New research has found that postmenopausal women who partook in a daily snack of almonds saw a marked improvement in wrinkle width and severity.
Dairy-free brand Nush has entered the UK cheese category with the launch of its new line of vegan Spreadable Cheese.
Dairy alternative and free from company Delamere Dairy has launched a new brand of nut-based drinks.
Divine Chocolate has launched three new gift bags ahead of the Christmas period.
A new fermented cheese, Cicioni, has launched in the UK, created by vegan and raw food expert Daniela Cicioni.
Spanish company Brindisa has launched a range of nutty snacks, including a trio of Catalan almonds.
Allergy groups have welcomed an announcement by Alpro that it will start removing ‘may contain traces of almonds and hazelnuts’ labelling from its products. The move follows a U-turn by the company on a decision to merge production of nut-based drinks with its soya, rice and oat products. The company started applying ‘may contain’ labelling on […]
Defiant H&B tells ASA it has ‘no remit to rule on food claims’
December 10, 2019 Jim Manson
Leading health food retailer Holland & Barrett says the Advertising Standards Authority has ‘no remit to rule on food claims’.
News in brief
Sustainable skincare range Zero, by Skin Academy, has secured national distribution with a listing for the full range online and in 84 Lloyds Pharmacy’s.
SFT challenges BBC documentary
A documentary exposing the ‘devastating effect on eco systems’ of meat has been countered by farmers who challenge its position about meat reduction.
Valley Fest gives back
Valley Fest – in collaboration with organic brand and headline partner Yeo Valley – has reported a charity fundraising total of £12,199 from summer 2019.
Pick of the products 2019
November 28, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s lips, our sector was pioneering its ‘better for you and the planet’ products long before the phrase hit the mainstream. As the world plays catch-up, here’s a review of the trendsetting […]
With irritable bowel syndrome affecting approximately 12 million people in the UK, Jane Wolfe finds out how diet and lifestyle changes can significantly help sufferers, and investigates the low-FODMAP solution (more…)
Living life on the veg
Plates of lifeless veg and soggy ‘fishless fingers’ are a thing of the past. Rosie Greenaway orders the vegan catch of the day, explores today’s sophisticated veggie market, and discovers just how much the nation’s love of animal products is costing the planet (more…)
The whole package
Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
Leading the discussion around sustainability in retail
The Sustainability in Retail Forum is the new conference designed to help senior executives within leading retailers from across the Nordic region meet the ever-evolving challenges around sustainability. Taking place 13 November 2019, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, the event is co-located with the award-winning trade exhibitions Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia. Facing the […]
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]