Having recently moved location from County Durham to Birtley, Tyne & Wear, clean nutrition brand Natural Nutrients came up with a novel idea for customers visiting its new store to buy supplements: a wheel of fortune.
RESCUE has introduced a new Berry flavour of its RESCUE PLUS Lozenge, featuring a new pack design which aims to increase visual standout on shelf as well as highlighting the products’ ‘clarity and composure’ message.
Bournemouth’s Sunrise Organics has created a zero waste area by fundraising through Crowdfunder with its ‘Let’s get Bournemouth from Zero to Hero’ campaign.
Honey Bee A&C, a new health and nutrition shop, has been opened in Bishop Auckland by locals Caroline Walker and Ashley White.
Doves Farm has separated its free-from product offer from its traditional organic products in a major rebrand, following an investment of over £3 million.
Viridian Nutrition has relaunched its sugar detox social media campaign to encourage people to give up sugar with the help of its 7 Day Sugar Detox Kit.
To support British Sandwich Week (8-14 May), Whole Earth has launched its #NaturalBornFiller campaign.
Infinity Foods health store in Brighton recently rediscovered and restored a colourful part of its history – a stained glass light box. Infinity’s Facebook page showed images of the light box, now installed in the store. “Long-term loyal customers among you may recognize this latest addition to the bodycare section,” said the post. “This beautiful […]
Earlier this year, The Natural Store, which has three stores in Cornwall, launched a new website to expand its online presence and market itself more effectively. To upgrade from its old holding page, the store employed a marketing professional to set up the website which provides information about its stores – located in Falmouth, Helston […]
Earlier this month the Better Food Company in St Werburghs, Bristol, played host to Joss Stone as she shot one of the scenes for the video to her new single The Answer. Along with Joss, her mum was also in the shoot and was filmed dancing up a storm in the health food store’s aisles. […]
To show support and raise awareness for people affected by anaphylaxis and severe allergies, the Anaphylaxis Campaign has organized Orange Wig Day 2015, taking place on Friday 15 May. The awareness day aims to highlight the risks, symptoms and treatment of severe allergies and anaphylaxis. The event will see people from all walks of life […]
The Edinburgh Centre of Nutrition & Therapy has launched a new-look website in the run-up to launching into online retailing. Owner Sarah Stelling, told Natural Products News that she was looking for a more modern, up-to-date website that would reach more people, improve marketing and increase the centre’s online presence. The site, which will also […]
Following the closure of Health Quest in October, retailer Carol Faulkner has opened her new venture, Northampton Health Store, kicking off with a launch party in January to celebrate with existing customers and attract new ones. “The launch party was fantastic,” says Faulkner, “We had lots of companies supporting us including Solgar, Kinetic, Natures Aid, […]
Quality Health Foods in Harrogate, which has been serving the town for over 30 years, recently introduced a smartphone app in a bid to increase awareness of the store, both online and off, and facilitate access to its online shop. The app, which is available on both Android and Apple smartphones, was created by a […]
Winners of this year’s VegfestUK Awards were announced at VegfestUK at Olympia West in September and presented by comedian Andrew O’Neill. Launched in 2007, the VegfestUK 2014 awards consist of 14 different categories with ten nominees for each category. The awards celebrate the very best of the vegan lifestyle, from food, bodycare, publications, to celebrities, […]
MULU Organic Raw Chocolate is challenging the way women are portrayed in the media by launching a search to find a group of real women to feature in their new marketing campaign. After being uninspired and frustrated by how chocolate is usually advertised – using over-sexualized, improbably glamorous, slim young women lounging about nibbling on […]
On 14 June a team from Peak Health Food in Rugeley will be aiming to complete the Three Peaks Challenge for charity. Jason Parrish, Emma Mayou and Carey Dyer will be climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon, all in 24 hours. Marie Longman, manager of the store, explains: “It was the idea of my […]
As part of its Pukka Organic Wellbeing launch, Pukka Herbs is running a trade window competition for retailers to construct the best window display using the new range. First prize is an incredible holiday experience with Canopy & Stars, and the runner up will receive a collection of Pukka products from each family of the […]
Natural and organic brand Roots & Wings is running a competition offering the chance to win a champagne hot air balloon flight for two. The prize is courtesy of Virgin Balloon Flights which will provide a one-hour experience for one lucky winner with a choice of over 100 launch locations. To enter the competition, simply […]
The Eighth Day co-op has launched a Wall of Beans competition in which customers can guess how many of a particular bean the store will sell in a given month. At the beginning of each month, the chosen bean will be announced on Facebook and Twitter and people can enter by sending a message via […]
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?
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]