Consumers have lashed out on social media in reaction to the plastic wrapping which surrounds a third-party brand of ‘organic’ coconuts sold by Sainsbury’s.
London-based Erbology has added three new snacks to its range of plant-based products: crackers, granola and energy balls.
This month sees the launch of Jolly Roger, a coconut hot sauce from all-natural brand Cheeky Boy Sauces.
In a bid to make dairy-alternatives more easily accessible, Rude Health has adding fresh chilled varieties to its portfolio of organic nut and oat drinks.
Sweet Revolution’s new on-the-go instant drinks combine coconut milk powder with unrefined, raw coconut sugar, superfoods and spices.
Weleda has launched a new NATRUE-certified Kids 2in1 Shampoo & Body Wash range. The three-strong offer is available in: Very Vanilla, a mellow fragrance, with the sweetness of vanilla and delicate fruity notes of mandarin; Lively Lime, which has the zesty citrus scent of lime and lemon essential oils to refresh and energize; and Happy […]
New Shoreditch-based company MiiRO has launched with three vegan ice cream pops in Salted Caramel, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Hazelnut varieties.
The Coconut Collaborative has added a third product to its range of healthy but indulgent coconut-based desserts.
Coldpress has expanded its range of HPP drinks by introducing a duo of healthy sparkling waters and a new collection of fruity coconut waters.
In January, Cocofina is introducing a fourth variety to its existing range of natural snack bars with its new Organic Coconut & Pineapple variety.
MightyBee has introduced a range of raw, organic, vegan jerky produced from young Thai coconuts to offer a healthy everyday snack option.
Pop Idol finalist Gareth Gates has created a new brand of coconut teas called Cuppanut, set to hit the shelves this spring.
The latest in Sweet Freedom’s range of all natural liquid chocolate are Choc Shot Orange Spice and Choc Shot Coconut. Sweetened with 100% natural fruit extracts, the Choc Shots contain 14 calories per teaspoon and have a low GI. “Expanding the range of Choc Shot flavours was a natural progression for us and our latest […]
Jane Wolfe cracks open the ever-growing coconut sector and finds out what is driving the use of this versatile ingredient and what potential problems its massive popularity may bring (more…)
Huel, a nutritionally complete powder which provides at least 100% of the government’s recommended daily intake, has launched in the UK. Promising to make health-conscious Britons’ lives more convenient by “removing the need to eat food” the powder is made from protein, carbohydrates and fats combined with a specific vitamin blend and enables a whole […]
Natural bodycare company Jason has introduced a new range, to take advantage of the rising popularity of coconut in the natural health and beauty sector. Smoothing Coconut Body Wash combines unrefined virgin coconut oil with shea butter to give a formula rich in vitamin E and antioxidant polyphenols aiming to cleans and nourish; Smoothing Coconut […]
The Green People Festival Pack is designed to nurture and protect skin with natural and organic products and maintain “that flower child vibe all summer long”. The kits contain five must-have products for skin-aware festival-goers to have on-hand, and all products come in travel-friendly sizes, ranging from 10ml-30ml. Foaming Face Wash removes grime and grease […]
Danish healthcare brand Vitona has arrived in the UK, marking the occasion with a launch party held at Soho House in London on 3 June. The company, which produces organic functional foods and food state supplements, recently rebranded for the UK market and has reformulated two of its best-selling products: Oil of Life Beauty and […]
What is said to be the world’s first high protein Frozen Yoghurt Push-Up has been launched onto the UK market by Wheyhey. The all-natural lollies are available in three flavours – Natural, Blueberry and Coconut – and are available to buy in a six-pack. Aiming to provide a fun, tasty and convenient way to get […]
TIANA Fair Trade Organics has announced new additions to its core coconut-based offer. (more…)
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…)
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 […]
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 […]