The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

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VAHDAM India’s Happy Halloween occasion tea gift box features its new Pumpkin Spice tea, a blend of sweet pumpkin and traditional spices.

Terre Verdi presents new organic gift boxes

Natural beauty brand Terre Verdi has curated eight Soil Association COSMOS-certified organic gift boxes in the lead-up to Christmas.

Recycle at Boots scheme rolled out to 700 stores

Following a 50-store trial, Boots has expanded its Recycle at Boots scheme to 700 stores so customers can return hard-to-recycle empties.

DermaOrganic brings Organic Series skincare collection to UK

Poland-based DermaOrganic has launched its Organic Series range of natural and organic skincare products into the UK market.

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The Pack has created a new ambient range of nutritionally complete plant-based wet dog food formulated with a blend of plant proteins.

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Hownd has extended its Plant Powered Superfood range with the launch of what it says is the world’s first ready-made porridge for dogs.

Beyond Chocolate partnership announces sustainability goals for Belgian market

Having launched in December 2018 with the support of Belgian Development Cooperation, Beyond Chocolate has released its second annual report.

The Vegan Kind undergoes vibrant new rebrand to reach broader audience

The Vegan Kind has teamed up with B&B studio to create a more modern look which reflects the brand's identity as ‘a store of tomorrow’.

CMA publishes Green Claims Code to tackle greenwashing in the UK

The CMA has published its Green Claims Code to help businesses understand how to communicate their green credentials.

Cytoplan makes significant investment in second production facility

Following another year of double-digit growth, food-based supplements brand Cytoplan is opening a new production facility in Malvern Link.

Swiss retail giant produces PET bottle made from carbon emissions

Swiss retail company Migros has produced what is claimed to be the world's first bottle with PET made from captured carbon emissions.

BetterYou lends nutritional support to Antarctic research expedition

BetterYou is supporting the Antarctic Quest 21 expedition to explore untrodden regions of the Antarctic Peninsula for environmental research.

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A new range of CBD confectionery called Sweet Botanist has launched in the UK, comprising Sweets and Gum in Mellow Mint and Mindful Mint.

UK survey by Forth reveals lack of understanding around perimenopause

Forth has revealed just how little people in the UK understand about the perimenopause, with 58% of women unaware how it affects their body.

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Following its participation in the Better Futures+ Programme, Stem & Glory has pledged to become carbon negative by the end of 2021.

Dispatch Nutrition aims to disrupt VMS sector with transdermal patch

Dispatch Nutrition has launched what it says is a revolutionary new way to take vitamins — through ‘the world’s thinnest’ transdermal patch.

OrganiCup changes name to AllMatters to suit product line expansion

OrganiCup has rebranded to AllMatters to coincide with the expansion of its range beyond menstrual cups into other personal care products.

FUL Foods introduces ‘climate active’ functional health drinks

FUL Foods has launched FUL Revive, a line of natural and functional vegan and 'climate active' health drinks. The drinks are low in calories, have...

Veg Capital acquires majority share in Devon-based vegan firm Clive’s

Vegan bakery Clive’s has secured a ‘game-changing’ investment from Veg Capital which will enable it to drive new product development.

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UpCircle is introducing three new products this October, all created using upcycled ingredients which would otherwise go to waste.