Resisting a strong urge to bury my head in a hole for the last six weeks, it’s been amazing to see the positive changes people are making in their lives.
Fairtrade brand FAIR SQUARED has introduced a range of soap bars using natural organic ingredients and offering varieties for face, hair and body.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Fairtrade has launched a programme in India to grow non-GM cotton seeds, to ‘future-proof Fairtrade cotton’.
Natural and organic brand Clipper Teas has expanded its range of decaffeinated teas with three new products including two new Fairtrade and organic options.
Celebrating a decade of showcasing the best in natural beauty and wellness, The Beauty Shortlist & Wellbeing Awards has announced its winners for 2020.
Along with the addition of a variety of new skincare products, Fairtrade brand Fair Squared has announced that its range has become zero waste.
Fairtrade brand chocolate Divine has unveiled its 2020 Easter egg collection, which includes two new eggs and a host of festive favourites.
The climate emergency is here, and for farmers it’s more real than anyone. While many activistsare taking to the streets calling for action …
Whether it’s the result of super powers or super marketing, superfoods sales continue to soar – but, discovers Kate Miller, not everyone in the industry is on board with the term (more…)
Fairtrade brand Divine Chocolate has unveiled a number of new additions to its Christmas goodies offer for 2019, include a variety of vegan options.
Emily McCoy looks back on 25 years of the Fairtrade Foundaiton and highlights how the famous marque can make a difference.
Ethical tea brand Clipper held a pop-up tea swap in Shoreditch today where consumers were able to swap their usual tea for a box of the brand’s Fairtrade tea and learn about the difference Fairtrade can make to the lives of tea estate workers.
We are demanding more from our shops, our purchases and the ways that our day-to-day items are produced. Transparency is the buzzword of the year and brands are responding with new labels, ethical commitments and claims from organic to vegan. But which ones to choose? And who can we trust?
With small chocolate producers choosing to trade directly, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the rise in artisan bean to bar chocolatiers who are putting cocoa farmers’ welfare before profit
Natural food brand Roots & Wings has launched a collection of organic and fair trade Chocolate Leaves.
Chocolatier James Hull talks to Jane Wolfe about how the award-winning Hassocks-based brand J.Cocoa grew out of his passion for the bean and desire to give cocoa farmers their fair dues Can you tell me a bit about J.Cocoa and why you chose to produce bean to bar chocolate? From simple curiosity to hobby to […]
Lucy Bee has launched its first organic skincare offer along with a four-strong line of organic soaps.
Wessanen-owned organic and Fairtrade tea brand Clipper is launching what it is claiming is the world’s first plastic-free, non-GM and unbleached heat-sealed tea bag.
Rombouts has launched its new single-origin Cold Brew in two flavours: Cold Brew Coffee – 100% pure Arabica coffee and filtered water – and Cold Brew Ginger & Lemon infusion.
Rosie Greenaway raises her glass to an ample organic, vegan, free-from and Fairtrade alcohol offer, and learns how mainstream trends are finding their way into this booming category
Lockdown sparks appetite for health and wellness content, says YouGov
May 26, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
Magazine app Readly’s new Wellness Barometer reports a shift in public reading habits during the coronavirus crisis, with health and wellness centre stage.
Income often higher on organic farms says SA report
A Soil Association report reveals that although business output is similar on organic and non-organic farms, net farm income is often higher on organic.
Viridian champions health stores with radio campaign
Viridian Nutrition has launched a new campaign to boost awareness of health food stores as ‘a community resource and hub for preventative care’.
Natural Products Global announces Supplier Connect launch
In a major cross-portfolio initiative, Diversified Communications UK will next month launch Supplier Connect, a new global, online directory.
April 28, 2020 Jane Wolfe
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
Ever wondered how to make ice cream so smooth even the toughest connoisseur would be fooled? Yorica is here to explain (some of) its secrets to success.
Operation Healthy Lockdown
As health stores find themselves on the frontline of a national effort to keep the UK nourished, Jim Manson reports on Operation Healthy Lockdown.
After the gold rush
CBD is the fastest growing category the natural products sector has ever known. But a new phase is being ushered in, Jim Manson reports.
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