Comvita has introduced a new range of soothing Mānuka honey elixirs and lozenges to help consumers stay healthy this winter.
Comvita has launched a new ready-to-drink Apple Cider Drinking Vinegar, designed to give a refreshing twist to the health store favourite.
Natural health brand Comvita has launched a refreshed range of its premium table honey and added two new flavours to its range.
New research has found that olive leaf extract can have positive short-term effects on heart health markers. The study, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, gave 18 healthy subjects a single recommended dose of Comvita Olive Leaf Extract or placebo, after which vascular function and inflammatory markers in the blood were measured and urine […]
Comvita has extended its skincare offer with the launch of its new Medihoney range, which harnesses the healing power of manuka honey. Scientific research has shown that the active ingredient in medicinal grade manuka honey aids the healing of skin and wound infections. Dermatologically tested and designed to target eczema, broken and infected as well […]
Comvita has developed a vibrant new campaign called ‘Winter’s Best Kept Secret, to raise awareness about the immune-boosting properties of olive leaf extract. The campaign will be running throughout winter with a mix of print advertising, a YouTube video, social media activity and online banner ads. Retailers who participate in the promotion and use Comvita’ […]
The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released an interim manuka honey guide amid growing evidence that ‘fake’ manuka products are on the market in several countries, including Britain. The guide aims to move toward defining the characteristics of manuka honey and clarifying what claims can be made on honey labels and in […]
On 14 June a team from Peak Health Food in Rugeley completed the Three Peaks Challenge for charity, with Jason Parrish, Emma Mayou and Carey Dyer climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in 23 hours and 41 minutes. Marie Longman, manager at the store, explains the idea behind the initiative: “At the beginning of […]
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 […]