After delaying its launch due to coronavirus, TerraCycle has today introduced its zero-waste shopping platform Loop to the UK in a partnership with Tesco.
The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.
Soil Association Certification has launched a new digital tool to help businesses communicate about organic in a ‘clear, factual and legal way’.
From 24 July it will be mandatory to wear a face mask or covering in shops and supermarkets in England, where social distancing cannot always be maintained.
Puressentiel has added to its Rest and Relax range of essential oil based products: two roll-ons and an antibacterial gel.
This was the message from Professor Tim Lang at the OFC Bitesize webinar Towards Greater Self Sufficiency, examining the future of food security in Britain.
Billions of masks and gloves are ending up in the sea during the pandemic, says Ocean Conservancy, warning we’re heading for a surge in ocean pollution.
Last month saw the appointment of Cristina Dimetto as the OTB’s new general manager, who joins ahead of this year’s Organic September campaign.
The Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment has published a report questioning the affordability of the recommended healthy diet.
New kids’ food start-up Mia & Ben has launched with four organic fruit and vegetable combinations in pouches created using HPP technology.
Hannah Bourne, assistant manager at Naturalife Bridport, reflects on the store’s history as it marks a significant anniversary.
The Rainforest Alliance has enhanced its sustainability certification, with the publication of a new programme embracing more robust criteria.
UK kefir brand Biotiful Dairy has added a line of kefir ‘ice creams’ to its growing product portfolio, entering the frozen category for the first time.
UK distributor DJM has introduced a sweet new addition to the UK market in the form of St Lawrence Gold: a ‘unique range’ of pure Canadian honey.
Nestlé has announced that its KitKat brand will source Rainforest Alliance Certified Cocoa from October, abandoning its ten-year involvement with Fairtrade.
Launched in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, London-based online retailer Boostology is an independent start-up aiming to offer a new way to shop in an eco-friendly way, with design-led eco-products that create a visual impact and boost mood and wellbeing. In addition to providing a curated selection of decorative homewares, skincare and wellbeing products […]
The latest innovation from Greenfrog Botanic is an all-natural Out & About Disinfectant in a handy 100ml pump spray format.
More than 100 scientists this week signed a statement to reassure the public that reusable containers are safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Divine Chocolate has announced three of its best-selling variants are hitting the shelves of Co-op stores in time for International Cooperative Day.
In the absence of the HFI annual awards cermeony – cancelled due to COVID-19 – John Frisby, chairman, speaks to NPN about the winners of the 2020 winners.
The Great British Porridge Co has introduced one-pot porridge bowls to provide consumers with an easy and healthy on-the-go breakfast option.
YourZooki secures £950K backing to meet surge in demand
August 13, 2020 Jim Manson
YourZooki, the provider of specialist liposomol vitamin C, has secured a £950K funding package to fulfil a significant spike in sales.
Why mask-wearing could be making people shop more healthily
As mask-wearing becomes increasingly ‘normalized’, is the act of wearing a face covering having an effect on purchasing decisions?
‘Don’t miss out’: retailers urged to engage with new consumer directory
Leading industry organizations HFMA, NAHS and HFI are collaborating on a major new direct to consumer campaign called HealthyDoesIt.
New online store for Archie Browns
Prompted by customer demand – primarily due to the COVID-19 crisis – Truro health food store Archie Browns launched its online store at the end of July.
An apple a day
August 10, 2020 Jo Caird
The market for apple cider vinegar products has exploded in recent years. Jo Caird finds out why (more…)
Playgrounds and pandemics
As parents prepare to drop their children off at the school gates after a prolonged period of homeschooling, nerves will run high over kids’ wellbeing.
Nature has the answer
As we continue to face COVID-19 challenges, organic is enjoying growth. Emily McCoy hears why the Organic September campaign says nature has the answer.
Sustainability: stemming the tide
Recent pressure from the plastics industry to delay single-use plastic bans amid questions of safety during COVID-19 may signal a dangerous backslide, but Jane Wolfe discovers the natural and organic sector isn’t about to stop innovating when it comes to sustainability (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 […]
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 […]
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 […]