News in brief

Virtue Drinks
Virtue Drinks

Snippets of the latest company news from NPN

Virtue Drinks’ new yerba mate natural energy drinks have no sugar or calories and come in Peach and Strawberry & Lime.

FourFriends Pet Foods has developed a line of grain-free dog snacks using single source proteins, with varieties including Salmon with cranberries and Turkey with carrots.

Real Good Ketchup has launched a large version of its 100% natural, no added sugar, Squeezy Tomato Ketchup in a new 100% recyclable 685g bottle.

Nush has launched its almond m*lk spreadable cheese into Marks & Spencer. It will also be rolled out in May to Waitrose Online, JD’s, Suma, The Health Store, CLF, Hunts, Cress Co, Foodspeed and AM Brands.

French intimate care brand Baûbo has announced a partnership with non-profit organization Gynaecology Without Borders (Gynécologie Sans Frontières).

Global food brand Sanissimo has launched into the UK with its new Salmas Authentic Mexican Recipe Oven Baked Corn Crackers in two varieties: Original and Chia & Flax.

Gluten-free bakery Davina Steel has launched a seven-strong line of sweet and savoury baked snacks including Crostini in Garlic & Rosemary, Onion, and Lightly Salted; Biscotti in Lemon & Poppy Seed and Orange & Choc Chip.

Egmont Manuka Honey has secured a listing for its four varieties in with Holland & Barrett stores nationwide, as well as online.

DRTY zero-carb hard seltzer canned drink is now available in the UK. Available in White Citrus and Raspberry Rosé flavours, the crisp sugar-free beverage clocks in at 90 calories and 4% ABV.

HTC Health has hired Barbara Usak as its new technical and regulatory advisor due to recent growth with new clients and expanded services to existing customers.

Ronald Britton Ltd has developed what it says is the only iridescent effect glitter available on the market that is microplastic-free.

Transcend Packaging has been selected to provide safe, sustainable paper straws to Showcase Cinemas’ 21 UK venues to replace plastic straws ahead of the Government ban in April.