Valley Fest – in collaboration with organic brand and headline partner Yeo Valley – has reported a charity fundraising total of £12,199 from summer 2019.
Holland & Barrett is implementing a 5p paper bag charge and donating the profits to a range of charitable causes that is already supports.
Vegan charity Viva! yesterday revealed its new headline campaign in the form of a film called Vegan Now which exposes the dramatic effects industrial meat and dairy farming have on our natural world.
Natural and organic men’s grooming start-up Vitruvian Man has added a trio of new products, bringing its total collection to five.
Vegan spokesperson and Bravura Foods co-founder Lisa Gawthorne is set to undertake a fire walk on Sunday 19 May to raise money for charity.
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.
HTC Health has donated a variety of its Clean Performance Nutrition products to the Peaky Minders, a group of individuals who are taking on the 4 Peaks Challenge for charity.
Joining Aldi, Asda, Morrisons and Tesco in their pursuit to stop wasting ‘wonky veg’, discounter Lidl has created a line of bargain boxes containing fruit and vegetables which are ‘slightly damaged, discoloured or deteriorated but are still perfectly good to eat’.
For a week in August, The Old Truman Brewery in East London was home to a Teapigs’ pop-up shop, the proceeds of which are being donated to The Point Foundation charity.
Seven employees of Holland & Barrett (H&B), as well as a number of key suppliers, have managed to cycle nearly 300 miles from Nuneaton to Amsterdam in three days.
Natural skincare company MuLondon has announced that it is supporting LGBT charity Stonewall.
Modern Botanicals is the new Christmas gift range from Green People, which draws inspiration from nature, and uses certified organic ingredients to stimulate, nourish and balance both body and mind. The range offers five different gift options: Forest & Fruit – Cypress & Tangerine Shower Gel and Cypress & Tangerine Body Lotion intensely hydrate the […]
Tisserand Aromatherapy has introduced new CoppaFeel! Support Bath Oil and Body Oil to increase breast cancer awareness. On a mission to stamp out the late detection of breast cancer, the new limited edition products will see £1 from every sale donated to the cancer charity CoppaFeel! Support Body Oil has a base of jojoba and […]
Natural sugar alternative brand Total Sweet Xylitol has teamed up with wholesalers Infinity Foods and Goodness Foods to extend their tree-planting project.
British start-up PureChimp has launched a retail offer of three matcha powders aimed at entry-level consumers.
New to the UK is Eve & Rose, a range of luxurious, pregnancy-safe beauty products produced in France to meet the needs of pregnant women and new mothers. Founded by Bérengère Tissot-Favre – who developed the brand after having difficulty finding non-synthetic skincare products that met her expectations during her first pregnancy – the three-strong […]
Viva!Health has published The Incredible Vegan Health Report, investigating how a plant-based diet positive impact on health and wellbeing.
Europe’s largest fair trade company Traidcraft has announced the appointment of Robin Roth as its new chief executive. Roth will leave Germany-based GEPA, where he is currently MD, to take up the role at Traidcraft in October. He will be responsible for both the trading company Traidcraft plc and the charity Traidcraft Exchange. Commenting on […]
Yesterday saw the UK launch of 1% for the Planet, a not-for-profit organization that aims to recruit businesses to donate 1% of their turnover to environmental causes. The launch event, held at Chelsea Physic Garden in London, was hosted by Pukka Herbs, 1% for the Planet’s biggest UK company recruit to date. At the event, […]
UK-based beauty brand PHB Ethical Beauty has announced the launch of its OneLove Foundation charity to help improve the lives of people and animals in the UK and around the world. The company, which is dedicated to raising awareness about ethical issues that arise in the cosmetics industry such as the use of animal derived […]
News in brief
April 8, 2020 Jane Wolfe
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.
Nurture Brands acquires The Primal Pantry
Nurture Brands – which owns Rebel Kitchen, EMILY and Ape – has added natural snack brand The Primal Pantry to its plant-based food and drink portfolio.
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 …
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.