Research published by The Greenpeace Research Laboratories has revealed that women are being misled by greenwashing claims made by menstrual product brands.
Conscious House has introduced a collection of beauty products designed to show that natural and ethical skincare can be luxurious and affordable.
Hemsley Organics is a recently launched UK brand offering skincare products infused with traditional reiki energy to aid both skin and wellbeing.
The rapid uptake of compostable and biodegradable plastic alternatives could be making marine pollution worse, a committee of Parliamentarians has warned.
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.
Good Hemp claims UK’s first CBD plant-based milk
November 8, 2019 Jane Wolfe
In what it says is a UK first, Good Hemp is launching a range of CBD plant-based milks this month, starting with CBD Barista Seed Milk.
SFT calls for all UK political parties to commit to key food policies
The Sustainable Food Trust is urging UK political parties to prioritize the advancement of an environmentally sustainable and healthy food system.
Climate change report cast organic in ‘false and negative light’
A new study about organic farming and greenhouse gas emissions has been criticized for portraying organic in a ‘false and negative light’.
Charity calls for end to ‘unfair’ VAT on plant milks
PLANT-based food charity Proveg International is calling for an end to the ‘unequal and unfair’ taxation of plant-based milk compared to cow’s milk.
Living life on the veg
October 28, 2019 Ross Harris
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
With 72% of adults reporting that they exercise on a weekly basis, Kate Miller highlights why a broader definition of sports nutrition could be advantageous
The K word
With celebrity followers helping boost its appeal the keto diet is still very much in vogue. But does it sit comfortably within the natural health sector?
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. […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]