New Zealand-based beauty brand Ethique has introduced a Zero waste, plastic-free line called Little Ethique, developed specifically for babies.
Maharishi Ayurveda has launched a new range of 12 carrier oils for home use, each with its own benefits and therapeutic properties.
Netherlands-based brand We Love the Planet has brought its hydrating deodorants over to the UK.
To meet the growing demand for naturally sourced sweeteners, Tree of Life has launched a line of Organic Agave and Coconut Syrups.
Lucy Bee has launched its first organic skincare offer along with a four-strong line of organic soaps.
As we shake off the excesses of the festive season and bring our focus to another year in this constantly evolving (but sometimes fickle) industry, I am reminded of the sheer pace of change, and the increasing shift of natural and organic values into mainstream consciousness.
Vegan treat brand Nutty Cacao has created a line of vegan-friendly chocolate cups made with 100% natural ingredients.
Coconut brand Cocofina has introduced a cutting-edge new coconut product: a make-your-own dairy-free yoghurt.
Vegan yoghurt and ice cream maker COYO has apologized for the ‘precautionary product removal’ now in place after traces of milk were found in its dairy-free yoghurts.
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.
Good Hemp claims UK’s first CBD plant-based milk
November 8, 2019 Jane Wolfe
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.
Climate change report cast organic in ‘false and negative light’
A new study about organic farming and greenhouse gas emissions has been criticized for portraying organic in a ‘false and negative light’.
Charity calls for end to ‘unfair’ VAT on plant milks
PLANT-based food charity Proveg International is calling for an end to the ‘unequal and unfair’ taxation of plant-based milk compared to cow’s milk.
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?
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
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 […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]