TIANA Fair Trade Organics has entered the natural beauty arena, developing a range of three organic body and haircare products under the Beauty Sensations name, based on 100% raw organic, cold-pressed coconut oil. The TIANA Rose Fresh Coconut TLC Anti-Ageing Moisturizer is formulated to reduce fine lines and wrinkles and deeply condition, smooth and hydrate […]
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India has banned imports of all cosmetic products which have been tested on animals five months after it announced a national ban on animal testing for cosmetics. The ban came into effect in November. NATRUE is celebrating its 5th anniversary since the first product was awarded the organisation’s logo in 2009. Now 4,000 products have […]
South African natural skincare brand Ordinary Skincare has been launched in the UK by Skin Evolution. The range of moisturizing creams were developed by Dr Claire Jamieson – a household name in South Africa – who was inspired by the difficulty her patients had in finding skincare products for dry and sensitive skin that delivered […]
New on the shelves this month is Wassen Collagen drink, a supplement which aims to promote beauty from the inside out. The product contains Peptan hydrolysed collagen to enhance skin strength and structure, enhance skin hydration, promote smooth, firm looking skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The orange drink, which comes […]
ORGANIC retail pioneer Planet Organic has launched its own products to cater for specialist diets, such as raw foods, superfoods, green foods, fitness foods, sprouted and paleo. As well as being sold in the store’s own branches, the products are available wholesale to retailers, and to maintain a level playing field Planet Organic says it […]
Organic soap brand Dr Bronner’s is supporting farm animal welfare charity Compassion in World Farming (Compassion) through sales of its products. Until June 2015 the company will donate 20p to Compassion for each bottle of Dr Bronner’s 473ml and 946ml liquid soaps sold in the UK. Michael Bronner, VP of Dr Bronner’s, commented on the […]
The latest addition to the BetterYou range is a magnesium spray specifically formulated for sensitive skin. The BetterYou Magnesium Oil Sensitive Spray has a lower concentration formula – 15% magnesium compared to 31% for the Original – to prevent the itching and tingling that some users can experience. The product has undergone extensive dermatological testing […]
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 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. […]
Tesco campaign joined by Jamie Oliver
September 21, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
Jamie Oliver is joining forces with Tesco to help promote healthier eating through a new ‘helpful little swaps’ campaign initiated by the supermarket giant.
Natural Products Youtube channel revamped
NPN has revamped and relaunched its YouTube channel, formerly known as Natural Products TV
VegfestUK gets ready for London show
After its Brighton and Bristol events earlier this year, VegfestUK is once again returning to London on 27-28 October.
Chocolate Week is on its way
Chocolate Week will take place this year from 15-21 October for the 14th consecutive year.
The popular face of Ayurveda
September 4, 2018 Ross Harris
Ayurveda hasn’t yet reached its full market potential in the UK, but the increasing number of skincare solutions incorporating Ayurvedic principles may provide an approachable entry point for consumers, says Jane Wolfe (more…)
Rosie Greenaway discovers that whether it’s post-divorce stress, reproductive problems or a mild case of bloating, modern women in the UK are well catered for by a natural products industry which is more equipped than ever to understand, nurture and ease a complex range of female health issues (more…)
Recipe for success
From ready-wrapped vegan sandwiches to an array of healthy snacks, the lunch sector is good to go in natural health stores, as Brits shun packed lunches for pre-prepped convenience foods – and the sector is becoming increasingly competitive, writes Matt Chittock (more…)
The neuroscientist and science writer Matthew Walker describes lack of sleep as a ‘slow form of self-euthanasia’. His best-selling book Why We Sleep is a wake-up call for all of us, writes Jim Manson (more…)
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 […]
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.
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 […]