Following the success of its Raw Apple Cyder Vinegar, Aspall has added a new variant containing natural unpasteurized honey.
The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.
Pukka Herbs has relaunched its popular Detox tea under a new name – Feel New – following the ASA ruling in May 2018 that whilst Pukka could continue to sell the tea, it could not advertise it in the UK (We’ll keep selling 100% legal Detox tea’). Pukka has now changed the name and reviewed […]
The owner of a Leamington Spa juice bar who pleaded guilty in August to breaching the EU Nutrition & health Claims Regulation, has had the fines imposed on her cut by an appeal judge. The Pure & Raw juice bar had made a series of unauthorised claims in store and on its website – including […]
Leading UK wholesaler Suma is introducing a bold and colourful new look across its entire business, including its 1,000-plus own-brand products and fleet of trucks.
Ahead of the release of his new book The Hybrid Diet, nutritionist and author Patrick Holford announces a nationwide tour, set to commence on 20 March 2019 at Sheaf Street Health Store in Daventry.
Supplements brand BioCare becomes the second brand to partner with nutritional therapist and blogger Madeleine Shaw in two months.
UK superfood soup brand Soupologie has added two fresh innovations to its offer: Viva La Vinegar Drinking Vinegars and Five-a-Day Soups.
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.
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.
Market intelligence agency Mintel predicts that ‘sub-zero waste’ is the direction the beauty and personal care sector will head towards in 2019 as the zero waste philosophy gains momentum globally.
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.
Sainsbury’s has become the first UK multiple to stock edible insects as Eat Grub secures its first supermarket listing.
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 […]
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 film – introduced by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky – explores social prescribing and looks at organizations who […]
Cox & Co is a new chocolate brand, which has come to market with a range of 35g and 70g bars blending single-origin, farm-to-bar cacao with superfoods.
Cotswolds-based Just Wholefoods has added to its range of plant-based foods with its latest 100% vegan innovation, Organic Sunflower Mince.
Claiming to be the UK’s first restaurant offering cannabis-infused cuisine, The Canna Kitchen is due to open in Brighton’s Duke Street tomorrow (1 December).
London retail technology start-up NearSt has partnered with Google to give the high street a boost by making it easier for UK shoppers to discover what their local stores have in stock.
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.
Eat Real has added three new products to its range of healthier, vegan snacks.
BioCare partners with Madeleine Shaw
January 21, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Supplement specialist BioCare has announced a new influencer partnership with health and food blogger Madeleine Shaw in a bid to attract a younger audience to the brand.
Deborah Meaden backs Pure Grain Bread
Robert Sak, founder of gluten-free brand Pure Grain Breads, has gained a new business partner in the form of Deborah Meaden, following his appearance on the BBC show Dragons’ Den.
MIA launches new superfood flavour bar
Ethical food brand MIA has added a Baobab & Salted Nibs variant to its range of chocolate bars, which are wholly produced, crafted and packaged in Madagascar.
Vitamin D top sales of £442M VMS market
Vitamin D has overtaken vitamin C as the UK’s most widely used single vitamin according to a new research published by Mintel.
Pick of the products 2018
December 18, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
One of the most fascinating things about our industry – apart from the continual development and discovery (or rediscovery) of health-giving ingredients and their benefits, leading to a stream of innovation – are the ethical strides taken to make it a sector to be truly proud of. When, in 2018 the nation received a rude […]
Mind full less
Rather than making life easier, our increasing connectivity is raising the nation’s stress levels as we strive to remain available at all times for all people, while also allaying our fear of missing out (FOMO). Jane Wolfe looks at why we could all do with taking a few deep breaths (more…)
Turning over a new leaf
As the smoke clears around a fresh wave of legislation, Matt Chittock explores how next-generation healthy cannabis products are setting new highs for health stores – no Rizlas required (more…)
Nuts about healthy breakfasts
It started with the avocado, then came the kale smoothie. Now, nut butters and nut milks are at the heart of healthy breakfasts across the UK. Hayley Coristine looks at what’s fueling the interest, brands to watch and what’s next for the most important meal of the day (more…)
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.
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]
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 […]