Toning is an integral part of the everyday beauty routine that many time-poor consumers tend to skip. And yet the right natural toner can provide clear beauty benefits, especially for sensitive skin. British skincare brand Pai’s new range of toners is designed to invigorate the category – as well as customers’ complexions. Both products, Lotus […]
The latest news from the leading companies within the natural and organic products industry.
Natural soft drink brand Mangajo is sponsoring The Nomad Initiative, a new roaming pop-up cinema concept touring the South East and beyond. (more…)
Over the last few weeks leading natural beauty writer Julia Brandon has been busy researching the latest trends in natural perfume on our behalf. To see the full feature you’ll have to wait until the Natural Beauty Yearbook 2012 launches in October. But to whet your appetite, here’s Julia’s top three brand picks for the […]
News reaches the natural beauty desk that Bare Escentuals (the brand behind bareMinerals) is opening its fourth stand-alone UK boutique down in sunny Brighton. The store, which opens its doors on Friday 29 July, continues Bare Escentuals successful retail operation, which so far boasts boutiques in Covent Garden, Windsor and St Albans. As ever, the […]
A savoury alternative to the myriad sweet snack and energy bars, the Veatable Bar, is quickly gaining a fan base among health store customers. (more…)
Sports nutrition and healthy lifestyle products wholesaler CLF has sailed into victory in a corporate yacht race hosted by the south coast office of accountancy and financial services group Smith & Williamson. (more…)
A new range of drinks is being launched into UK health stores after successfully capturing the imagination of health and beauty conscious Parisians. (more…)
In need of a feel-good floral boost? Then Bach’s new range of 100 per cent Ecocert-approved organic eaux de toilettes should be just the ticket. Each product in the Les Fleurs de Bach range features an exclusive blend of Bach Flower Essences prepared in strict accordance with Dr Edward Bach’s original method fortified by carefully […]
Comvita UK general manager, Simon Pothecary, has joined the 12-strong Council of the HFMA (Health Food Manufacturers’ Association). (more…)
Leading natural products manufacturer – Faith in Nature – has just added to its growing number of awards for high environmental and ethical performance. (more…)
Looking for a new hero product to hail the Soil Association’s Organic September event? Then it might be time to switch your thinking from warm summer days (yes – we know) to something a little more autumnal. Perfect Radiance Facial Polish by evolve is aimed squarely at consumers seeking protection for their skin against the […]
Savant Distribution, the UK importer of Udo’s Choice, says it is pulling its brands out of Holland & Barrett to focus attention on business with independent health food stores. (more…)
Organic pioneer Organico is showing that the category is ready to get back-to-growth with sales at the company rising by a quarter so far this year. (more…)
Natural beauty brand Melvita has released a new selection of Extraordinary Floral Waters to bolster its existing Floral Water range. (more…)
If it’s Tuesday then it must be time for something extraordinary on the beauty desk – and this time it’s Melvita’s turn to oblige. The company has enhanced their popular Floral Waters range to include a selection of three new Extraordinary Floral Waters. Each variant has been designed to intensively and naturally hydrate skin, and […]
As the beauty award season continues, natural beauty brand Weleda has scooped another gong for its collection – this time from Sublime magazine. Weleda was given the accolade of ‘Best Skincare Brand’ from the eco-glossy, which covers sustainable fashion, natural beauty and green lifestyle. Editor Damian Santamaria explains: “Sublime Magazine is pleased to give Weleda […]
Peter Rabbit Organics has launched a range of new diluted juices. Packed in colourful 150ml cartoons, the new drinks are designed to be the perfect size and format Great to throw in the buggy when out and about. (more…)
Natural beauty brand Sol Healing has launched two new 100% handmade natural and organic balms to the UK market. Hina Solaki, the woman behind the brand, developed Sol Healing Balm after using permanent make-up to treat discolouration in her eyebrows and eyelashes following the diagnosis of an auto immune disorder. The balm was originally designed […]
Cornish organic skincare company Trevarno is bringing a bit of South American wisdom to the South West with its new Crabwood and Lemongrass soap. (more…)
Waitrose is launching a new major new grocery brand based around “nutrient packed foods”. (more…)
News in brief
May 16, 2019 Jane Wolfe
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 […]
UK’s first cannabis restaurant raided by police
Canna Kitchen, the Brighton restaurant, café and shop which opened in December claiming to be the first in the UK to offer cannabis-infused cuisine, was raided by Sussex Police on Wednesday.
Total wipe-out: Holland & Barrett to ban wet wipes
Holland & Barrett has announced it will become the first high street retailer to ban wet wipes across all 800 of its UK and Ireland stores.
Rainbow returns to restored stables
One of the UK’s longest established wholefood shops, Rainbow Wholefoods in Norwich, has finally returned to its permanent premises of the stables of an old fire station after they were devastated by fire in April 2018.
Nurture through nature
May 7, 2019 Claire Lavelle
From pregnancy massage oils to baby toys made from sustainable materials, today’s parents are turning their backs on synthetics in favour of a more natural approach, reports Claire Lavelle
A sting in the tail?
Bee products are still flying off the shelves – but, asks Matt Chittock, will the vegan revolution prove a sting in the tail? (more…)
Protein goes green
From the humble pea to the mighty sunflower, plant-based sources of protein are gaining ground. Jo Caird examines the market and reports on a new public-facing campaign aimed at educating protein consumers (more…)
With growing emphasis being placed on reducing our use of the dreaded ‘p’ word (you know the one), Jane Wolfe discovers how natural health retailers can help their customers to pack a more eco-friendly suitcase. (more…)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]