After 18 months of building refurbishment, As Nature Intended has reopened its Balham store – the first branch to open without any plastic bags.
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Dubbed ‘The window to the future’ by independent retailer John McKee – director of Hanover Health Foods – Natural & Organic Products Europe has announced a 3% rise in attendance figures for 2019, with an attendance of 10,298 over the two-day show at ExCeL.
The Organic Trade Board calls Wake up to Organic 2018 its ‘biggest and most successful event yet’, with engagement on all levels up from last year.
The Hurly Burly range of organic, fresh, raw slaws have launched onto the health food scene through Wholefoods, Planet Organic and As Nature Intended.
Greenfrog Botanic, which produces a bodycare range based on Himalayan soapberries, is crowdfunding in a bid to raise £160,000. The healthy, ethical and environmentally-friendly company, founded by Nick and Julie Bridger, aims to use the cash to expand its range and rapidly grow its sales. The company’s Botanical Handwash and Bodywash are available in Rose […]
Leading organic brands and retailers – Doves Farm, Neal’s Yard, Pukka Herbs, Viridian Nutrition and As Nature Intended – are joining campaign group Beyond GM on the UK leg of Canadian rocker Neil Young’s latest world tour. Young’s 2016 UK/EU tour continues with the ecological and anti-corporate themes explored in his latest albums, The Monsanto Years […]
This year’s Wake up to Organic campaign kicked off last weekend at Natural & Organic Products Europe with the help of food blogger Laura Scott. Scott got the ball rolling by demonstrating how retailers can inspire customers to make easy low-cost breakfast swaps to get them into organic in a simple and achievable way. The […]
Aduna has launched its #MakeBaobabFamous campaign, aiming to increase awareness of the African superfruit to ultimately lead to sustainable income for ten million households currently living in poverty. At the heart of the campaign is a partnership between Aduna, Virgin Media and Holland & Barrett whose 740 UK stores have had a #MakeBaobabFamous makeover and […]
Next month marks a year since the soft launch of Organic for the People, the 100% organic, plant-based store which popped up in London with the clear intention of making organic food and drink ‘price accessible’. Located directly opposite As Nature Intended in Ealing High Street, the store, which is still in its first phase, […]
Organic supermarket As Nature Intended is set to open a sixth London store this Autumn. The 3,300 sq ft Marble Arch store will be the retailer’s biggest yet and will “pick up where our Spitalfields store left off”, says MD Jeff Martin. “Spitalfields – which opened in Spring 2014 – has an industrial, slightly edgy […]
In 2014 growth among independent retailers significantly outpaced that of the supermarkets, according to the recently published Soil Association Organic Market Report 2015. The report reveals that sales outside multiples rose by 8.7% to £558.6 million, exceeding £10 million a week for the first time and representing 30% of the organic market. A recent Soil […]
Leading organic businesses expect the organic market to grow steadily through 2015 with the prospect that sales will break through the £2 billion barrier in 2016.* According to surveys conducted in early 2015 by the Soil Association, 76% of wholesalers, 67% of independent retailers and 63% of leading organic brands anticipate increased sales in 2015. […]
Viridian Nutrition and As Nature Intended recently partnered on a striking ‘street advert’ campaign. Around 40 jointly branded ads were positioned on pavements on the streets surrounding the retailer’s new Spitalfields store. The ads are created by designing a template that is placed on the pavement, then the area is ‘hyper-cleaned’ using a special pressure […]
Natural and organic retailer As Nature Intended is due to open a new store on the border of Spitalfields and Shoreditch in East London in late April to early May. The store will be a full-sized store spanning 3,500sq ft and offering organic produce, ambient and chilled grocery, frozen foods, natural remedies and skincare as […]
Organic supermarket As Nature Intended opened its new ‘optimum wellbeing’ concept store earlier this week at the new Westfield Stratford City shopping centre in east London. (more…)
Sharing his extensive retail knowledge at Natural & Organic Products Europe last month, Jeff Martin, operations director at As Nature Intended told audience members in the packed out seminar theatre that when it came to selling natural beauty products, independent retailers needed to be “more slick”. (more…)
First Goodbody Wellness CBD shop opens in Bath
July 15, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Sativa Group Plc has opened Goodbody Wellness in Bath, a specialist retail store offering consumers a range of over 50 CBD products.
Report highlights how medicines, lifestyles and diet are ‘killing’ women’s nutrient levels
A new report highlights the extent to which medicines, lifestyles and poor diet are ‘killing’ vitamin and mineral levels, leading to potentially serious health issues for women.
On 26 June the 2019 edition of the Soil Association BOOM Awards were marked with a ceremony and drinks reception at Oval Space, London.
Boots concept store signals brand ‘reinvention’
Health and beauty retailer Boots says its new 28,500 sq ft flagship store in London’s Covent Garden represents the start of a brand ‘reinvention’.
Beyond the little bottles
June 12, 2019 Ross Harris
From the yoghurt drinks of the ‘90s to Unilever’s recent investment in ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are still a hot topic – but consumer confusion is rife, discovers Kate Miller, and puzzling legislation isn’t helping (more…)
The carbon pawprint
A far cry from the proverbial dogs’ dinner, the pet industry is now booming with healthier and greener options. From zero waste shampoo bars to premium natural and organic foods, Sharna Waid finds out what retailers are stocking to meet the demands of a growing community of eco-conscious pet parents (more…)
As more consumers seek alcohol-free, low-sugar and sustainably produced beverages, Jane Wolfe speaks with some natural and organic soft drinks brands to discover how they are ticking all the boxes (more…)
The heart of the matter
Dr Decker Weiss is a naturopathic cardiologist with an important message about inflammation. Here, Rosie Greenaway relays some of the key messages conveyed during his 2018 retailer roadshow, and discovers why ignoring the red flags could be catastrophic for cardiovascular health
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]
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AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]
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 […]
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Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]