News in brief

Tree of Life is now the UK distributer of the Beloved date brand from Oman as Beloved embarks on a £1 million consumer drive to build sales through health stores.

The Organic Protein Company has made an initial donation of over £1,100 to Compassion in World Farming as part of its commitment to donate 25p
for every pack of its organic whey protein produced.

Paleo bar producer The Primal Pantry hopes to drive sales after recently partnering with a private investor. It aims to grow its distribution in the UK from 1,000 to 2,000 retail outlets by the end of the year.

Look out for inSpiral’s Kale-os kale chips, winner of Best New Organic Food Product at Natural & Organic Products Europe this year, due out in July.

Innocent Drinks has launched two sparkling blends of fruit juice and spring water in Lemon, Lime & Apple and Tropical varieties and containing one of your five-a-day at just 90 calories per can.

Adding to its street food offer, Cauldron has introduced its Sicilian Arancini – rice infused with mozzarella, aubergine and garlic, encased in a crispy crumb – inspired from the street stalls of the Mediterranean.

Life Food Products has introduced two new ranges: Crawnchies, the first 100% raw stackable vegetable crisps in Spicy Paprika, Pumpkin Curcuma and Sea Lettuce flavours; and Raw Protein Superfood Powders.

Nuva natural flavoured water brand has launched with three sugar-free flavours: Cucumber & Garden Mint; Ginger & Lemon and Melon & Jasmine.