Fairtrade brand Divine Chocolate has unveiled a number of new additions to its Christmas goodies offer for 2019, include a variety of vegan options.
Ethical chocolate brand Raw Halo has revealed a vibrant new look which incorporates 100% recyclable, plastic-free packaging, along with fresh new flavours.
Chococo has created a new range of handmade chocolate skulls, chocolates, lollies and bars inspired by the Mexican celebration of The Day of the Dead.
British brand YAAR says it is creating a new category in the dairy and snack market with the launch of the UK’s first range of chilled quark bars, designed as an on-the-go sweet treat.
Natural and organic food brand Tree of Life has created an eight-strong range of organic Raw Cacao Chocolate bars.
Montezuma’s has unveiled three new flavours of its 100g chocolate bars, which it says are inspired by the theme of happiness.
With small chocolate producers choosing to trade directly, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the rise in artisan bean to bar chocolatiers who are putting cocoa farmers’ welfare before profit
Each year for two weeks in February and March Fairtrade puts a spotlight on trade through Fairtrade Fortnight. It is a chance for people up and down the UK to stand together and show their support for farmers and workers and a way to highlight the difference fair trade can make to lives and communities.
Sustainable British snack brand BRAVE has introduced what it says is a world first: Chocolate & Salted Caramel Roasted Peas.
Ethical food brand MIA has added a Baobab & Salted Nibs variant to its range of chocolate bars, which are wholly produced, crafted and packaged in Madagascar.
Montezuma’s has revealed its Easter 2019 range of eggs and chocolate gifts, which include three new products.
Cox & Co is a new chocolate brand, which has come to market with a range of 35g and 70g bars blending single-origin, farm-to-bar cacao with superfoods.
Scottish Private Equity firm Inverleith LLP has announced it has taken a majority stake in specialist British chocolate brand Montezuma’s, in a multi-million pound deal. Montezuma’s has established itself as one of the largest leading independent British manufacturers of premium artisanal chocolate, including organic, non-dairy and vegan ranges. The company has prided itself on maintaining […]
Booja-Booja has created two new chocolate truffle gifting ranges in time for Christmas – The Wonderbox and Twelve Truffle Boxes – plus added two new truffle varieties.
Choc Chick, which specializes in ethically sourced organic raw cacao, has created a new range of vegan snacks – Quinoa Pops and Plantain Bites – and revealed a fresh look.
Reacting to the growing demand for dairy-free milk chocolate alternatives, Montezuma’s has introduced its new Like No Udder range.
Montezuma’s has unveiled its Christmas collection, which this year includes the advent calendars, seasonal flavour truffles and chocolate bars, and a number of vegan friendly options.
In 2016, inspired by his great-great-great grandfather – the founder of Cadbury chocolate, which was subject to a hostile takeover in 2010 – James Cadbury started the organic chocolate company Love Cocoa. Here, Jane Wolfe talks to him about how the ethical beliefs of his family have influenced his brand
To meet consumer demand for premium pouches in the confectionery category, Doisy & Dam has entered the sharing market with of its new Snaps range.
New premium ethical food brand MIA has launched in the UK with its initial offer of a six-strong range of Madagascan single-origin, bean-to-bar chocolate.
News in brief
November 14, 2019 Jane Wolfe
The Other Bar, from the United Nations Development Programme and Fairchain Foundation, contains a token that can be used to support farmers in Ecuador.
Good Hemp claims UK’s first CBD plant-based milk
In what it says is a UK first, Good Hemp is launching a range of CBD plant-based milks this month, starting with CBD Barista Seed Milk.
SFT calls for all UK political parties to commit to key food policies
The Sustainable Food Trust is urging UK political parties to prioritize the advancement of an environmentally sustainable and healthy food system.
Climate change report cast organic in ‘false and negative light’
A new study about organic farming and greenhouse gas emissions has been criticized for portraying organic in a ‘false and negative light’.
Living life on the veg
October 28, 2019 Ross Harris
Plates of lifeless veg and soggy ‘fishless fingers’ are a thing of the past. Rosie Greenaway orders the vegan catch of the day, explores today’s sophisticated veggie market, and discovers just how much the nation’s love of animal products is costing the planet (more…)
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?
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. […]
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 […]
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
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Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]