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 […]
Leading buyers, managers and staff from the natural Products industry are expected to be heading for Europe’s biggest — and coolest — veggie events at Brighton in March and Bristol in May 2012. (more…)
Vegans warned about ‘unwittingly supporting animal exploitation’
January 22, 2018 Jim Manson
UK-based Ethical Consumer magazine has warned vegans that they could be “unwittingly supporting animal exploitation” as the companies behind many of the Britain’s leading vegan brands also have a heavy involvement in the meat and dairy industry.
British Homeopath Society takes NHS to court over CAM funding ban
The British Homeopathic Association (BHA) is taking the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) to court over a recent decision to ban public funding of homeopathy and other alternative medicines.
Juiceburst rebrands, reformulates, extends range
Soft drinks brand Juiceburst has reformulated and rebranded across its entire portfolio, as well as creating two new additions to its core range.
OTB receives £1.73m in funding
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) is to receive a loan from Triodos Bank, Europe’s leading sustainable bank, to help grow organic sales in the UK in 2018 and beyond.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
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 […]
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]