After being damaged in an arson attack, Riverside Health & Natural Healing Centre in Newcastle Emlyn, has been reopened under new management.
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”.
The Beauty Shortlist’s Beauty & Wellbeing Awards are now open for entries, marking the international green beauty awards tenth year.
Consumers can now get CBD delivered straight to their doors under a new contract between Botanic Lab and Deliveroo.
August saw Planet Organic open its eighth London store in Queen’s Park, the first shop launch since Inverleith LLP took a majority share in the retailer.
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…)
Vegan food distributor Bravura Foods has created The Leaf Life, a three-strong line of CBD-infused drinks to meet the growing demand for the ingredient.
The CDC has launched a new ‘quality charter’ which it says will help ‘foster a legally compliant, socially responsible and innovative CBD industry’.
CBD start-up Cheerful Buddha has hit the market with its first product: a medium roast 100% organic Love & Wellness CBD Coffee.
Sativa Group Plc has opened Goodbody Wellness in Bath, a specialist retail store offering consumers a range of over 50 CBD products.
Health and beauty retailer Boots says its new 28,500 sq ft flagship store in London’s Covent Garden represents the start of a brand ‘reinvention’.
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’.
Calling Natural & Organic Products Europe ‘an established innovation hub for health, food, beauty, wellness and sustainable living’, Mintel’s beauty innovation coverage manager Irina Ene has published the following trends report on Mintel blog:
Five top trends observed at Natural & Organic Products Europe, brought to you by Brand Organic.
Canna Kitchen, the Brighton restaurant, café and shop which opened in December claiming to be the first in the UK to offer cannabis-infused cuisine, was raided by Sussex Police on Wednesday.
Kanabia CBD products are now available to the UK market through Kinetic Natural Product Distributor.
Family-run health and wellbeing product manufacturer Power Health is eyeing future growth with a major facilities expansion.
Retailers looking to anticipate future trends benefited from an inspiring session at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April, by Amy McManus, managing director of AM Marketing.
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’.
Leading opinion formers and influencers from the UK and international natural and organic community – and participants at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe event in London (7-8 April) – have been sharing their insights on the key trends they think will be shaping natural and organic health food retailing in 2019.
Government ‘failing public’ over pesticide cocktail threat
October 21, 2019 Jim Manson
A major new report exposes how mixtures of pesticides commonly found in food, water and soil could be harming the health of both humans and wildlife.
News in brief
Cru8 has launched of a new funding round on Seedrs to enable the business to keep up with the burgeoning demand for free-from, paleo and keto products.
No need to change veggie food names, agrees UK minister
Zac Goldsmith has written to the House of Lords about a European Parliament proposal to ban words like ‘sausage’ and ‘burger’ to describe plant-based foods.
Unilever makes ‘bold’ pledge to halve virgin plastic use by 2025
Unilever has announced plastic reduction goals it says ‘are even bolder’ than its previous commitments, pledging to halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025.
The whole package
Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock
With 72% of adults reporting that they exercise on a weekly basis, Kate Miller highlights why a broader definition of sports nutrition could be advantageous
The K word
With celebrity followers helping boost its appeal the keto diet is still very much in vogue. But does it sit comfortably within the natural health sector?
Under the Christmas tree
From Fairtrade chocolate to skincare botanicals, Claire Lavelle showcases the best festive retail offers this season (more…)
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The Health Store Open Day is back!
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