Independent specialty organic tea brand English Tea Shop has launched a range of organic teas gift sets for Christmas in striking packaging.
Each year the run-up to Christmas starts earlier and earlier. Retail calendars are planned well in advance, Black Friday has become a popular fixture in the diary and even mince-pies are on sale in September. It’s all heavily focused on shopping and buying, but as ethical trends continue to rise, we need to adapt to […]
Iceland’s Christmas advert, which failed to secure advertising regulatory approval to air on TV, has now been launched online, and a Change.org petition to get it broadcast has gained over 880,195 signatures. Iceland says that this year rather than creating a ‘commercial, product-led’ Christmas advert it wanted to highlight the impact on orangutans of rainforest […]
Premium tea company teapigs has created an advent calendar for Christmas 2018, ‘24 days of teapigs’.
With so many unusual – and varied – advent calendars available, health-conscious and ethically minded consumers will be spoilt for choice this Christmas. Victoria Hattersley looks at what’s available as the festive countdown begins (more…)
Lily’s has unveiled its Christmas range for 2018 – a limited edition theatre-inspired Christmas Spectacular collection of meals and treats to help every dog and cat enjoy the festivities.
Divine Chocolate has launched a new range of chocolate gifts, bars and treats including boxed chocolates, two advent calendars and limited edition flavours for this year’s festive season.
So here we are, approaching the end of 2017. And, although we are not quite there, I’m already reflecting on what has been a very exciting year for the organic sector.
Divine Chocolate has launched three new gift bags ahead of the Christmas period.
Pukka Herbs has created a new Advent Calendar containing 24 herbal teas from the brand’s range.
British beauty brand Nathalie Bond Organics has revealed its gift boxes for Christmas along with a special edition Winter Candle. Handcrafted in Yorkshire, the gift boxes have a stylish minimalist design housing natural skincare solutions in three varieties. The Healthy Hands Kit includes a refreshing Peppermint & Eucalyptus Soap Block, along with soothing Rose & […]
Bristol-based Better Food has overhauled its website to bring it in line with the store’s branding and offer customers a user-friendly information hub.
UK fair trade organization Traidcraft has revealed its special range of treats for this festive season.
Alara is highlighting its cereal range for the Christmas period by hosting an online Advent Calendar Giveaway in December.
This year the Soil Association is offering organic producers and retailers the opportunity to capitalize on the growth of organics throughout the Christmas season via its rebranded online one-stop shop. “Following the fantastic success of last year’s online Organic Christmas Market, we wanted to go bigger and better in 2016 by launching a standout marketplace […]
The Dog Treat Co (DTC) has introduced Bark The Herald treats, described as a deliciously decadent seasonal dog treat with all the Christmas trimmings.
Gluten- and dairy-free brand Delicious Alchemy is launching two new products and a special limited edition cake mix this month, in time for Christmas sales.
Kate Miller finds that for Xmas stock, it pays to plan ahead and maybe take a risk (more…)
Montezuma’s has unveiled its Christmas 2016 range of innovative chocolates and chocolate gifts.
New spiced tea brand ICHAI has launched onto the UK market with an eight-strong range of spiced loose-leaf black teas.
Triodos Bank calls for ‘radical’ change
June 25, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Triodos Bank has launched a vision paper calling for a ‘radical systemic transition’ away from current production-focused systems
Mary-Jane’s Coffee opens its first CBD café
The man behind Mary-Jane’s Coffee, Jon Antoniou, has opened the South West’s first CBD cafe in Bristol’s Whiteladies Road in a bid to provide ‘a quality, affordable and great-tasting way to take CBD daily’.
News in brief
Chunky Chocolate and Chunky Orange Chocolate with Baobab are the first bars from Prodigy Snacks, a start-up which uses clean, natural ingredients with nutritional benefits to reimagine classic chocolate favourites. Bells & Whistles has launched a new vegan cake line in three flavours: Berry & Cashew, Nut Truffle and Ginger & Apricot. The gluten-, milk- […]
BetterYou reveals new-look website
Natural health brand BetterYou has unveiled its updated website, betteryou.com, with a fresh new look and feel as well as some added initiatives designed to enhance performance and delivery.
Beyond the little bottles
June 12, 2019 Ross Harris
From the yoghurt drinks of the ‘90s to Unilever’s recent investment in ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are still a hot topic – but consumer confusion is rife, discovers Kate Miller, and puzzling legislation isn’t helping (more…)
The carbon pawprint
A far cry from the proverbial dogs’ dinner, the pet industry is now booming with healthier and greener options. From zero waste shampoo bars to premium natural and organic foods, Sharna Waid finds out what retailers are stocking to meet the demands of a growing community of eco-conscious pet parents (more…)
As more consumers seek alcohol-free, low-sugar and sustainably produced beverages, Jane Wolfe speaks with some natural and organic soft drinks brands to discover how they are ticking all the boxes (more…)
The heart of the matter
Dr Decker Weiss is a naturopathic cardiologist with an important message about inflammation. Here, Rosie Greenaway relays some of the key messages conveyed during his 2018 retailer roadshow, and discovers why ignoring the red flags could be catastrophic for cardiovascular health
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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 […]
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.
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