Not for the first time, the distinction between Fairtrade and ‘fairly traded’ has led to consumer confusion surrounding ethical designation, with Sainsbury’s the latest company getting into hot water over labelling, resulting in an advertising ban.
Oliver’s Wholefoods Store in Kew has been bought by the owners of Food For Thought.
Vegan yoghurt and ice cream maker COYO has apologized for the ‘precautionary product removal’ now in place after traces of milk were found in its dairy-free yoghurts.
Arla Foods has acquired a subsidiary of the UK’s biggest organic dairy brand Yeo Valley, in an ambitious move to persuade British consumers to ‘trade up’ to organic dairy.
In a speech broadcast today by the BBC, Theresa May spoke of her plans to ‘nurture’ the environment through a ‘comprehensive 25-year environment plan’ which puts plastic at the forefront of the agenda.
A new survey by the Vegan Society has found that 91% of vegans sometimes struggle to find ‘grab and go’ food options, which has prompted the charity to launch its Vegan on the Go campaign.
In a recent study, Public Health England has found that the average primary school child eats at least three sugary snacks a day, leading to a daily sugar consumption of three times the recommended upper limit.
Following its recent purchase by L1 Retail, Holland and Barrett has doubled the size of its global headquarters at Eliot Park in Nuneaton.
The rapid improvements in healthcare infrastructure in various emerging economies and growing penetration of social media have been helping to drive growth in the prenatal nutritional supplements category, according to a new study by Transparency Market Research (TMR).
With online visitor registration now open, the countdown to Natural & Organic Products Europe 2018 has officially begun.
A Total Sweet charity tie-up in Madagascar
February 14, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Total Sweet has teamed up with a small UK charity to create tree corridors on Madagascar to help lemurs and other wildlife recover from deforestation.
The rise of the four-legged flexitarians
The dog’s dinner: the UK’s pet population is seeing a rise in four-legged flexitarians, according to research firm Mintel.
New brand puts down roots for life
Brand-new to market, nutritional supplements company Lyfe Roots has launched with a five-strong offer of vegan-friendly, plant-based VMS.
Healthspan Elite joins ESSNA
The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has welcomed its newest member, Guernsey-based sports nutrition retailer Healthspan Elite.
In a pickle
January 23, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
From kombucha to kraut, and kimchi to kefir, the fermented market is alive and kicking. Rosie Greenaway discovers the ancient art of fermenting and learns how to brew her own ‘booch’ (more…)
Back on track
Bone up on joint health with Matt Chittock for all the latest and traditional approaches to keeping customers standing tall (more…)
Say yes to sustainable sex
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (more…)
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 […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
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 […]