The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

New HSIS report emphasizes importance of supplementation in vegan diets

A new report by the HSIS highlights nutritional deficiencies of those on a vegan diet and stresses the importance of supplementation.

Vitamin C for COVID: take it seriously, Holford tells Hancock

Patrick Holford has co-authored a major scientific review positioning vitamin C as ‘a game-changer for COVID’ and sent it to Government.

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Dr Trouble limited edition bottles of African Lemon Chilli and Oak Smoked Chilli sauce support the International Anti-Poaching Foundation.

Natracare welcomes Government move to axe tampon tax

Natracare welcomes the Government decision to remove the 5% VAT rate on period care products, more commonly known as the ‘tampon tax’.

Faith In Nature introduces closed loop practice

Sustainable beauty pioneer Faith In Nature has introduced a new closed loop practice to provide more ways for consumers to cut plastic waste.

Almost one in ten Tel Avivians identify as vegan or vegetarian

A new survey commissioned by Tel Aviv Global & Tourism reveals 4% of Tel Aviv residents identify as vegan and 4.5% as vegetarian.

UK standards could be ‘undermined’ by misuse of antibiotics in imported...

A new report byThe Alliance to Save our Antibiotics warns of the threat to public health posed by the misuse of antibiotics in some countries.

Soupologie introduces ‘five-a-day first’ meal pot sub-brand Foodologie

Vegan soup brand Soupologie has announced two new product ranges launching under the sub-brand Foodologie.

The Collective creates ‘game-changing’ line of dairy-free yoghurts

The Collective has entered into the plant-based arena with a new range of live, dairy-free, Greek-style yoghurts aimed at flexitarians.

DAME expands range with innovative reusable period pads

In its mission to make periods sustainable, acceptable and accessible to all DAME has ‘redesigned the period pad for the 21st Century’.

Fife health store sets up school fundraiser initiative

A Fife health store has celebrated 30 years by launching a scheme where 5% of its online sales will be donated to schools in the area.

UK Government offers free vitamin D supplements to 2.7MN vulnerable people...

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced that 2.7 million at-risk individuals across England are to be offered free vitamin D.

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Former international rugby playing brothers Charlie Simpson-Daniel and James Simpson-Daniel have launched three healthy food/drink brands.

The Savourists innovate in snacking sector

In what it says is a category first, ‘challenger’ snack brand The Savourists has launched an innovative line of savoury bars.

Pip Organic sparkles with new drinks line

Pip Organic has created a line of sparkling drinks aimed at all the family and made with 100% organic fruit juice and sparkling water.

Passage Foods brings award-winning vegan bowls to UK market

Australian brand Passage Foods’ latest UK launch is Passage to India 90 Second Veg Curry Bowls for a quick and easy vegan meal.

No.1 Living expands functional fermented line

Jonny Wilkinson-founded No.1 Living has added to its bottled kombuchas with new Kombucha Health Shots and sparkling Water Kefirs.

Wild Science Lab launches with clean hair and skincare solutions

Wild Science Lab is a new natural beauty brand committed to producing clean, botanical and sustainable hair and skincare products.

NATRUE joins British Beauty Council

NATRUE has announced that Mark Smith has been appointed to represent it on the affiliate board of the British Beauty Council (BBC).

Planet Organic rolls out nationwide delivery service

London-based Planet Organic is for the first time offering nationwide delivery of its entire range with a chosen day fulfilment service.