The Cultured Food Company has introduced its latest live creation, Organic Fermented Beet Kvass Beetroot & Ginger Drink, to the UK market.
Drawing on recent evidence that gut bacteria requires 19 different types of fibre to remain healthy, Chuckling Goat has created a Complete Prebiotic powder.
New from trichologist Simone Thomas comes a food supplement brand launching with a vegan and vegetarian two-piece collection.
The latest product from Solgar is Ultibio Immune, an innovative formula scientifically proven to support the immune system during cold winter months.
Ancient knowledge and modern research are combining to make winter remedies even more effective in 2019, explains Matt Chittock (more…)
The latest innovation from Abacus Foods is a three-strong line of gluten-free and vegan Seaweed Crisps in Lightly Salted, Salt & Vinegar and Cheese.
Chuckling Goat has created a Brown Rice Kefir in what it says is a ‘world first’, following customer demand for a vegan, gluten-free kefir option.
New Zealand brand Manuka Doctor has produced a range of three Anti-Redness skincare products to help rebalance skin and restore a calm complexion.
Swedish-based New Nordic has extended its range of supplements with what it claims are the world’s first Apple Cider Gummies.
In collaboration with gut health testing company Carbiotix, health food brand TrooFoods is offering a gut health tracking service to customers.
New research from Mintel highlighting the trends driving innovation in UK skincare, has revealed that British brands are leading the way globally in a number of areas, including facial skincare targeting the microbiome.
The BBC has been criticized by daily online news publication Nutra Ingredients for its coverage of a new study conducted by a group of scientists at the Weizman Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel.
The disruptive personal care brand Mother Dirt says its complete biome-friendly product line is now available in the EU and UK.
Researchers say that regular use of antiperspirants kills off beneficial bacteria that are thought to help protect against infection and disease. The scientists, from North Carolina Central University, found that alcohol and other chemicals in these products radically altered the populations of single-celled organisms that live in our armpits. Lead researcher, Dr Julie Horvath, said: “We […]
Canadian scientists say that 70% of bottled water on sale on the High Street contains high levels of bacteria. They warn that the presence of high levels of bacteria may put pregnant women and other vulnerable groups at risk. (more…)
Government urged to force reformulation of pre-mixed alcoholic drinks
January 21, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Following a new product survey highlighting the high sugar content of RTD spirits, Action on Sugar is calling on Government to make producers reformulate.
Meat-free food sales up 40%, says Mintel
Sales of meat-free foods rose by 40% between 2014-2019, according to Mintel. The research firm reports 23% of all new UK food products in 2019 were vegan.
Tribunal judge rules ethical veganism is ‘philosophical belief’
In a landmark legal case, a tribunal judge has ruled that ethical veganism qualifies as a ‘philosophical belief and must be afforded special protections.
Pukka’s Herb Hub pops up in Covent Garden
PUKKA Herbs pop-up café the Herb Hub is coming to the end of its stay in the Seven Dials area of Covent Garden in London.
Say yes to sustainable sex
December 19, 2019 Sharna Waid
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (more…)
New Year, new stress
Is the pressure we put upon ourselves to change during January causing us problems? Alice Wright considers whether unrealistic New Year’s resolutions could be doing more harm than good, and discusses some gentler, alternative options to ease customers stress-free into 2020 (more…)
Pick of the products 2019
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]