Ten years ago – following a career at Brewhurst and having been involved in sales brokerage since the 1990’s – Tom Moses founded Natural Trade Brokers.
Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock
Vegan food distributor Bravura Foods has created The Leaf Life, a three-strong line of CBD-infused drinks to meet the growing demand for the ingredient.
Rosie Greenaway raises her glass to an ample organic, vegan, free-from and Fairtrade alcohol offer, and learns how mainstream trends are finding their way into this booming category
Rhythm108 gluten-free, dairy-free and refined sugar-free chocolate bars are now being stocked in 415 Sainsbury’s Local Stores. The latest snack from Made for Drink is the limited edition 100% plant-based Patacones Plantain Chips. Peanut Hottie Peanut Butter Powder is now being stocked across 782 Tesco stores nationwide. BEPPS, the UK’s first range of black-eyed pea puffs, […]
From ready-wrapped vegan sandwiches to an array of healthy snacks, the lunch sector is good to go in natural health stores, as Brits shun packed lunches for pre-prepped convenience foods – and the sector is becoming increasingly competitive, writes Matt Chittock (more…)
A West Sussex health food shop has been rebranded The Best Health Food Store courtesy of new owners, Len Glenville and Mel Beard.
Edinburgh health store Hanover Healthfoods has a new look and extended offer after being expanding its space this year.
US meat alternative brand Tofurky has launched in the UK with a range of chilled vegan deli slices and sausages made from organic tofu, as well as organic tempeh products. Aiming to cater to the meat reducer market as well as vegetarians and vegans, the brand’s UK offer will include Oven Roasted, Hickory Smoked and […]
Gourmet Spirulina, the first spirulina food range, has launched in the UK in a bid to take spirulina from dietary supplement to tasty superfood. The new range of convenient foods consists of Crunchies, Nibs and Petals which are rich in vitamins, iron and antioxidants, and have a high phycocyanin rate of between 18% and 25%. […]
Exclusively from Botanical Brands comes Living Nature’s latest shade of lipstick, a ‘vintage pink’ shade called Bloom. Living Nature is donating NZ$1 from the sale of each lipstick to the Breast Cancer Network New Zealand (BCN). Natural make-up brand benecos is increasing its distribution and is now available in Whole Foods Market stores. Graeme Hume […]
Greenfrog Botanic is introducing the first two products from its new premium natural bodycare range onto the UK market on 1 March. Said to be the first products of their type to be made and launched in the UK, the Greenfrog Organic Handwash and Bodywash are formulated based on organic soapberries which originate from the […]
ORGANIC retail pioneer Planet Organic has launched its own products to cater for specialist diets, such as raw foods, superfoods, green foods, fitness foods, sprouted and paleo. As well as being sold in the store’s own branches, the products are available wholesale to retailers, and to maintain a level playing field Planet Organic says it […]
Sports nutrition and healthy lifestyle products wholesaler CLF has sailed into victory in a corporate yacht race hosted by the south coast office of accountancy and financial services group Smith & Williamson. (more…)
CLF Distribution Ltd has announced the launch of a new strategic alliance with leading sports nutrition specialist Maxinutrition. The arrangement comes into place formally on on 1st July 2011. (more…)
OTB welcomes new general manager
July 7, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
Last month saw the appointment of Cristina Dimetto as the OTB’s new general manager, who joins ahead of this year’s Organic September campaign.
Urgent wake up call to Government to ‘fix the failings of food’
The Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment has published a report questioning the affordability of the recommended healthy diet.
News in brief
New kids’ food start-up Mia & Ben has launched with four organic fruit and vegetable combinations in pouches created using HPP technology.
Naturalife Bridport celebrates 20 years
Hannah Bourne, assistant manager at Naturalife Bridport, reflects on the store’s history as it marks a significant anniversary.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
Garden of Life®
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]