Divine Chocolate has announced that Sophi Tranchell MBE, the first MD of the Fairtrade company and its CEO since 1999, left the company in May.
Research from the Fairtrade Foundation looking at women cocoa farmers has found that many face an even worse situation than their male counterparts.
Fairtrade brand chocolate Divine has unveiled its 2020 Easter egg collection, which includes two new eggs and a host of festive favourites.
Mars Wrigley is launching into the valuable vegan market with a trio of variants of its famous Galaxy chocolate bar. The three new Galaxy vegan lines – which are Vegan Society certified – are formulated to emulate milk chocolate, rather than being an ‘accidentally vegan’ dark chocolate. To create the effect, the new bars are made with […]
Pip & Nut has introduced a new line of all-natural nut butter cups, produced using the brand’s award-winning nut butters.
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.
‘Don’t miss out’: retailers urged to engage with new consumer directory
August 5, 2020 Jim Manson
Leading industry organizations HFMA, NAHS and HFI are collaborating on a major new direct to consumer campaign called HealthyDoesIt.
New online store for Archie Browns
Prompted by customer demand – primarily due to the COVID-19 crisis – Truro health food store Archie Browns launched its online store at the end of July.
Preserve Foods opens third Bristol zero waste store
In July, Bristol saw the opening of a third branch of zero waste store Preserve Foods, this time in the village-like suburb of Westbury-on-Trym.
News in brief
New Teff Flakes from Tobia Teff are made from 100 % roasted teff grain and packed with essential minerals, fibre and protein.
Playgrounds and pandemics
July 28, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
As parents prepare to drop their children off at the school gates after a prolonged period of homeschooling, nerves will run high over kids’ wellbeing.
Nature has the answer
As we continue to face COVID-19 challenges, organic is enjoying growth. Emily McCoy hears why the Organic September campaign says nature has the answer.
Sustainability: stemming the tide
Recent pressure from the plastics industry to delay single-use plastic bans amid questions of safety during COVID-19 may signal a dangerous backslide, but Jane Wolfe discovers the natural and organic sector isn’t about to stop innovating when it comes to sustainability (more…)
Know the drill
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]