West Country condiments producer The Bay Tree has unveiled a five-strong limited edition line for Christmas 2019, specifally designed for gifting.
A range of Biltong has been launched by snack brand EMBER aiming to fill a gap in the market for high protein snacks that deliver on both health and taste.
Clearspring has added two new products – Organic Japanese Umami Paste in Chilli and Ginger varieties – to its offer of authentic Japanese ingredients, designed to give cooking the wow factor. ‘Umami’ describes the unusual combination of the flavours of the paste and the effect it has on the flavours of a dish. In Japanese, […]
Cocofina has added three new coconut vinegars and a coconut amino soya sauce alternative to its range of products. The three tangy organic vinegars – Coconut Vinegar Chilli (spicy), Coconut Vinegar Natural (mild) and Coconut Vinegar Nutmeg (warm) – can be used to top salads and as a replacement for traditional vinegars. They are made […]
London-based start-up Sidekick has launched a collection of natural hot sauces created to cover the full range of the Kick-o-meter to suit all tastes. The spicy sauces will be rolled out in stages, with the first core range comprising Mellow Pepper (Not So) Hot Sauce, providing a warm heat and a smooth finish; Original Zingy […]
Chilliburner, a new food supplement harnessing the benefits of chillies but without the burn, has launched onto the UK market. Numerous studies have shown that the capsaicinoids in chillies may help contribute to weight reduction by increasing energy expenditure, stimulating carbohydrate and fat oxidation and helping maintain healthy lipid profile. Chilliburner contains a highly concentrated […]
News in brief
July 3, 2020 Jane Wolfe
New kids’ food start-up Mia & Ben has launched with four organic fruit and vegetable combinations in pouches created using HPP technology.
Naturalife Bridport celebrates 20 years
Hannah Bourne, assistant manager at Naturalife Bridport, reflects on the store’s history as it marks a significant anniversary.
Rainforest Alliance publishes new Certification Program
The Rainforest Alliance has enhanced its sustainability certification, with the publication of a new programme embracing more robust criteria.
Biotiful Dairy makes debut in frozen category
UK kefir brand Biotiful Dairy has added a line of kefir ‘ice creams’ to its growing product portfolio, entering the frozen category for the first time.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]