Just Gourmet Foods, the brainchild of food industry expert Gianfranco Perri, is a new distributor that has launched with a mission to deliver high-end, clean, artisan Italian food across the UK and Ireland.
British start-up The Uncommon has produced a UK-first: English sparkling wine in a can, with only 2g of sugar per litre (compared with 14g for prosecco).
Organic food brand Clearspring has launched a new range of Biodynamic Demeter Organic Italian Pasta Sauces and Passatas.
New hair care brand OWAY has launched in the UK with 14 products all made from ingredients grown on Ortofficina biodynamic farm in Bologna. Sourced from fair trade networks, the hair care treatments, colour and styling products contain at least 92% natural ingredients including essential oils such as rosemary, sage, lemon balm, thyme, mint and […]
The organic, biodynamic Laverstoke Park Farm, located in Hampshire, is the base for a new ITV 1 series which started last night (26 January) in which TV personalities attempt to go completely sugar-free. The three-part show, Sugar Free Farm, features celebs including comedian Rory McGrath, singer Jane McDonald and actress and dancer Jennifer Ellison, as […]
Weleda has launched its latest product, Arnica Muscle Soak – an aromatic bath milk which aims to soothe both body and mind while relaxing muscles and tired limbs. Arnica has a long history of use for rheumatic pain, muscular pain and stiffness, backache, bruising, cramp and sprains, and contains over 150 active compounds. The soak […]
Emmanuel Giboulot, the biodynamic winegrower who was taken to court for ignoring an official order to spray his vines with insecticide, has been instructed to pay a fine of €500 by a French court. On 7 April Giboulot, who faced a maximum sentence of six months in prison and a fine of €300,000, was sentenced […]
A biodynamic winemaker appeared before a French court yesterday to face charges of failing to spray his vines with insecticide. Prosecutors requested that Emmanuel Giboulot be made to pay a fine of €1,000, but the court in Dijon could impose a maximum sentence of a six months in prison and a fine of €300,000. Giboulot […]
Essential Trading is launching a range of five biodynamic, fairtrade, organic herbal teas. (more…)
BioCare partners with Madeleine Shaw
Dec 6, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
Supplements brand BioCare becomes the second brand to partner with nutritional therapist and blogger Madeleine Shaw in two months.
Soupologie reveals innovative new lines
UK superfood soup brand Soupologie has added two fresh innovations to its offer: Viva La Vinegar Drinking Vinegars and Five-a-Day Soups.
HFMA awards Georgie Young as Blogger of the Year
Georgie Young, the writer behind the health and wellbeing blog Greens of the Stone Age, has been named Blogger of the Year by the HFMA.
Government boosts food waste scheme with £60M
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.
Running to the beet
Nov 7, 2018 Ross Harris
The supplements fuelling the UK’s fastest runners are changing. Paul Halford jumps into the sports nutrition scene to see how natural products are helping to shave seconds off marathon times, and how the retail landscape is shifting
Life in plastic: not fantastic
As the world finally wakes up to the disastrous effects of plastic on our environment, Rosie Greenaway examines the measures being taken to limit future impact and reverse the damage, speaking to the retailers who are saying no to packaging. These zero waste pioneers are highlighting the political sway of consumer purchasing power, challenging the […]
Ditch the quick-fix
As consumers prepare to loosen their belts for the festive season, Hayley Coristine gains insights from the stores and brands who’ll be helping them towards post-indulgence recovery, exploring solutions beyond the diets pills and discovering the detox system which is attracting a celebrity following
While sales of black tea falter, the market for health and wellness teas is flourishing as consumers continue to demand more from their brew. Jane Wolfe mugs up on the functional tea sector
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]