Consumers can now get CBD delivered straight to their doors under a new contract between Botanic Lab and Deliveroo.
A new study suggests that fortifying flour with vitamin D could prevent ten million new cases of deficiency over 90 years.
The CDC has launched a new ‘quality charter’ which it says will help ‘foster a legally compliant, socially responsible and innovative CBD industry’.
The CEO of international fashion brand Zara has said there is ‘no contradiction’ between sustainability and profitability.
Following the appointment of new PM Boris Johnson, bira is challenging Government to resolve ‘on-going issues that are burdening independent businesses’
Unilever has reasserted its ‘purpose-led’ focus and warned shareholders it will sell off brands that do not contribute positively to society of the planet.
lland & Barrett is going head-to-head with Boots with the launch of its own ‘meal deal’ offer – but in H&B’S case, with a healthy twist.
Naming it The Clean Vic, Sainsbury’s supermarket is to launch a pop-up pub serving only no- or low-alcohol drinks over 24-25 July.
The Health Food Manufacturers’ Association has reported a record year for membership sign-ups, with 22 new companies having joined in the past 12 months.
Menstrual cups have been given the thumbs up with the release of a new report published in The Lancet.
UK beauty consumers are ‘the most ethically aware’, with research showing them to be most likely ‘to take ethical considerations into account’.
After 18 months of building refurbishment, As Nature Intended has reopened its Balham store – the first branch to open without any plastic bags.
Marking the occasion at London’s Museum of Brands on 27 June, the Health Food Institute has celebrated its 40th anniversary
Triodos Bank has launched a vision paper calling for a ‘radical systemic transition’ away from current production-focused systems
Campaign groups are calling on the UK Government to ban the use of cartoon characters on the packaging of unhealthy products aimed at children, and to mandate traffic light nutrition labelling to facilitate parents to make healthier choices.
London-based health and wellbeing retailer Planet Organic is set to open a new store in the north-west of the city later this summer. The development comes just months after specialist consumer brands investor Inverleith LLP announced that it taken a majority stake in the pioneer organic retail chain, signalling its intention to double the current […]
The development of new technology which detoxifies gluten proteins could bring new hope to gluten-intolerant consumers.
Dorset-based Primrose’s Kitchen has been purchased for an undisclosed amount by PK Ventures, headed by three former Cadbury Schweppes executives.
A location in Oxford has become the first store to trial Waitrose’s new refill station, providing customers with a facility where they can shop for unpackaged everyday basics such as rice, pasta, cereals, lentils, seeds and coffee, using their own containers from home.
During a sustainability briefing at Unilever’s London headquarters on 17 May, Wall’s unveiled its Vanilla for Change campaign, detailing six years’ of work undertaken with Madagascan farming communities to ‘lead the way in the sustainable sourcing of vanilla’. In partnership with Symrise, Save the Children and ME-to-WE, the Unilever-owned brand has been working to stabilize […]
Defra draws up advisory note for organic industry ahead of possible no-deal Brexit
September 16, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Defra has issued an advisory note for the UK’s organic bodies to distribute among companies in the industry in case of a no-deal exit from Europe.
Vegans urged to supplement ‘critical’ brain nutrient
Vegans could be at risk of deficiencies of an ‘overlooked’ but important brain nutrient, a prominent nutritionist has warned.
Rapid uptake of plastic alternatives could increase pollution, MPs warn
The rapid uptake of compostable and biodegradable plastic alternatives could be making marine pollution worse, a committee of Parliamentarians has warned.
How the market turned us into ‘passive consumers of crap’
Pointless choice: Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson on ‘how brilliantly the market excels at turning us all into passive consumers’.
A tale of two toothbrushes
August 28, 2019 Ross Harris
The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find out what attempts are being made to take the plastic out of periodontology (more…)
Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet (more…)
Kate Miller talks to the experts about the prevalence of urinary tract infections, old wives’ tales which lead to common misconceptions, and the new smartphone-powered technology which could represent the future of urinalysis (more…)
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
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 […]
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]