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 […]
Tribunal judge rules ethical veganism is ‘philosophical belief’
January 17, 2020 Jim Manson
In a landmark legal case, a tribunal judge has ruled that ethical veganism qualifies as a ‘philosophical belief and must be afforded special protections.
Pukka’s Herb Hub pops up in Covent Garden
PUKKA Herbs pop-up café the Herb Hub is coming to the end of its stay in the Seven Dials area of Covent Garden in London.
Organic Research Centre appoints new CEO
The Organic Research Centre has announced the appointment of Lucy MacLennan – a scholar of the Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust – as its new CEO.
News in brief
Activated snack brand Boundless has rebranded and launched across the UK in Sainsbury’s, Holland & Barrett, TK Maxx, Boots Ireland and John Lewis Food Hall.
Say yes to sustainable sex
December 19, 2019 Sharna Waid
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (more…)
New Year, new stress
Is the pressure we put upon ourselves to change during January causing us problems? Alice Wright considers whether unrealistic New Year’s resolutions could be doing more harm than good, and discusses some gentler, alternative options to ease customers stress-free into 2020 (more…)
Pick of the products 2019
One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s lips, our sector was pioneering its ‘better for you and the planet’ products long before the phrase hit the mainstream. As the world plays catch-up, here’s a review of the trendsetting […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]