The Organic Herb Trading Company (OHTC) has become the first UK Company certified by Australian Certified Organic (ACO) to export organic ingredients into South Korea, following the introduction of new regulations in January this year. Jim Twine, managing director said: “This certification will enable us to export a full range of organic herbs and spices […]
The latest news from the leading companies within the natural and organic products industry.
The latest additions to the Dielle range of ‘eco-chic nail colours’ are its Winter Sunset and Christmas Glamour sets. Winter Sunset is described as a juicy mix of cool colours to add just the right touch of brightness to any ensemble, and comprises: Imperial Crown, Abiding Vitality, Restored Treasure and Passion & Prudence. The Christmas […]
European organic vegetarian and vegan food specialist Biolab is aiming to break into the UK market. The Italian company opened a second factory in its home country in September. “Our biggest challenge in recent years has been producing enough products to meet demand,” Tanya Klancic, Biolab’s commercial and marketing manager, told Natural Products at last […]
Dorset Tea has launched eight innovative fruit and herbal teas as well unveiling a vibrant new look which positions the brand as offering ‘A Taste of Dorset’. The new packaging, which includes the brand’s strapline ‘Live, Breathe, Drink’, is described as clean, bold and vibrant with a hint of colour to boost on-shelf visibility. “The […]
A former professional cleaner, Helen Kirkham, has launched a new eco-friendly range of cleaning products, Mrs Gleam. The mother of four and star of the BBC’s Child of Our Time has used the ethos ‘safe on skin, safe on all surfaces, safe around children’ to develop the brand which aims to provide a stylish eco […]
Conscious Chocolate and the Global White Lions Protection Trust (WLT) have joined forces to produce Lions Raw – a raw chocolate bar which aims to spread the word about the plight of Africa’s endangered white lions. The hand-made raw organic chocolate bar is made with 60% cacao solids and essential oils of lemon, grapefruit and […]
Natural and organic health wholesale distributor Tree of Life has strengthened its commercial team with two new appointments. John Dunne joins in a newly created role as commercial manager, responsible for the company’s growing business within the multiple retailer sector. With contracts recently secured with Asda, Ocado and Tesco’s The Nutri Centre, he will be […]
Four new organic herbal combination teas have been launched by Pukka. Wild Apple & Cinnamon with Ginger is packed with wintery flavours and aromas; Womankind is a flowery blend for everyday herbal support; Detox with Lemon has a Sicilian lemony lift; and a soothing blend is offered by the new Chamomile, Vanilla & Manuka Honey […]
New from Green People is its Age Defy+ Purify & Hydrate Cream Cleanser, using organic hibiscus which aims to firm, lift and reduce wrinkle formation. The product is enhanced with what are described as 23 beauty-enhancing actives to cleanse, hydrate, and improve skin tone and elasticity, and includes hibiscus to sooth the skin and promote […]
French aromatherapy brand Laboratoire Puressentiel has launched its 100% natural health and wellbeing range in the UK. It is launching eight products across four different ranges: Purifying; Muscles & Joints; Rest & Relax; and Respiratory. The products include Muscles & Joints Roller to relax tense muscles and soothe joint pain; Rest & Relax Spray to […]
The London Tea Company has rebranded with vivid packaging to reflect the vibrant image which London projects and has added innovative new flavours to its range. The brand is also now fully Fairtrade-certified across all its blends and formats, covering enveloped tea bags, biodegradable pyramid bags and loose leaf teas. “The London Tea Company has […]
Doves Farm has introduced a more contemporary design to its core range of organic flours which, says the company, will give it a stronger presence on the shelf whilst remaining true to the artisan nature of the brand. The redesign sticks with the existing colour coding but now features a subtle pallet of pastel colours with […]
Organic konjac pasta brand Slendier has now relaunched in fresh new packaging. Available exclusively through Tree of Life, the brand has revamped the packaging across its entire range, changing to a carton-board box format which features attractive serving-suggestion photography and strong product benefit claims on the front of the pack, aiming for maximum consumer appeal. […]
Earlier this month Pai Skincare launched its first fully integrated marketing campaign – Sensitive Skin? Lucky You – targeting the 47% of British women who describe their skin as sensitive. The campaign comprises print advertising, PR, sales promotion, social media and targeted sampling. Conceived to emphasize Pai products’ sensitive skin credentials, the positive campaign message […]
Botanicals Natural Organic Skincare is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year by introducing new apothecary-style packaging across its range. “Celebrating our ten-year anniversary this year, we felt the time was right to modernize the look and feel of our packaging,” says company founder Wendy Stirling, commenting on the move. “We wanted to create a design that […]
The new Illuminating Eye Duo from Green People is an eye shadow, highlighter and skin illuminator all in one. The talc and chemical-free, organic eye shadows in Pearl & Satin Pink have light-reflecting hues to add a hint of shimmer to eyelids or wherever highlighting and definition is required. The richly pigmented powders are made […]
Nourkrin has launched four new supplements, each specific to a different hair problem. All of the supplements contain the brand’s unique proprietary ingredient Marilex which has been found to help normalise and maintain a healthy hair growth cycle. Nourkrin Radiance offers an alternative to grabbing a bottle of hair colouring when your hair is greying. […]
Independent oat drink brand Oatly is being sued by the Swedish Dairy Association for, among other things, making milk seem “unmodern”. The brand has just launched its own video channel showing a series of short films featuring Oatly’s founder and CEO Toni Peterson (pictured). In one film, Peterson is shown standing in a field of oats playing […]
Following its UK launch into Holland & Barrett in July, the Teatulia brand of organic tea has now been rolled out across the independent health food trade. Grown in a single organic garden in northern Bangladesh, Teatulia organic teas come in five flavours: naturally caffeine-free Lemongrass; Tulsi, a black tea blend with full bodied spiciness; […]
New natural personal care brand Botanifique has launched in the UK with a comprehensive skincare offer divided into five categories to cover a range of concerns. The products are based on plant essences and fortified with ECO-certified patents which are designed to nourish, hydrate and pamper skin. The categories are: Hydra Power Premium with birch […]
Queen’s homeopath dies in cycling accident
August 17, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Dr Peter Fisher, a prominent figure on the UK homeopathic scene, was killed this week in a tragic cycling accident in London. Fisher, most famously, was homeopathic physician to the Queen, a role he held for nearly 17 years. Sir Marcus Setchell, a former surgeon to the Queen, told the London Evening Standard newspaper that Fisher […]
NAHS petitions the Government
The National Association of Health Stores (NAHS) is calling upon retailers to support a petition it has put to the Government.
PhD gets active
PhD Nutrition has been chosen to become the official sports nutrition partner of David Lloyd Leisure.
Get scrubbing with Delhicious
New skincare company Delhicious has launched with a Black Tea Body Scrub, said to be a UK first.
Igniting a new era of healthy oils
July 18, 2018 Ross Harris
In a category abounding with innovation and choice, it’s the brands combining the obvious health credentials with sustainability and provenance that are top of the healthy oils menu for 2018. Sharna Waid reports (more…)
Mushroom for improvement?
Although medicinal mushrooms are becoming more widely appreciated, there are some hurdles to get over if they’re to really come into their own says Jane Wolfe (more…)
The UK’s biggest campaign to grow the organic market is almost upon us. Hayley Coristine talks to the experts to unearth helpful hints and learnings when it comes to getting consumers excited about organic, and find out what’s happening this year (more…)
The rising tide of conscious beauty
In July the Love Natural, Love You show at Olympia, London, saw a panel of experts discuss the significance of conscious beauty from their own perspective and look at how consumers can make changes for the good of their health and the environment.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]