Natural brands are stepping up to the plate to help out NHS staff and other frontline workers putting their physical and mental wellbeing on the line.
The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.
NPE 2020 has been cancelled following an announcement that ExCeL is to be converted into a temporary hospital to treat coronavirus patients.
The Guild of Fine Food is calling for consumers to get behind their local indies and has added an online resource to its website to assist these retailers
Health food stores will be permitted to stay open during the coronavirus crisis, under strict new controls on retail announced today by the Government.
Trailblazing health and wellbeing retailer Planet Organic has acquired As Nature Intended, the chain of seven London-based organic and natural food stores.
The HFMA has told Public Health Minister Jo Churchill that it is ‘essential that health food stores can remain open’ throughout the Covid-19 crisis.
The Government’s tax and spending plans have been unveiled in the Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s first Budget, delivered at the House of Commons today.
The instructions on some menstrual cups are insufficient and in some cases damaging, according to Kate Lough from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
Following increasing media concern about the developing coronavirus situation, Diversified Communications has taken the decision to move the dates of NPE.
Ten years ago – following a career at Brewhurst and having been involved in sales brokerage since the 1990’s – Tom Moses founded Natural Trade Brokers.
A study to understand CBD users’ attitudes to (and use of) CBD shows that consumers are generally confident about the quality of products.
Research from the Fairtrade Foundation looking at women cocoa farmers has found that many face an even worse situation than their male counterparts.
The FSA has anounced it has set a deadline of 31 March 2021 for CBD businesses to comply with EU Novel Food rules has placed the ‘whole industry on notice’
A new paper by Future Market Insights reports that the vitamin gummies market value is projected to grow at a ‘healthy’ CAGR of 5.1% between 2019-2029.
Dr Adam Drewnowski has called for further research into the connection between food supplements, dietary nutrient density and productivity in the workplace.
The dog’s dinner: the UK’s pet population is seeing a rise in four-legged flexitarians, according to research firm Mintel.
Brand-new to market, nutritional supplements company Lyfe Roots has launched with a five-strong offer of vegan-friendly, plant-based VMS.
The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has welcomed its newest member, Guernsey-based sports nutrition retailer Healthspan Elite.
The UK organic market grew 4.5% in 2019 to £2.45 billion and is on track to hit £2.5 billion this year, says the Soil Association Organic Market Report.
The news is awash with supermarkets making sustainability pledges, declaring plans to take environmental issues more seriously.
Vitamin brand told not to repeat COVID-19 claims
May 27, 2020 Jim Manson
Vitamin brand Revival Shots has had social media ads banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for making ‘misleading’ COVID-19 claims.
Lockdown sparks appetite for health and wellness content, says YouGov
Magazine app Readly’s new Wellness Barometer reports a shift in public reading habits during the coronavirus crisis, with health and wellness centre stage.
Income often higher on organic farms says SA report
A Soil Association report reveals that although business output is similar on organic and non-organic farms, net farm income is often higher on organic.
Viridian champions health stores with radio campaign
Viridian Nutrition has launched a new campaign to boost awareness of health food stores as ‘a community resource and hub for preventative care’.
April 28, 2020 Jane Wolfe
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
Ever wondered how to make ice cream so smooth even the toughest connoisseur would be fooled? Yorica is here to explain (some of) its secrets to success.
Operation Healthy Lockdown
As health stores find themselves on the frontline of a national effort to keep the UK nourished, Jim Manson reports on Operation Healthy Lockdown.
After the gold rush
CBD is the fastest growing category the natural products sector has ever known. But a new phase is being ushered in, Jim Manson reports.
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.
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
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 […]