News in brief


The latest bites of news from NPN

Chococo has revealed its collection of handmade Easter Eggs for 2020 featuring three new eggs, including a Dark Chocolate Agave Honeycombe Egg, a new range of cubist Easter bunnies and new contents for its original eggs.

Sun Chlorella A Powder is 100% pure chlorella, created using DYNO-Mill technology to help break down the cell walls of the algae ensuring users get the most nutrients possible. The product is certified by Informed Sport.

The Seed Fund will open for entry on Saturday 1 February, with 12 spots up for grabs on its summer Academy. For the first time, marks will be set aside for socially responsible initiatives during the initial application stage and judging process, so the organizers are particularly keen to hear from value-driven UK businesses.

Waitrose & Partners is launching a ‘Love your Gut’ range, developed by nutritionists. The initial offer comprises two soups, including Carrot, Apple & Turmeric Soup with Cider Vinegar, and two kefir drinks.

Holy Moly is entering the Food-on-the-go category with a three-SKU range of chip-n’-dip-style Snack Pots. The new line pairs the brand’s all-natural Original Guacamole with vegetable crudités, tortilla chips and boiled egg.

HayMax organic drug-fee allergen barrier balms have won two prestigious awards: a Janey Loves Platinum Award and Best Allergy Remedy from Healthy Magazine.

The Turmeric Co has officially launched its range of healthy shot drinks into Ireland. The shots are now available in over 100 Dunnes stores across the country, as well as selected SPARs.

The Leaf Life CBD has won best new product in the Health Food Business magazine’s yearly product awards.

Independent coffee roastery Coaltown Coffee Roasters, based in Ammanford, South Wales, has become one of the first B Corp-certified coffee companies in the UK.

Scottish snack brand Podberry has gained new listings with UK-based distributor The Bay Tree as well as Middle East supermarket chain Lulu.

Social Enterprise Giki has released a new Plant Based badge, available on its app. The new badge makes it easy for consumers to identify plant-based products available in major UK supermarkets.