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 […]
The latest news from the leading companies within the natural and organic products industry.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Dorset-based artisan chocolatier Chococo has unveiled its collection of handmade Easter Eggs for 2019, featuring new designs for all the eggs, new packaging and new varieties of origin chocolate.
Baby toiletries brand Baby Kingdom has introduced a new Talc Free Baby Powder with an airless pump spray.
Purely Plantain Chips has launched its three varieties – Lightly Salted, Nice & Spicy and Wild Garlic – into Fortnum & Mason.
Mass-market cosmetics brand Garnier is heralding a ‘new chapter’ of its development with the launch of a new certified organic range across Europe.
Sustainable British snack brand BRAVE has introduced what it says is a world first: Chocolate & Salted Caramel Roasted Peas.
Natural and organic skincare brand Weleda has partnered with recycling experts Terracycle to ensure that all Weleda packaging can be recycled within the UK.
UK frozen vegan pizza company One Planet Pizza is planning significant upscaling of the business after gaining investment from Heather Mills’ Vbites Ventures.
News in brief
October 18, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Cru8 has launched of a new funding round on Seedrs to enable the business to keep up with the burgeoning demand for free-from, paleo and keto products.
No need to change veggie food names, agrees UK minister
Zac Goldsmith has written to the House of Lords about a European Parliament proposal to ban words like ‘sausage’ and ‘burger’ to describe plant-based foods.
Unilever makes ‘bold’ pledge to halve virgin plastic use by 2025
Unilever has announced plastic reduction goals it says ‘are even bolder’ than its previous commitments, pledging to halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025.
Easy environmental changes are ‘not enough’
Researchers suggest easy environmental changes are insufficient, and ‘upheaval’ in everyday life is the only way to cut carbon emissions to net zero.
Under the Christmas tree
September 24, 2019 Claire Lavelle
From Fairtrade chocolate to skincare botanicals, Claire Lavelle showcases the best festive retail offers this season (more…)
Whether it’s the result of super powers or super marketing, superfoods sales continue to soar – but, discovers Kate Miller, not everyone in the industry is on board with the term (more…)
Beat the sneeze
Ancient knowledge and modern research are combining to make winter remedies even more effective in 2019, explains Matt Chittock (more…)
A tale of two toothbrushes
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…)
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]