Trailblazing health and wellbeing retailer Planet Organic has acquired As Nature Intended, the chain of seven London-based organic and natural food stores.
As Nature Intended
As Nature Intended has announced the opening of its new Dulwich store on Saturday 7 September, which will bring its total shop count to seven.
After 18 months of building refurbishment, As Nature Intended has reopened its Balham store – the first branch to open without any plastic bags.
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…)
Beauty Kitchen lends a helping hand to Scottish Government
April 7, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Beauty Kitchen is officially supplying the Scottish Government with 50,000 units of hand sanitizer for the NHS, social care and other front-line services.
Nurture Brands acquires The Primal Pantry
Nurture Brands – which owns Rebel Kitchen, EMILY and Ape – has added natural snack brand The Primal Pantry to its plant-based food and drink portfolio.
Biotiful Dairy claims UK kefir first
Biotiful Dairy has created the first innovation of its kind to launch in the UK – Kefir Cheese – in a bid to shake up the soft cheese category.
Recycled material called into action for H&M collection
Organic, vegan and innovative recycled materials are all called into action in H&M’s latest ‘circular fashion’ collection.
After the gold rush
CBD is the fastest growing category the natural products sector has ever known. But a new phase is being ushered in, Jim Manson reports.
Keeping a clear head
The market for low- and no-alcohol drinks is booming thanks to a clear-headed millennial market of discerning soberistas, Claire Lavelle reports.
Come fly with me …
With mounting appreciation of the negative environmental cost of flying, how can consumers help protect themselves and the planet when taking to the skies?
The rise of clean and conscious beauty
The Natural Beauty & Spa Show is back at ExCeL London. Do you have the date in your diary? Okay, great. Now let us inspire you with what to expect …
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 […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
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. […]
Garden of Life®
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 […]