My. Hair Care’s latest launch is a line of Rescue My. Hair Shampoo Bars, handmade soap-free bars with a pH level of 5.5 designed to maintain the scalp’s natural moisture levels.
Winner of the Judge’s Choice Award at Natural & Organic Products Europe 2019, Blessing Anti-Pollution Light Face Serum is the latest launch from Antipodes.
From pregnancy massage oils to baby toys made from sustainable materials, today’s parents are turning their backs on synthetics in favour of a more natural approach, reports Claire Lavelle
Sussex-based co-op Infinity Foods has released a statement around its stance on plastic packaging to offer a detailed answer to the question it is frequently asked: why is its own label range not packed in biodegradable or compostable material?
The latest offer from Superfoodies is an innovative new range of functional drinks combining medicinal mushrooms with coffee.
In what the brand calls a ‘world first’, Ronald Britton has launched a plastic-free glitter, Cosmetic Bioglitter Pure.
Growing concern about the presence of fatbergs in the UK’s sewers, along with mounting plastic pollution in the world’s oceans, has led organic personal hygiene brand Natracare to develop and launch what it says is Europe’s ‘first truly flushable’ moist tissue wipe.
Alba Botanica has introduced two freshly fragranced body scrubs, which employ natural exfoliating ingredients to unveil soft, smooth, freshly cleansed skin.
Avalon Organics has introduced two new hair care products: Smooth Shine Apple Cider Vinegar Conditioner Shampoo and Conditioner.
No Ordinary is a natural and organic vegan hair and skincare line created by Leicestershire-based hairdresser Gavin Taylor.
The UK is to lead the world in the development of a system of sustainable packaging which moves away from oil-based plastics, with the help of a £60 million investment from Government.
Hampshire-based brand balmkind has introduced two new Lip Balms designed to keep lips hydrated and protected without the use of parabens, mineral oil or paraffin wax.
Founded by professional make-up artist Michelle Doan, US natural and organic brand Emani Vegan Cosmetics has launched in the UK.
Launching in July in the UK is Glee Gum, a 100% natural, plastic-free, biodegradable and sugar-free chewing gum line packaged in recycled cardboard. Naturally sweetened with xylitol, the gum contains no artificial colours, flavours, sweeteners or preservatives, and comes in four varieties: Peppermint, Watermelon, Lemon-Lime and Bubblegum. Unlike mainstream synthetic gums, Glee Gum uses chicle, […]
Wessanen UK-owned Fairtrade tea brand Clipper has announced it will go plastic-free by summer 2018.
Roqberry is a new British brand offering what it calls a creative collection of hand-blended fusions and single-source variety teas.
Outback Organics has announced the release of the first candle to join its extensive range of natural skincare and beauty products.
The Co-op is bringing to market a fully biodegradable tea bag to replace that which is currently used in its well-known own-brand ‘99 Tea Blend’ range.
A campaign started by anti-plastic campaigners and gardeners is urging consumers to switch from tea bags to loose tea to avoid plastic contamination of garden compost.
New natural feminine care brand FLO has hit UK shelves with the aim of offering affordable, healthier, eco-friendly menstrual products. The Hackney-based start-up was founded by Tara Priya Chandra and Susan Allen after they had difficulty finding organic cotton tampons in London. FLO tampons are made in the EU from certified organic, 100% cotton tampons […]
Triodos Bank calls for ‘radical’ change
June 25, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Triodos Bank has launched a vision paper calling for a ‘radical systemic transition’ away from current production-focused systems
Mary-Jane’s Coffee opens its first CBD café
The man behind Mary-Jane’s Coffee, Jon Antoniou, has opened the South West’s first CBD cafe in Bristol’s Whiteladies Road in a bid to provide ‘a quality, affordable and great-tasting way to take CBD daily’.
News in brief
Chunky Chocolate and Chunky Orange Chocolate with Baobab are the first bars from Prodigy Snacks, a start-up which uses clean, natural ingredients with nutritional benefits to reimagine classic chocolate favourites. Bells & Whistles has launched a new vegan cake line in three flavours: Berry & Cashew, Nut Truffle and Ginger & Apricot. The gluten-, milk- […]
BetterYou reveals new-look website
Natural health brand BetterYou has unveiled its updated website, betteryou.com, with a fresh new look and feel as well as some added initiatives designed to enhance performance and delivery.
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
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.
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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 […]
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. […]