British brand YAAR says it is creating a new category in the dairy and snack market with the launch of the UK’s first range of chilled quark bars, designed as an on-the-go sweet treat.
Welsh organic dairy brand Rachel’s Organic has refreshed its brand, unveiling a new packaging design across its full range of yogurts and rice puddings.
Swedish oat drinks company Oatly has launched its first nationwide, cross-media UK campaign: ‘It’s like milk, but made for humans’ in a bid to convince UK consumers to swap cow’s milk for a plant-based, oat drink alternative.
Working with the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), Dairy brand The Collective has found a solution to an issue with the recyclability of its black plastic lids.
Daylesford has announced the opening of a new farmshop and café in Brompton Cross, London – its fourth outlet in the city.
Somerset-based organic dairy brand Yeo Valley has announced a new partnership with Women’s Super League team Bristol City FC.
The chief executive of the Soil Association (SA), Helen Browning, says there was ‘no excuse’ for the ‘distressing’ treatment of dairy cows and their calves revealed in video footage of an award-winning organic farm by animal rights group Animal Equality.
Taking advantage of the increased interest in fermented food and drink, the Collective dairy has launched a range of Kefir in three flavours: Natural, Mango ‘n’ Turmeric and Coconut ‘n’ Honey.
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.
Arla Foods has acquired a subsidiary of the UK’s biggest organic dairy brand Yeo Valley, in an ambitious move to persuade British consumers to ‘trade up’ to organic dairy.
Wyke Farms has united with OMSCo in a new joint business venture which the two parties have named The British Organic Dairy Company.
Tapping into the free-from trend, organic dairy brand Rachel’s has unveiled a new Organic Lactose-Free Bio-Live Yoghurt range.
Researchers a the University of Surrey in the UK will issue a warning next month that babies born to mothers who drink cow’s milk alternatives – such as soya, almond and coconut – could have lower IQs, reports The Times.
An ad stating that “Humane milk is a myth” has been cleared by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority following complaints from members of the dairy industry that it was inaccurate and misleading.
Arla Foods is repositioning its organic milk range to maximize the opportunity of growing consumer interest in the idea of ‘free-range milk’.
Organic groups and farmers say they are “disappointed” after the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority told Arla Foods to stop using the phrase ‘good for the land’ in relation to organic da
According to the Organic Milk Market Report, UK organic milk volumes rose 4.4% in 2016, in contrast to the conventional milk category which fell by 1.9%.
The dairy industry says that health professionals should move away from focusing on single nutrients like saturated fat, which does a “disservice to whole foods like milk and dairy”.
The Soil Association has apologized for a posting a “controversial” tweet that it said “oversimplified its current concerns with farm animal welfare”.
A new study has shown that both organic milk and meat contain around 50% more beneficial omega-3 fatty acids than conventionally produced products. Analysing data from around the world, the team led by Newcastle University, reviewed 196 papers on milk and 67 papers on meat and found clear differences between organic and conventional milk and […]
Abakus Foods creates a crunch with Seaweed Crisps
September 20, 2019 Jane Wolfe
The latest innovation from Abacus Foods is a three-strong line of gluten-free and vegan Seaweed Crisps in Lightly Salted, Salt & Vinegar and Cheese.
News in brief
Organic dairy brand Yeo Valley has unveiled two new additions to its Little Yeos range of children’s yogurt – Strawberry and Natural.
Oxford Street Body Shop store reimagined as ‘activist workshop’
The Oxford Street branch of The Body Shop has been transformed into an ‘activist workshop’ as part of its pledge to revive its early campaigning spirit.
Defra draws up advisory note for organic industry ahead of possible no-deal Brexit
Defra has issued an advisory note for the UK’s organic bodies to distribute among companies in the industry in case of a no-deal exit from Europe.
A tale of two toothbrushes
August 28, 2019 Ross Harris
The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find out what attempts are being made to take the plastic out of periodontology (more…)
Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet (more…)
Kate Miller talks to the experts about the prevalence of urinary tract infections, old wives’ tales which lead to common misconceptions, and the new smartphone-powered technology which could represent the future of urinalysis (more…)
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]