CBD is the fastest growing category the natural products sector has ever known. But a new phase is being ushered in, Jim Manson reports.
A study to understand CBD users’ attitudes to (and use of) CBD shows that consumers are generally confident about the quality of products.
The FSA has anounced it has set a deadline of 31 March 2021 for CBD businesses to comply with EU Novel Food rules has placed the ‘whole industry on notice’
The Big Interview: Hilary Leam, group innovation director at Holland & Barrett, tells Rosie Greenaway where she’s placing her bets in 2020
In what it says is a UK first, Good Hemp is launching a range of CBD plant-based milks this month, starting with CBD Barista Seed Milk.
BetterYou has harnessed the power of cannabidiol in a first-of-its-kind CBD Oral Spray that offers better bioavailability with none of the CBD taste.
London-based Gorgeous Brewery has launched a new vegan pale ale called Grasshopper, infusing hops with 5mg of pure CBD to create a “very unique brew”.
Consumers can now get CBD delivered straight to their doors under a new contract between Botanic Lab and Deliveroo.
The CDC has launched a new ‘quality charter’ which it says will help ‘foster a legally compliant, socially responsible and innovative CBD industry’.
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’.
Many CBD and hemp-derived products could face an immediate ban across Europe after the European Food Safety Authority last week reclassified cannabidiol as a ‘Novel Food’.
The Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, has announced the legalization of medical cannabis products in the UK after several high profile cases involving children with severe epilepsy caused him to re-think current policy.
Organic food brand Rawligion has launched Relax, a new milk drink containing hemp extract.
‘Don’t miss out’: retailers urged to engage with new consumer directory
August 5, 2020 Jim Manson
Leading industry organizations HFMA, NAHS and HFI are collaborating on a major new direct to consumer campaign called HealthyDoesIt.
New online store for Archie Browns
Prompted by customer demand – primarily due to the COVID-19 crisis – Truro health food store Archie Browns launched its online store at the end of July.
Preserve Foods opens third Bristol zero waste store
In July, Bristol saw the opening of a third branch of zero waste store Preserve Foods, this time in the village-like suburb of Westbury-on-Trym.
News in brief
New Teff Flakes from Tobia Teff are made from 100 % roasted teff grain and packed with essential minerals, fibre and protein.
Playgrounds and pandemics
July 28, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
As parents prepare to drop their children off at the school gates after a prolonged period of homeschooling, nerves will run high over kids’ wellbeing.
Nature has the answer
As we continue to face COVID-19 challenges, organic is enjoying growth. Emily McCoy hears why the Organic September campaign says nature has the answer.
Sustainability: stemming the tide
Recent pressure from the plastics industry to delay single-use plastic bans amid questions of safety during COVID-19 may signal a dangerous backslide, but Jane Wolfe discovers the natural and organic sector isn’t about to stop innovating when it comes to sustainability (more…)
Know the drill
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]