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 […]
New research from The University of Hull has confirmed that saturated fats in virgin coconut oil appear to be significantly healthier than those found in dairy products. Although this has been shown previously through animal-based studies, the new research used human subjects. The volunteers were split into two groups and given high fat shakes made […]
According to new research by YouGov, commissioned by the Food and Drink Innovation Network, a third of UK households are now affected by food allergy or intolerance. In the survey of 1,600 adults across the UK, one in five people (22%) said they suffer from a food allergy or intolerance, with dairy and gluten being […]
TED-style talks on stage at NPE
February 15, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
The Natural Products Talks Theatre programme at this year’s NPE will feature a mix of fast-paced TED-style talks, dynamic panel discussions and live interviews.
Living Nature Skin Steps land on UK shelves
Living Nature, a certified natural skincare and cosmetics range from New Zealand, has now made its new-look Skin Steps box sets available to the UK market.
Carun Active Hemp conquers the den
Hemp product producer Carun UK secured an investment of £50,000 from Jenny Campbell in a recent edition of BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den.
News in brief
Sweet-toothed customers across London can now purchase chocolate from Love Cocoa on the Deliveroo app, including individual bars and collection boxes. The chocolate gifts can be delivered to customers in around 20 minutes.
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 […]