From Fairtrade chocolate to skincare botanicals, Claire Lavelle showcases the best festive retail offers this season (more…)
Green People has introduced a galaxy of treats for Christmas, with a vegan range of skin, bath and bodycare gifts featuring interstellar-inspired designs.
Fairtrade brand Divine Chocolate has unveiled a number of new additions to its Christmas goodies offer for 2019, include a variety of vegan options.
West Country condiments producer The Bay Tree has unveiled a five-strong limited edition line for Christmas 2019, specifally designed for gifting.
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.
Pip & Nut crack snack sector
November 21, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Pip & Nut has introduced a new line of all-natural nut butter cups, produced using the brand’s award-winning nut butters.
News in brief
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.
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?
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]