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    HFMA awards Georgie Young as Blogger of the Year

     Dec 6, 2018  Rosie Greenaway

    Georgie Young, the writer behind the health and wellbeing blog Greens of the Stone Age, has been named Blogger of the Year by the HFMA.

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    Government boosts food waste scheme with £60M

     Dec 5, 2018  Rosie Greenaway

    The UK is to lead the world in the development of a system of sustainable packaging which moves away from oil-based plastics, with the help of a £60 million investment from Government.

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    HFMA lodges complaint over ‘irresponsible’ Horizon programme

     Dec 4, 2018  Jim Manson

    The Health Food Manufacturers Association has written a formal letter of complaint to the BBC about a controversial BBC2 Horizon programme about the food supplements industry.

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    A catch up with Kinetic

     Dec 3, 2018  Rosie Greenaway

    After capturing the attention of a journalist in Tunisia – who spotted industry brothers and business partners Alexander and Kim Barani in the Who’s Who in Natural Beauty 2018 – Kinetic Natural Products Distributor has been featured in an article by the Tunisian arm of The Huffington Post, published in French. Alexander Barani explains how […]

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    ‘Flushable’ wipes fail to disintegrate, reports BBC

     Nov 28, 2018  Rosie Greenaway

    Challenging the common belief that ‘flushable’ wipes disintegrate once disposed of, the BBC has found that many wet wipes sold in the UK do not break down and instead lead to sewer blockages.

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A catch up with Kinetic

After capturing the attention of a journalist in Tunisia – who spotted industry brothers and business partners Alexander and Kim Barani in the Who’s Who in Natural Beauty 2018 – Kinetic Natural Products Distributor has been featured in an article by the Tunisian arm of The Huffington Post, published in French. Alexander Barani explains how […]

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Viridian-commissioned film highlights opportunity for ‘social prescribing’

A TV doctor, specialist health food store and industry body feature prominently in a film created for Viridian Nutrition on bringing lifestyle medicine to the mainstream. Created in partnership with the College of Medicine and ITN Productions, the Creating a Healthy Future programme, introduced by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinksky, explores social prescribing and looks at […]

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Iceland’s banned TV ad launches on YouTube

Iceland’s Christmas advert, which failed to secure advertising regulatory approval to air on TV, has now been launched online, and a Change.org petition to get it broadcast has gained over 880,195 signatures. Iceland says that this year rather than creating a ‘commercial, product-led’ Christmas advert it wanted to highlight the impact on orangutans of rainforest […]

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Holland & Barrett names shortlist for Innovation Pitch

Holland & Barrett, has selected the exhibitors who will have the exclusive opportunity to present at its first ever Innovation Pitch session at this year’s Natural Products Scandinavia, which returns to MalmöMässan, Sweden on 14-15 November. The seven exhibitors who have made the shortlist are Creative Nature, Ginger Diamonds, Miraz Organic, True Gum, Puori, nucao […]

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News in brief

Start-up brand Olly’s Olives has launched its core range of olive pouches to Sainsbury’s. Bio-Synergy has rebranded its sports nutrition range – which is specifically formulated for women – to reflect is use of 100% natural ingredients. Cherry Plum is the latest flavour from Remedy Kombucha, pairing cherries with the native Australian kakadu plum. Crazy […]

Nov 1, 2018 Continue Reading

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