The climate emergency is here, and for farmers it’s more real than anyone. While many activistsare taking to the streets calling for action …
Emily McCoy looks back on 25 years of the Fairtrade Foundaiton and highlights how the famous marque can make a difference.
Speciality coffee was once the preserve of the coffee geeks and hipsters. These days all operators are trying to ensure their coffee is good.
CBD start-up Cheerful Buddha has hit the market with its first product: a medium roast 100% organic Love & Wellness CBD Coffee.
The latest offer from Superfoodies is an innovative new range of functional drinks combining medicinal mushrooms with coffee.
Ethical coffee brand TrueStart Coffee has opened its own cafe at the co-working space Runway East in Bristol.
The Eden Project has launched a new range of home compostable coffee capsules to address the problem of plastic waste.
A study which analysed data from over half a million people has found those who drink coffee may live longer than non-coffee drinkers.
Fair trade chocolate company Divine has created a new grab and go Cappuccino bar, combining Divine chocolate with real coffee pieces, designed for an afternoon pick-me-up. The 40g bar combines a milk chocolate base layer topped with white chocolate, all made with pure cocoa butter and Madagascan vanilla. The layers are blended with Cafédirect Fairtrade […]
UK fair trade organization Traidcraft has revealed its special range of treats for this festive season.
Fairtrade International has released its annual report, which reveals that 2015 saw growth in sales of coffee (18%), bananas (12%) and cocoa (27%).
International maritime charity Sailors’ Society has launched two new coffee blends in a bid to raise awareness and diversify its income.
Dairy-free coconut milk brand Rebel Kitchen has launched a new Coffee variety of its mylk drink. Coffee Mylk is described as a light and healthy way to enjoy a coffee fix, and is produced with coconut milk, organic date nectar, Somerset spring water and organic coffee. The company highlights that Rebel Kitchen’s Coffee Mylk is […]
The UK’s leading fair trade organisation has added three products to its food range which includes organic, gluten-free and vegetarian offers sourced from fair trade producers in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Strengthening its range of speciality coffees, the organisation has sourced Espresso Roast Coffee Beans from Africa, offering a bold and intense flavour. From […]
Retailers got busy for Fairtrade Fortnight (24 February-9 March), organising window displays, tastings and a host of events to flag up this year’s Make Bananas Fair campaign. Claire Humphreys from Archie Browns, which has stores in Penzance and Truro, was one store that made the most of the event. “Across our two stores and our […]
Daily Bread rejoices in ruby anniversary
January 24, 2020 Jane Wolfe
The Northampton co-op Daily Bread is organizing year-long events to mark its 40th anniversary, kicking off the celebrations with a special Ruby Muesli.
News in brief
Chococo has revealed its collection of handmade Easter Eggs for 2020 featuring three new eggs, including a Dark Chocolate Agave Honeycombe Egg.
Kallo campaign dispels ‘healthy food = no taste’ myth
Kallo is launching its latest multimedia campaign, ‘Call on Kallo’, designed to reconnect the brand with the ‘culinary curious healthy eater’.
Government urged to force reformulation of pre-mixed alcoholic drinks
Following a new product survey highlighting the high sugar content of RTD spirits, Action on Sugar is calling on Government to make producers reformulate.
In a pickle
January 23, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
From kombucha to kraut, and kimchi to kefir, the fermented market is alive and kicking. Rosie Greenaway discovers the ancient art of fermenting and learns how to brew her own ‘booch’ (more…)
Back on track
Bone up on joint health with Matt Chittock for all the latest and traditional approaches to keeping customers standing tall (more…)
Say yes to sustainable sex
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (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 […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
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 […]