Better Food recently spruced up its Bristol Whiteladies Road store with an updated look and new features including a packaging-free wall.
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’.
Bristol-based independent organic and natural food store Better Food was crowned Best Independent Retailer in the Natural & Organic Awards Europe 2019 which were announced at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.
Despite experiencing a fall in takeaway coffee sales of £250,000 after its decision to ban single-use coffee cups – reportedly the first coffee shop chain in the UK to do so – Bristol-based Boston Tea Party (BTP) has called on big business to follow suit.
Bristol eco store Zero Green underwent a transformation earlier this month, reopening in time to celebrate its one-year anniversary.
Bristol organic retailer Better Food’s Streets to Kitchen fundraising campaign has reached its target of £10,000 to fund a year-long cookery and food service course for people affected by homelessness in the city.
Ethical coffee brand TrueStart Coffee has opened its own cafe at the co-working space Runway East in Bristol.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has officially opened ‘Herb House’, Pukka Herbs’ eco-themed new offices near Bristol.
The inaugural British Dal Festival launched in Bristol on 19 March, celebrating the ‘magic of dal’.
Bristol-based organic and health food retailer Better Food is celebrating its 25th birthday this year, with a series of in-store tastings.
Bristol-based Better Food has overhauled its website to bring it in line with the store’s branding and offer customers a user-friendly information hub.
This summer, Bristol-based organic food retailer Better Food Company opened its third store – in the historic dock area of the city.
This month Bristol-based Pukka Herbs moved its warehouse operations to new 19,000sqft premises, doubling its distribution capability.
AFTER issuing a financial bond on 29 February, Bristol organic food retailer The Better Food Company managed to raise its target amount of £350,000 in just ten days. The company launched the bond issue, working in partnership with Triodos Bank, to raise funds to expand the business with the opening of a third store and […]
Bristol-based The Better Food Company is putting on a whole series of events – both free and ticketed – running throughout Organic September. Starting with the Bristol launch on 3 September, there will be a screening of the acclaimed food documentary GMO OMG at the Watershed followed by a Q&A with Lawrence Woodward of Beyond […]
As part of the Bristol’s European Green Capital events programme 250 delegates from 21 countries travelled to the city last weekend for the 9th International Fair Trade Towns Conference to explore ‘Fair Trade for Sustainability’. The city saw banners in the Centre Promenade and Fairtrade activities in the Bristol 2015 Lab on Harbourside, and this […]
The Organic Trade Board’s (OTB) Wake up to Organic campaign took place on 17 June and was a resounding success, with a host of independent retailers joining in by offering a free organic breakfast at their stores and hosting in-house events where local bloggers, chefs and ambassadors made appearances and spoke with customers. In Bristol, […]
New from Essential comes a new range of indulgent organic flapjacks, free from artificial additives of any kind. The range consists of eight varieties which aim to provide a slow-release energy boost to keep you going throughout the wintry days. Dubbed ‘pure heaven, but tasty as hell’, the organic flapjack varieties are: Almond & Sunflower […]
Jon Inder and Becky Sherwood from Greenlife recently travelled to City Hall in Bristol to receive an award for the store at the South West Fairtrade Business Awards. The Totnes-based retailer won the Silver Award Best Fairtrade Retailer (Multiple Products) which was presented at a ceremony during Fairtrade Fortnight. The aim of the South West […]
Bristol-based wholesaler Essential Trading is expanding its chilled and frozen storage facilities in order to meet increasing consumer demand in these sectors. Chilled foods currently represent about 10% of all UK retail foods by value, and with consumers demanding fresh and healthy versions of convenience food, this makes the chilled sector a dynamic one within […]
Abakus Foods creates a crunch with Seaweed Crisps
September 20, 2019 Jane Wolfe
The latest innovation from Abacus Foods is a three-strong line of gluten-free and vegan Seaweed Crisps in Lightly Salted, Salt & Vinegar and Cheese.
News in brief
Organic dairy brand Yeo Valley has unveiled two new additions to its Little Yeos range of children’s yogurt – Strawberry and Natural.
Oxford Street Body Shop store reimagined as ‘activist workshop’
The Oxford Street branch of The Body Shop has been transformed into an ‘activist workshop’ as part of its pledge to revive its early campaigning spirit.
Defra draws up advisory note for organic industry ahead of possible no-deal Brexit
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]