Piccolo has entered into the infant formula milk sector with a three-strong organic range in a bid to bring a fresh look and approach to the category.
Beauty Kitchen is to launch 1,000 Refill Stations in UK locations over the next two years, saving over 100 million single-use plastic bottles.
Sanatio Naturalis has introduced a new two-strong facial skincare range which is COMOS certified organic and uses 100% pure natural oils.
New British organic brand Body and Mind Botanicals has launched onto market with a three-SKU range of Organic Cannabis Tea.
SunFresh Produce has announced the launch of Pikt Fresh, what it says offers an ethical choice for direct delivery of organic fresh produce nationwide.
New UK beauty brand Angela’s Lab has launched onto the market, offering 100% natural, vegan, eco-friendly products suitable for sensitive and dry skin.
Terre Verdi has launched NeroliPom Moisturiser, the first water-based face moisturizer made in the UK to gain COSMOS Organic certification.
Natura Siberica has introduced seven new COSMOS-certified organic shampoos and six vegan-certified conditioners based on organic hydrolats.
Simply Gentle has created a new baby and child’s organic toiletry range, PittaPatta, packaged in bio-plastic sugar cane tubes.
New from Maharishi AyurVeda comes a seven-strong range of COSMOS-certified natural face and bodycare products made using authentic ayurvedic herbs.
Giovanni’s 40th year anniversary celebrations were boosted when its recently launched 2chic Frizz Be Gone Hot Oil Treatment won Best New Haircare Product at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.
In its latest product innovation, Viridian Nutrition has blended Egyptian black seed with traditional British herbs to create a therapeutic topical serum.
Canadian certified B Corporation Flow launched its full range of Alkaline Spring Water at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.
New independent skincare brand NESSA has launched with a mission ‘to change the face of pregnancy and post-partum recovery skincare’.
Swedish brand Suntribe AB has launched its first vegan, non-whitening facial sunscreen featuring the mineral UV-filter zinc oxide in a bid to ‘open up a new avenue towards safe and environmentally friendly sun protection’.
To meet the growing demand for naturally sourced sweeteners, Tree of Life has launched a line of Organic Agave and Coconut Syrups.
To celebrate its tenth year, the organic Sicilian wine brand Purato has undergone a makeover, including the new strapline ‘Green to the extreme’, to flag up its green credentials.
Mass-market cosmetics brand Garnier is heralding a ‘new chapter’ of its development with the launch of a new certified organic range across Europe.
Natural and organic beauty brand lavera has refreshed its hair care offer of shampoos and conditioners with new and improved NATRUE-certified natural formulations.
The Organic Young or Oy! skincare collection by Green People, designed for acne prone skin, has been reformulated and given a brand new look. The Oy! range comprises a number of certified organic clear skin products for tweens, teens and those with troublesome skin. The products are rich in nourishing omega-3 and 6 from rosehip […]
Licorice Healthfoods opens second store
April 9, 2020 Jane Wolfe
In some positive news to emerge during this difficult time, Irish health retailer Lorin Taylor has opened a second branch of her eponymous shop Licorice Healthfoods (her real first name is Licorice), in Birr, Co Offaly. Taylor, who has worked in health food retail for approximately 15 years, launched her first store in Portumna, Co […]
News in brief
Salcura has produced a new natural, skin-friendly hand sanitizer, and co-founder Claudia Talsma is also sending batches of Zeoderm to NHS hospitals.
H&B staff petition for stores to close
A petition has been gatherig support for H&B staff who are calling for the retailer to close, citing inadequate employee protection against COVID-19.
Beauty Kitchen lends a helping hand to Scottish Government
Beauty Kitchen is officially supplying the Scottish Government with 50,000 units of hand sanitizer for the NHS, social care and other front-line services.
After the gold rush
April 7, 2020 Jim Manson
CBD is the fastest growing category the natural products sector has ever known. But a new phase is being ushered in, Jim Manson reports.
Keeping a clear head
The market for low- and no-alcohol drinks is booming thanks to a clear-headed millennial market of discerning soberistas, Claire Lavelle reports.
Come fly with me …
With mounting appreciation of the negative environmental cost of flying, how can consumers help protect themselves and the planet when taking to the skies?
The rise of clean and conscious beauty
The Natural Beauty & Spa Show is back at ExCeL London. Do you have the date in your diary? Okay, great. Now let us inspire you with what to expect …
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. […]
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 […]
Leading the discussion around sustainability in retail
The Sustainability in Retail Forum is the new conference designed to help senior executives within leading retailers from across the Nordic region meet the ever-evolving challenges around sustainability. Taking place 13 November 2019, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, the event is co-located with the award-winning trade exhibitions Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia. Facing the […]
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 […]