Aduna has announced the launch of its latest product, 100% natural and organic Fonio Ancient Super-Grain, positioned as the ‘new quinoa’.
New from Nutrivitality comes a daily collagen drink, SkinGlo, claiming to offer plumper, smoother, younger-looking skin within as little as two weeks.
Natural beauty brand lavera has extended its skincare line with a selection of natural, biodegradable vegan sheet masks.
New from trichologist Simone Thomas comes a food supplement brand launching with a vegan and vegetarian two-piece collection.
Marigold Health Foods has launched its latest product, Super Engevita Yeast Flakes, described as a ‘superfood condiment’.
A new study into Alzheimer’s disease has found that omega-3 fats and B vitamins can slow brain shrinkage by up to 73% in those with high homocysteine levels and initial signs of memory decline. The research, led by Professor David Smith, the scientific advisor for Food for the Brain, was published in the American Journal […]
One in four people over 50 are predicted to develop Alzheimer’s, currently suffered by 850,000 people in Britain. Currently there are no effective drug treatments, and none in development that look promising, however the good news is that it in many cases it can be prevented. Leading dementia experts estimate that more than half the […]
Taking B vitamins doesn’t slow mental decline as we age, nor is it likely to prevent Alzheimer’s disease, a study by researchers at Oxford University has concluded. Lead researcher, Dr Robert Clarke, went as far as saying that the study “draws a line under under the debate” on B vitamins and cognitive decline. The Oxford […]
New ‘backwards’ refill rules hit Brighton & Hove
December 12, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Customers at Infinity Foods have expressed annoyance at changes to its refills system – changes which the retailer had to make to conform to regulations.
Plastic use up as supermarkets backtrack on pledges to cut back
The amount of plastic produced and used by UK supermarkets rose this year, according to a report by Greenpeace and the Environmental Investigation Agency.
Zeroing in on the plastic-free opportunity
The historic UK spa town of Tunbridge Wells is the venue for one of the country’s newest plastic-free retailers, The Zero Waste Company
SFT welcomes HRH Prince of Wales as Patron
It has been announced that HRH The Prince of Wales has accepted an invitation from the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) to become the charity’s Patron.
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
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]