Organic Products Europe, with the multiple deciding to choose not one but two beauty brands to attend a meeting at Sainsbury’s HQ and potentially land a listing.
The latest offer from Superfoodies is an innovative new range of functional drinks combining medicinal mushrooms with coffee.
Seed and Bean has landed a new listing with online retailer Ocado for eight of its bars, including Cornish Sea Salt, Coconut & Raspberry, Mandarin & Ginger, Lemon & Cardamom and Aromatic Fennel. New to the UK, Brynmor gluten-free flapjacks are baked in Wales and available in varieties including Salted Caramel Protein, Golden Syrup Protein […]
HTC Health has donated a variety of its Clean Performance Nutrition products to the Peaky Minders, a group of individuals who are taking on the 4 Peaks Challenge for charity.
Montezuma’s has unveiled three new flavours of its 100g chocolate bars, which it says are inspired by the theme of happiness.
Sea CBD is a new brand of CBD oil, initially launching with three versions: 2.5% CBD, 4% and 10%. The products have a signature sea-blue pack colour, which darkens as the oil strength increases. Smoothie and juice brand Savsé has overhauled its brand positioning and packaging, rolling out a new look to highlight the fact it […]
Natural food company Wessanen has added to its senior management team with the appointment of a new marketing & category director and sales director to head up the company’s UK sales and marketing division.
Veld Botanicals has introduced its new brand SOil to the UK market, offering a range of organic aromatherapy products.
Yugo Spice has created a three-strong range of cooking pastes/sauces, comprising: Hot Miso Chipotle Paste, Mild Curried Sun-Dried Tomato Paste and Chipotle Garni Hot Sauce. Gü has introduced its first free-from offer in the form of its Fabulously Free From five-strong range of puds: Spanish Lemon Cheesecakes, Strawberry & Rhubarb Cheesecakes, Chocolate & Vanilla Cheesecakes, […]
The Prestigious Provence Olive Oil Society (Olivence) has revamped its range in the UK with two new producers and a wider range of oils from the region.
Sussex-based The Protein Ball Co has been awarded Orangutan Alliance Certification for its three-strong Breakfast Balls line.
New to the UK market is Snoooze, an all-natural herbal drink to help consumers fall asleep faster and sleep better through the night.
Apple cider vinegar (ACV) producer Willy’s has created a modern take on the old favourite with the launch of its Natural Energy Drink with Kombucha & ACV. Designed with hydration and rejuvenation in mind, Willy’s all-natural energy drink is made using five health-boosting ingredients, including green tea kombucha, apple juice, ginger and Willy’s craft ACV […]
Abakus Foods creates a crunch with Seaweed Crisps
September 20, 2019 Jane Wolfe
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.
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.
Oxford Street Body Shop store reimagined as ‘activist workshop’
The Oxford Street branch of The Body Shop has been transformed into an ‘activist workshop’ as part of its pledge to revive its early campaigning spirit.
Defra draws up advisory note for organic industry ahead of possible no-deal Brexit
Defra has issued an advisory note for the UK’s organic bodies to distribute among companies in the industry in case of a no-deal exit from Europe.
A tale of two toothbrushes
August 28, 2019 Ross Harris
The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find out what attempts are being made to take the plastic out of periodontology (more…)
Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet (more…)
Kate Miller talks to the experts about the prevalence of urinary tract infections, old wives’ tales which lead to common misconceptions, and the new smartphone-powered technology which could represent the future of urinalysis (more…)
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
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 […]
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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.
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 […]