The shortlist for this year’s BOOM Awards has been published by the Soil Association, ahead of a ceremony due to be hosted on 26 June.
Jonny Wilkinson (pictured) has launched No.1 Living, a rebrand and extension of his original No.1 Kombucha range. With two new SKUs — Cola Kombucha and Lemonade Kombucha — the range is now certified organic. Vivera has announced the introduction of its 100% fat-free vegan Bacon Pieces to the UK, initially exclusive to Sainsbury’s supermarkets. Captain […]
Sainsbury’s has become the first UK multiple to stock edible insects as Eat Grub secures its first supermarket listing.
Booja-Booja has created two new chocolate truffle gifting ranges in time for Christmas – The Wonderbox and Twelve Truffle Boxes – plus added two new truffle varieties.
It’s that time of year again, when the winners of the Freefrom Food Awards are announced, and this year’s top accolade – the FAIR trophy for Best FreeFrom Food – was presented to Orgran for its Vegan Easy Egg.
Booja-Booja is adding a new variety to its range of hand-painted organic Easter eggs: Almond & Sea Salt Caramel.
Amaranth recently held a customer party to celebrate its fourth year, during which it won the Natural Beauty Best Independent Retailer Award.
Booja-Booja is introducing a new innovative dairy-free ice cream range this September to replace its existing offer.
Booja-Booja has introduced what it says is a pioneering new range of chilled organic chocolate truffles. The Chilled Chocolate Truffle Collection is delivered, stored and sold chilled to ensure maximum freshness, and comprises two selections and six single-flavour boxes, each containing six truffles. Truffle Selection No 1 incorporates Around Midnight Espresso, Fine de Champagne and […]
Winners of this year’s VegfestUK Awards were announced at VegfestUK at Olympia West in September and presented by comedian Andrew O’Neill. Launched in 2007, the VegfestUK 2014 awards consist of 14 different categories with ten nominees for each category. The awards celebrate the very best of the vegan lifestyle, from food, bodycare, publications, to celebrities, […]
On 14 June a team from Peak Health Food in Rugeley completed the Three Peaks Challenge for charity, with Jason Parrish, Emma Mayou and Carey Dyer climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in 23 hours and 41 minutes. Marie Longman, manager at the store, explains the idea behind the initiative: “At the beginning of […]
The Booja Booja Company is taking chocolate presentation to an even higher level. (more…)
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
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]