Lancashire-based heritage chocolate manufacturer Beech’s Fine Chocolates has launched a new 12-strong Gourmet pack range.
The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.
George Eustice MP, the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, has claimed that soil health will be central to the Government’s environment policy.
Daylesford Organic has launched a range of 15 organic teas and herbal infusions, including single-estate black teas, speciality teas and white teas.
Wyke Farms has united with OMSCo in a new joint business venture which the two parties have named The British Organic Dairy Company.
With online visitor registration now open, the countdown to Natural & Organic Products Europe 2018 has officially begun.
Living Nutrition has introduced three new kefir-kombucha fermentation activated products to its Alive Collection of supplements.
Health food retailer Food For Thought is collaborating with the Organic Wine Club in a new venture at its two stores in Guildford and Kingston.
Launching with a series of events at Whole Foods, Kinetic has introduced US brand Garden of Life to the UK with a range of organic supplements.
A new range of coconut vinegar-based hot sauces from Buko has launched onto UK shelves and is claimed to be a world first.
Healthy drinks brand WOW has expanded its product line-up with a new drink containing activated charcoal.
London streets have been awash with Jason hair care following a two-month sampling campaign with the free wellbeing title Balance Magazine.
New from BetterYou comes the DLux+ Vitamin D + K2 Oral Spray designed to support bone health.
Eversfield Organic has acquired The Well Hung Meat Company in a move that it says will place it in the top three organic box delivery businesses nationwide.
Boxing and rugby stars Chris Eubank Jr and Chris Robshaw have become the latest ambassadors for the natural drink brand Coco Fuzion 100.
Organic food champion, The Community Farm, has opened its first shop in Bath after gaining a firm following at the city’s Saturday Farmers’ Market.
Suranga Herath, CEO of English Tea Shop, publishes ‘top tips’ on how independents can ‘lead the way’ in combating global warming.
Delegates at the Royal Society of Medicine have heard that the true extent of pesticide use is at odds with the claims of the pesticide industry.
October saw the launch of the eco-conscious e-commerce start-up Wearth London, which champions UK brands with sustainable values.
The majority consumers struggle to identify a single portion of fruit or veg, according to survey results from the National Charity Partnership.
In a move said to ‘undermine’ Michael Gove’s animal welfare pledges, MPs have voted against the inclusion of animal sentience in the EU (Withdrawal) Bill.
Vegans warned about ‘unwittingly supporting animal exploitation’
January 22, 2018 Jim Manson
UK-based Ethical Consumer magazine has warned vegans that they could be “unwittingly supporting animal exploitation” as the companies behind many of the Britain’s leading vegan brands also have a heavy involvement in the meat and dairy industry.
British Homeopath Society takes NHS to court over CAM funding ban
The British Homeopathic Association (BHA) is taking the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) to court over a recent decision to ban public funding of homeopathy and other alternative medicines.
Juiceburst rebrands, reformulates, extends range
Soft drinks brand Juiceburst has reformulated and rebranded across its entire portfolio, as well as creating two new additions to its core range.
OTB receives £1.73m in funding
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) is to receive a loan from Triodos Bank, Europe’s leading sustainable bank, to help grow organic sales in the UK in 2018 and beyond.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
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 […]
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]