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Munchy Seeds
Munchy Seeds

The latest snippets of company news from NPN

Suffolk-based Munchy Seeds is now supplying Wholefoods Market with its three seed mixes – Honey Roasted, Mega Omega and Sweet Chilli – in 125g sharing bags.

Turkish brand Olivos has launched a three-strong range of natural Olive Oil Shower Gels (750ml) in Goat Milk, Collagen and avocado variants.

WAKEcup recently kicked off a challenge for consumers to go a week without using any single-use plastics post inspiring Instagram content using the hashtag #1weekplasticfree. The brand is aiming to motivate one million people around the world to take part in the challenge during 2020.

Just Water has introduced its first infused flavoured water range made from 100% fruit extracts. The new Lemon, Lime, and Tangerine flavours are packaged in low-carbon, plant-based, refillable and recyclable cartons, made from 82% renewable resources.

Vegan organic confectionery maker Booja-Booja has appointed the brand strategist and made-in-Britain specialist Simon Middleton as head of marketing. The brand has also launched a new ice cream flavour: Heavens on Earth, described as a mint chocolate truffle ‘delight’, in over 40 Waitrose stores.

New from Gregory’s Tree are two no added sugar Fruit With A Twist treats in Organic Strawberry and Blueberry & Raspberry Double Fruit.

UK peanut butter brand Manilife – which sources all its peanuts from a single-family fun farm in Argentina ­– has announced a new listing in over 700 Sainsbury’s stores.

Purely Plantain has unveiled a vibrant new brand identity and fresh packaging designed to celebrate its Ecuadorian ties. It has also announced a significant investment by Westlab founder Scott Livingston.

Dutch-based brand Bottle Up has launched in the UK with its pre-filled, reusable, BPA free, plant-based water bottles. The bottles will be sold in 438 WHSmith locations across the UK including train stations and airports.

Plant-based food brand Follow Your Heart has secured new listings in Tesco stores for its Original Vegenaise, Smoked Gouda and Medium Cheddar Slices.