News in brief

PACK’D functional smoothie brand has taken to Crowdcube for its latest crowdfunding campaign with a target of £500,000 in order to facilitate the start-up’s next phase of growth.

Thomas Fudge has entered the flatbread category with the launch of three flavours, designed to pair with dips: Cheddar & Shallot; Chickpea & Sesame; and Tomato & Red Chilli.

Childs Farm natural skincare brand has announced the launch of its children’s range in Sainsbury’s.

UK medicinal cannabis investment vehicle, Sativa Investments, has formed the Sativa Foundation to fund academic research into medicinal cannabis and its benefits to and healthcare sector.

Piccolo has teamed up with Tommy’s on a special limited-edition multipack Olympic Oranges and will be donating 5% of profits from every box directly to support the charity.

BetterYou has scooped two accolades at The Beauty Shortlist’s 2018 Mama & Baby Awards, with its Magnesium Sleep Lotion Junior winning Best Sleep-Like-A-Baby Product and its DLuxInfant Vitamin D Oral Spray the Best Health Product for Infants/Young Children.

Green People’s Organic Babies range is now available in Waitrose.

Natural baby and child snack brand Heavenly Tasty Organics has officially launched in China.

Kallø has secured a listing in 80 WHSmith stores for its new low-calorie Popped Snacks range.

KIND snacks has a new listing with Costa Coffee, which will take three of the brand’s most popular variants: Dark Chocolate, Nuts & Sea Salt, Caramel Almond & Sea Salt and Peanut Butter & Dark Chocolate.

Benevo Vegan Pet Foods has been presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade, acknowledging its outstanding growth in exports in recent years.

Mid Wales honey producer, Hilltop Honey, has secured new listings retail listings with Tesco and Morrison’s.

Organic brand Luscious has launched five flavours of its ice cream in Selfridges Foodhall.