Start-up brand Indigenous Beauty has introduced a range of all-natural unisex deodorant creams in three scents.
Ben & Anna has launched an eco-friendly range of certified natural and organic solid deodorants in plastic-free packaging.
French brand Saint Côme has arrived in the UK with its Aroma Spray range of essential oil-based natural products.
A new natural and organic brand has launched with a six-strong range of vegan deodorants to ‘keep sweat at bay and skin happy’.
The Organic Young or Oy! skincare collection by Green People, designed for acne prone skin, has been reformulated and given a brand new look. The Oy! range comprises a number of certified organic clear skin products for tweens, teens and those with troublesome skin. The products are rich in nourishing omega-3 and 6 from rosehip […]
Kinetic Natural Products Distributor will be introducing JASON’s Sea Salt Mouth Rinse at Natural & Organic Products Europe later this month. A unique product that cares for your entire mouth, it features Dead Sea salt and has an all-natural cool mint flavour. It contains a blend of natural extracts to help neutralize sugars that cause […]
Researchers say that regular use of antiperspirants kills off beneficial bacteria that are thought to help protect against infection and disease. The scientists, from North Carolina Central University, found that alcohol and other chemicals in these products radically altered the populations of single-celled organisms that live in our armpits. Lead researcher, Dr Julie Horvath, said: “We […]
Salt of the Earth has launched the first scented product in its 100% natural deodorant range, the Pure Aura spray. Fragranced with a combination of over 15 natural botanical extracts and oils, it is infused with a fresh, floral and sweet lavender and vanilla scent and includes skin-soothing aloe vera and antibacterial honeysuckle. Rather than […]
New ‘backwards’ refill rules hit Brighton & Hove
December 12, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Customers at Infinity Foods have expressed annoyance at changes to its refills system – changes which the retailer had to make to conform to regulations.
Plastic use up as supermarkets backtrack on pledges to cut back
The amount of plastic produced and used by UK supermarkets rose this year, according to a report by Greenpeace and the Environmental Investigation Agency.
Zeroing in on the plastic-free opportunity
The historic UK spa town of Tunbridge Wells is the venue for one of the country’s newest plastic-free retailers, The Zero Waste Company
SFT welcomes HRH Prince of Wales as Patron
It has been announced that HRH The Prince of Wales has accepted an invitation from the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) to become the charity’s Patron.
Pick of the products 2019
November 28, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s lips, our sector was pioneering its ‘better for you and the planet’ products long before the phrase hit the mainstream. As the world plays catch-up, here’s a review of the trendsetting […]
With irritable bowel syndrome affecting approximately 12 million people in the UK, Jane Wolfe finds out how diet and lifestyle changes can significantly help sufferers, and investigates the low-FODMAP solution (more…)
Living life on the veg
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
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]