A group of certified B Corporations have collaborated with Waitrose to create an aisle consisting solely of B Corp-certified products on its online store.
Divine Chocolate Limited, the international Fairtrade company owned by cocoa farmers, has acquired the assets of Swedish pioneering Fairtrade company, The House of Fair Trade. In August 2018 Divine Chocolate purchased the assets of The House of Fair Trade. The company, based in Gothenburg, has distributed Divine Chocolate in Sweden for the last 15 years. Telling the inspirational […]
Divine Chocolate is for the first time adding an organic range to its Fairtrade chocolate selection.
Divine Chocolate has launched a new range of chocolate gifts, bars and treats including boxed chocolates, two advent calendars and limited edition flavours for this year’s festive season.
Huel has created a new Cocoa and Orange flavour bar, blending pea protein, brown rice protein, cacao nibs, cocoa powder and orange oil. Yuyo’s range of organic infusions made with the South American herb yerba mate have secured a new listing with Selfridges. Yeo Valley is extending its Organic Milk range by launching a new 1.5 litre […]
Bee Health (pictured) has been named Yorkshire Business Master (Large Business), which is given to one of the region’s strong success stories that is really setting the pace. Divine Chocolate has been chosen to receive the prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development. Piccolo has launched a new range of snacks, Piccolo Squares, in […]
Pip & Nut has launched into Morrisons, with over 1,000 fixture facings across the UK.
Cold-pressed drinks company MOJU has introduced a new Acerola Cherry Booster Shot to its range. Truede has introduced all-natural vegan Turkish Delight in a grab-and-go box in two flavours: Rose and Mixed, which includes apple, pomegranate, lemon and orange. Sugar Free Karma Cola has launched within a selection of Jamie’s Italian and Barbecoa and the brand has also […]
Whole Earth has increased the distribution of its Power Balls sports and nutrition snack with its first supermarket listing, with Sainsbury’s. Wellaby’s gluten-free and vegan Simple Bakes snacks are now being listed by selected Waitrose stores as well as Ocado. Co-op has listed two Divine Chocolate impulse bars: The Divine Dark Chocolate Caramel bar, and […]
Divine Chocolate has launched three new gift bags ahead of the Christmas period.
To celebrate Wimbledon 2017, Fairtrade chocolate company Divine Chocolate has partnered with gourmet popcorn brand Joe & Sephs to create some sweet treats.
The Fairtrade Foundation has released five short videos about pioneering Fairtrade businesses to mark World Fair Trade Day last month.
Divine has unveiled its Easter collection, incorporating the UK’s first popcorn egg, the result of a collaboration with gourmet popcorn brand Joe & Seph’s.
Divine Chocolate has launched what it calls its biggest innovation in three years – a Chocolate Tasting Set featuring 12 individually wrapped bars in six of the brand’s best-selling flavours. The set has been developed in response to the growing informal sharing chocolate market in the UK, which the brand identifies as a key area […]
Fairtrade chocolate company Divine Chocolate has introduced three new bars into its offer: two new bars For Baking and a Dark Chocolate with Raisins & Almonds bar. The 70% Dark Chocolate For Baking bar is described as having an intensely rich flavour, and the 38% Milk Chocolate For Baking bar is credited with an intense […]
Fairtrade Fortnight is on its way, taking place between 23 February and 8 March, so retailers, get ready to celebrate! This annual event gives retailers an ideal opportunity to highlight Fairtrade goodies with displays, posters, special deals and tastings, and flag up to customers the importance of supporting ethical trading and choosing products that really […]
Christiana Ohene-Agyare, the first woman president of the biggest cocoa cooperative in Africa Kuapa Kokoo, has met with former US President Jimmy Carter in Plains, Georgia (more…)
Triodos Bank calls for ‘radical’ change
June 25, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Triodos Bank has launched a vision paper calling for a ‘radical systemic transition’ away from current production-focused systems
Mary-Jane’s Coffee opens its first CBD café
The man behind Mary-Jane’s Coffee, Jon Antoniou, has opened the South West’s first CBD cafe in Bristol’s Whiteladies Road in a bid to provide ‘a quality, affordable and great-tasting way to take CBD daily’.
News in brief
Chunky Chocolate and Chunky Orange Chocolate with Baobab are the first bars from Prodigy Snacks, a start-up which uses clean, natural ingredients with nutritional benefits to reimagine classic chocolate favourites. Bells & Whistles has launched a new vegan cake line in three flavours: Berry & Cashew, Nut Truffle and Ginger & Apricot. The gluten-, milk- […]
BetterYou reveals new-look website
Natural health brand BetterYou has unveiled its updated website, betteryou.com, with a fresh new look and feel as well as some added initiatives designed to enhance performance and delivery.
Beyond the little bottles
June 12, 2019 Ross Harris
From the yoghurt drinks of the ‘90s to Unilever’s recent investment in ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are still a hot topic – but consumer confusion is rife, discovers Kate Miller, and puzzling legislation isn’t helping (more…)
The carbon pawprint
A far cry from the proverbial dogs’ dinner, the pet industry is now booming with healthier and greener options. From zero waste shampoo bars to premium natural and organic foods, Sharna Waid finds out what retailers are stocking to meet the demands of a growing community of eco-conscious pet parents (more…)
As more consumers seek alcohol-free, low-sugar and sustainably produced beverages, Jane Wolfe speaks with some natural and organic soft drinks brands to discover how they are ticking all the boxes (more…)
The heart of the matter
Dr Decker Weiss is a naturopathic cardiologist with an important message about inflammation. Here, Rosie Greenaway relays some of the key messages conveyed during his 2018 retailer roadshow, and discovers why ignoring the red flags could be catastrophic for cardiovascular health
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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. […]