Ahead of Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE) in April, show organizer Diversified Communications has been hearing from industry figures about trends, innovation, opportunities, challenges and the ‘ones to watch’ for 2018.
Organic food brand Clearspring has launched a new range of Biodynamic Demeter Organic Italian Pasta Sauces and Passatas.
Organic speciality food brand Clearspring has introduced three new healthy snacking options.
Cold-pressed drinks company MOJU has introduced a new Acerola Cherry Booster Shot to its range. Truede has introduced all-natural vegan Turkish Delight in a grab-and-go box in two flavours: Rose and Mixed, which includes apple, pomegranate, lemon and orange. Sugar Free Karma Cola has launched within a selection of Jamie’s Italian and Barbecoa and the brand has also […]
Addressing the growing consumer demand for products with high protein content, Clearspring has unveiled a range of Organic Plant Protein Powders.
New from Clearspring come two instant porridges, offering a healthy start to the morning.
Clearspring has introduced Organic Instant Buckwheat, which is gluten-free and ready in five minutes.
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, […]
The 2016 Wake Up To Organic campaign got a great response from independent retailers, with over 70 stores across the country taking part – 20 more than last year.
Today Wake Up To Organic saw over 60 stores across the country enthusiastically rallying behind the event to offer customers a free organic breakfast. Now in its second year, the joint Organic Trade Board (OTB) and Soil Association campaign aims to raise awareness of the benefits and versatility of organic products, highlighting to consumers the […]
Independent cheese producer Wyke Farms has won a Green Apple Environmental Award for its integrated green approach. Naturya Organic Spirulina was recently flagged up on Instagram when Ellie Goulding shared the ingredients she uses in her smoothies with her six million followers. Essential’s Organic Peanut Butter has won best Vegetarian Store Cupboard Ingredient in The […]
Clearspring has introduced a range of kitchen cupboard must-haves, including an omega-3 rich porridge, flour and instant grains– all gluten-free. The offer includes Gluten-Free Organic Buckwheat Flour, Brown Rice Flour and Quinoa Flour; Gluten-Free Organic Instant Couscous, Polenta and Quinoa; Gluten-Free Organic 90 Seconds Quinoa Trio with Tamari; Gluten-Free Organic Breadcrumbs; and Gluten-Free Organic Power […]
The United Nations has added traditional Japanese cuisine to its cultural heritage list. The traditional cuisine, known as ‘washoku’, is celebrated for its centuries old cooking. The decision to protect Japan’s cuisine was made due to rising concerns that fast food and western dishes are increasingly eclipsing the nation’s culinary heritage. Japan is now one […]
Japanese and organic fine foods specialist Clearspring has secured a major listing with Marks & Spencer. The premium brand has had a number of products listed, including: Organic Tofu, Sushi Ginger, Wasabi Powder, Bamboo Sushi Mat, Organic Sweet White Miso, Organic Sushi Rice, Toasted Sushi Nori, Organic Instant Miso Soup with Sea Vegetables and Rice […]
Juiceburst rebrands, reformulates, extends range
January 16, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Soft drinks brand Juiceburst has reformulated and rebranded across its entire portfolio, as well as creating two new additions to its core range.
OTB receives £1.73m in funding
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) is to receive a loan from Triodos Bank, Europe’s leading sustainable bank, to help grow organic sales in the UK in 2018 and beyond.
Forest Whole Foods named Best New Business
Online organic retailer Forest Whole Foods has been awarded Best New Business in the New Forest Business Partnership’s Brilliance in Business Awards.
Gove charms audience at the Oxford Real Farming Conference
Michael Gove became the first Defra minister to address the rebel Real Farming Conference in Oxford, usually a prerogative of the established Oxford Farming Conference.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]
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 […]