The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has today announced that entries are open for its first awards, designed to celebrate and honour the outstanding brands, organizations and ambassadors active in the sports nutrition sector.
From the humble pea to the mighty sunflower, plant-based sources of protein are gaining ground. Jo Caird examines the market and reports on a new public-facing campaign aimed at educating protein consumers (more…)
The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) is calling for distinctions to be made between the properties of sports drinks containing caffeine and carbohydrates, and energy drinks.
A new campaign to educate the public on all things sports nutrition has been launched by the industry trade association to ensure consumer safety and good health.
The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) is to hold a meeting and its first global conference in Brussels in September to discuss the future of the European sports nutrition industry at a crucial time for the sector. As the European Commission finalises its report on the future regulation of sports nutrition products in the […]
The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) is urging anyone who might be aware of illegal activity by sports nutrition organisations to step forward and report them. The sports nutrition trade group has created a dedicated form on its website which allows individuals to anonymously bring to its attention non-compliant activity taking place anywhere in […]
Vitamin Center, an Italian distributor of food and sports supplements, and High5, a UK manufacturer of sports nutrition products, are the latest names in the sports nutrition world to sign up to membership of The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA). They join recent recruit Grenade and bring the total membership up to 37 members. […]
A new Food Standards Agency campaign that urges “help prevent another death from DNP” has won the backing of sports nutrition body the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA). The FSA campaign has been prompted by the recent deaths of several young people after they had taken the ‘fat burning’ substance 2,4-dinitrophenol (DNP). Chris Whitehouse, […]
NBTY EUROPE and BodyBuilding.com are joining the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Association (ESSNA) in a move that further cements the organistion’s growing role in the complex sports nutrition regulation arena. NBTY Europe, which was founded in the US in 1970, and BodyBuilding.com – one of the leading suppliers of sport nutrition supplements in the world […]
News in brief
November 14, 2019 Jane Wolfe
The Other Bar, from the United Nations Development Programme and Fairchain Foundation, contains a token that can be used to support farmers in Ecuador.
Good Hemp claims UK’s first CBD plant-based milk
In what it says is a UK first, Good Hemp is launching a range of CBD plant-based milks this month, starting with CBD Barista Seed Milk.
SFT calls for all UK political parties to commit to key food policies
The Sustainable Food Trust is urging UK political parties to prioritize the advancement of an environmentally sustainable and healthy food system.
Climate change report cast organic in ‘false and negative light’
A new study about organic farming and greenhouse gas emissions has been criticized for portraying organic in a ‘false and negative light’.
Living life on the veg
October 28, 2019 Ross Harris
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
With 72% of adults reporting that they exercise on a weekly basis, Kate Miller highlights why a broader definition of sports nutrition could be advantageous
The K word
With celebrity followers helping boost its appeal the keto diet is still very much in vogue. But does it sit comfortably within the natural health sector?
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 […]
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
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 […]
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 […]