Organic food brand Duchy Originals, which celebrated its 21st anniversary last year, has donated £2.8 million to The Prince of Wales’ Charitable Foundation following the receipt of royalties totalling £2.96 million in the year ended March 2013. Founded in 1979, the foundation is one of the largest independent foundations in the UK and supports responsible […]
Profits at Duchy Originals rose by a third in 2012 to £3.23 million, reports Retail Gazette. (more…)
Flagship organic brand Duchy Originals is showing a profit for the first time in four years after a boost from upmarket grocer Waitrose, reports The Telegraph. (more…)
Defiant H&B tells ASA it has ‘no remit to rule on food claims’
December 10, 2019 Jim Manson
Leading health food retailer Holland & Barrett says the Advertising Standards Authority has ‘no remit to rule on food claims’.
News in brief
Sustainable skincare range Zero, by Skin Academy, has secured national distribution with a listing for the full range online and in 84 Lloyds Pharmacy’s.
SFT challenges BBC documentary
A documentary exposing the ‘devastating effect on eco systems’ of meat has been countered by farmers who challenge its position about meat reduction.
Valley Fest gives back
Valley Fest – in collaboration with organic brand and headline partner Yeo Valley – has reported a charity fundraising total of £12,199 from summer 2019.
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
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]