To celebrate its tenth year, the organic Sicilian wine brand Purato has undergone a makeover, including the new strapline ‘Green to the extreme’, to flag up its green credentials.
Natural and organic beauty brand lavera has expanded its range of colour cosmetics with 59 new items.
Matcha and Beyond is a new matcha and coffee bar due to open on the King’s Road, London, in late October.
After its Brighton and Bristol events earlier this year, VegfestUK is once again returning to London on 27-28 October.
US eco-friendly bottled water company JUST Goods Inc has launched JUST Water onto the UK market, in the first step of a major global expansion.
Single-use plastic bags are a big contributor to our plastic filled oceans, but with Carrinet Veggio you can ditch the small plastics bags used for veg.
Research has revealed that the majority (67%) of organic consumers expect produce to be packaged in a more environmentally-friendly way than non-organic.
Ben & Anna has launched an eco-friendly range of certified natural and organic solid deodorants in plastic-free packaging.
ORGANYC has extended its eco-friendly tampon product range with bio-based plastic Compact Applicator Tampons made with 100% organic cotton.
Natural eco-friendly tooth care brand WooBamboo is expanding its offer with an Eco Awesome Toothpaste range.
Eco-friendly UK cleaning brand Bio-D has further boosted its green credentials by introducing new packaging made from 100% UK post-consumer waste.
Responding to a growing demand from environmentally-conscious consumers, supermarket giant Tesco launches own-label range of eco-cleaning products.
South African organic bath, bodycare and home fragrance brand Charlotte Rhys is now available in the UK. The brand uses five fragrances across its range which are available in perfume form as well as in a collection of shower gels, shampoos, conditioners, body lotions and butters and hand creams. There is also a line for […]
Green beauty brand Weleda has unveiled its first range of Tinted Lip Balms, available from April. The NATRUE-certified natural balms are available in three shades, using mineral pigments and natural ingredients to provide a subtle hint of colour and shimmer. The colours are: Nude – a barely-there tint to leave a natural shimmer on the […]
A range of eco-friendly dental products has been launched in the UK by Woobamboo.
The Little Soap Company has introduced a range of eco-friendly candles in time for those dark winter nights, along with a selection of organic pet products.
North of England supermarket chain Booths is to delist several leading baby food and babycare brands as it focuses on smaller supplies it sees as more local or eco-friendly
UK-based fashion and beauty e-tailer ASOS has announced plans to expand its eco-friendly edit of sustainable fashion, accessories and beauty buys, sourced from across the globe and collated as part of its Green Room collection. In its 2015 Annual Report, which saw UK sales climb 28%, while internationally retail sales jumped up 58%, the company noted […]
Broadcaster and writer Kate Humble (Springwatch, Countryfile) has introduced her natural beauty range into independent stores. The eco-friendly Humble Natural Beauty Range comprises two bath and body collections in Sweet Pea & Verbena and Rose & Frankincense fragrances – inspired by Kate’s love of the countryside and her farm in Monmouthshire – each consisting of […]
Doisy & Dam’s five-strong range of organic dark chocolate superfood bars has launched nationwide with Ocado. Doves Farm has introduced Plain Chocolate Chips, guaranteed to be free from peanuts, milk and soya, and made using organic Fairtrade cocoa solids at 55%. Aduna has won Best New Supplier in Food and Best New Supplier Overall at […]
Why mask-wearing could be making people shop more more healthily
August 10, 2020 Jim Manson
As mask-wearing becomes increasingly ‘normalized’, is the act of wearing a face covering having an effect on purchasing decisions?
‘Don’t miss out’: retailers urged to engage with new consumer directory
Leading industry organizations HFMA, NAHS and HFI are collaborating on a major new direct to consumer campaign called HealthyDoesIt.
New online store for Archie Browns
Prompted by customer demand – primarily due to the COVID-19 crisis – Truro health food store Archie Browns launched its online store at the end of July.
Preserve Foods opens third Bristol zero waste store
In July, Bristol saw the opening of a third branch of zero waste store Preserve Foods, this time in the village-like suburb of Westbury-on-Trym.
An apple a day
The market for apple cider vinegar products has exploded in recent years. Jo Caird finds out why (more…)
Playgrounds and pandemics
As parents prepare to drop their children off at the school gates after a prolonged period of homeschooling, nerves will run high over kids’ wellbeing.
Nature has the answer
As we continue to face COVID-19 challenges, organic is enjoying growth. Emily McCoy hears why the Organic September campaign says nature has the answer.
Sustainability: stemming the tide
Recent pressure from the plastics industry to delay single-use plastic bans amid questions of safety during COVID-19 may signal a dangerous backslide, but Jane Wolfe discovers the natural and organic sector isn’t about to stop innovating when it comes to sustainability (more…)
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.
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. […]
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 […]