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 […]
Following the announcement that Alpro is to move production of its nut-based products in-house at the end of the year, necessitating, it says, a ‘may contain traces of almond or hazelnut’ warning on its soya products (including the Provamel range), a number of concerned parties met with the company at the end of January. Despite […]
Beauty boxes are still big news in the industry. It’s a simple idea: people pay to receive a monthly package which brands pay to fill with samples and so reach new consumers. It’s all win/win as long as the box brands keep the quality up and the subscribers feel that they’re getting something different to […]
Healthy bowels company Lepicol has raised £1,200 for charity by, fittingly, selling decorated toilet seats. The 22 examples of unique toilet seat art were recently displayed for sale on Lepicol’s stand at camexpo 2013, organised by Diversified Communications UK. Following sales which amounted to an impressive £600, Probiotics International Ltd, which manufactures Lepicol, matched the […]
Leading organic baby food brand Organix is switching marketing emphasis away from TV campaigns towards digital platforms, reports Marketing Week. As part of plans to increase the brand’s appeal to the “modern mum”, Orgnanix will be overhauling its website and linking it more closely to its facebook and Twitter channels. Marketing Week says the pioneer […]
Juiceburst rebrands, reformulates, extends range
January 16, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Soft drinks brand Juiceburst has reformulated and rebranded across its entire portfolio, as well as creating two new additions to its core range.
OTB receives £1.73m in funding
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) is to receive a loan from Triodos Bank, Europe’s leading sustainable bank, to help grow organic sales in the UK in 2018 and beyond.
Forest Whole Foods named Best New Business
Online organic retailer Forest Whole Foods has been awarded Best New Business in the New Forest Business Partnership’s Brilliance in Business Awards.
Gove charms audience at the Oxford Real Farming Conference
Michael Gove became the first Defra minister to address the rebel Real Farming Conference in Oxford, usually a prerogative of the established Oxford Farming Conference.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]
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 […]