The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

Salt of the Earth reveals refillable roll-ons

Salt of the Earth has relaunched its gender neutral roll-on deodorants in new refillable packaging, along with fresh formulas and fragrances.

30 under 30 opens for 2022

Returning for a fifth round, today Natural Products News has opened up the nomination process for its annual 30 under 30.

Public concern over F&B pricing and labelling

Consumer research platform Attest has identified public concern and confusion over pricing and labelling of F&B wellness products.

Superdrug price freeze amid cost of living squeeze

Superdrug confirms an immediate price freeze on over 100 everyday products, as the cost of living crisis becomes front of mind for shoppers.

The sustainability squeeze: environment vs finances

Research reveals that almost half of Brits ‘can’t afford to be more sustainable’ as the cost of living rises.

Stop funding industrial animal agriculture, NGOs tell banks

NGOs including Compassion in World Farming are calling on major world banks to stop funding intensive animal agriculture.

Changing travel trends prompt Irish health store map

The IAHS is launching a new touring map, highlighting Irish health stores, to drive in-person footfall from 'staycationers'.

Brits bin 7,000 single-use items a year

A nationwide study reveals the vast quantity of single-use waste generated by Brits – and wipes, tea bags and nappies are topping the charts.

Celebrity-backed supplements launch into H&B

Seven celebrity-backed supplements by digital health company Feel are to be stocked by Holland & Barrett, the brand has confirmed.

Microplastics found in 87% of products from best-selling beauty brands

The Plastic Soup Foundation has published a report on the presence of microplastics in over 7,000 cosmetic and personal care products.

Organic import controls delayed to late 2023

The Government has announced a further delay to import controls, now expected to come into effect in late 2023.

Spotlight series

The Fry Family Food Co is launching two new frozen Chick’n products into over 600 Iceland and The Food Warehouse stores.

Nuccy claims UK first with adaptogenic nut butters

Positioning itself as the UK’s first adaptogenic nut butter brand, London-based Nuccy has launched with a three-strong collection.

Stonegate introduces vitamin-enriched eggs

Stonegate Farmers has launched its Enriched eggs range to help consumers boost overall health and immunity and achieve their RDA.

Heura and BOSH! team up to launch Chorizo Burger

Heura has partnered with BOSH! to launch its Chorizo Burger – a ‘red-hot marriage' between a burger and the Mediterranean flavour of chorizo.

Free From Food Awards celebrate sector

The winners of this year’s Free From Food Awards were announced on 26 April, with Violife’s vegan Vioblock voted Best Free From Food Product.

ORC aims to raise £20k to promote organic farming

The Organic Research Centre has launched a Climate Friendly Farming campaign and is calling on industry to support it.

FSA extends deadline for CBD companies to submit evidence

Following the release of a public list of CBD products, the FSA has now issued a final call for products to be added to the list.

News in brief

Plant-based company Heura has raised over €4 million in 12 hours through its Equity for Good Rebels campaign which attracted 4,500 investors.

Spotlight series

Greenscents has refreshed its laundry and household collection with new plastic-free packaging, products and fragrances.