News in Brief

Independent cheese producer Wyke Farms has won a Green Apple Environmental Award for its integrated green approach.

Naturya Organic Spirulina was recently flagged up on Instagram when Ellie Goulding shared the ingredients she uses in her smoothies with her six million followers.

Essential’s Organic Peanut Butter has won best Vegetarian Store Cupboard Ingredient in The Veggie Awards 2015. “This is the best peanut butter I’ve ever tasted,” said judge, veggie cookery writer and chef Rose Elliot.

US brand Tofurky has launched in the UK with a range of chilled vegan deli slices and sausages made from organic tofu, and organic tempeh products.

Clearspring has introduced a range of kitchen cupboard gluten-free must-haves, including Organic Buckwheat Flour; Organic Instant Couscous, Polenta and Quinoa; and Organic Power Porridge.

New from Nairn’s comes two gluten-free offers – Gluten Free Stem Ginger Biscuit Breaks and Gluten Free Cracked Black Pepper Wholegrain Crackers – as well as a new organic product in the form of Organic Super Seeded Oatcakes.

Kiran Haisman has joined Pharma Nord as business development and area sales manager in the South West and South Wales.

Metcalfe’s skinny has announced the launch of its Popcorn Crisps range of gluten-free snacks in three initial flavours: Kettle Original; Sweet Chilli; and Say Cheese.