Pep & Lekker has given its Seed Snacks a fresh look along with introducing improved formulations and two new sweet flavours.
The recently launched plant-based brand Qwrkee has now entered the snacking category with a range of vegan jerky.
New plant-based food and drink brand Qwrkee has introduced its Pea M’lk to the UK market, initially launching into retail through Whole Foods Market.
Dairy-free yoghurt brand, CO YO has launched what it says is the UK’s first Organic Coconut Milk Kefir range.
Spare Snacks – which turns wonky fruit and veg into healthy snacks – has rebranded its Pure range and added a new Seasoned line.
Sustainable British snack brand BRAVE has introduced what it says is a world first: Chocolate & Salted Caramel Roasted Peas.
In what it says is an industry first, Nim’s Fruit Crisps is aiming to ‘revolutionize the drinks industry’ by launching a line of edible teas.
A landmark study conducted by researchers at New Zealand’s University of Otago has revealed a direct link between higher intakes of dietary fibre and whole grain foods and a reduction in the risk of a heart disease, diabetes and colorectal cancer.
Cotswolds-based Just Wholefoods has added to its range of plant-based foods with its latest 100% vegan innovation, Organic Sunflower Mince.
Clearspring has introduced its latest product: Organic Young Jackfruit Chunks in a jar.
The latest launch from Free From Italy is a range of high-protein, high-fibre alternatives to rice produced using legume flours.
Clearspring announces two new flavours of Organic Seaveg Crispies: zingy Ginger and aromatic Turmeric.
Whole Earth has bolstered its offer with Hi-Oleic Smooth Peanut Butter, packed full of good fats and fibre and low in sugar.
Bioglan’s new Inulin powder is naturally sourced from chicory root and is available in a 250g pouch.
Linwoods has unveiled its latest creation: Snackettes as a slow cooked, natural and nutrition-packed alternative to unhealthy nibbles.
Nairn’s has relaunched its Gluten-Free Oat Muesli with a new and improved recipe.
The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) – an independent body of public health experts – published its long-awaited Carbohydrates and Health report last month, declaring it to be the “wake-up call we need to rethink our diet”. The report recommends that free sugars should account for no more than 5% of daily energy intake, a halving […]
Chia bia has launched a new range of gluten-free biscuits – Chia Crunch – incorporating the increasingly popular superfood chia seeds. The selection of biscuits – which the company says is the first of its kind – comprises Blueberry & Almond; Chocolate Chip; Lemon Crunch; and Ginger Crunch. All the biscuits contain chia seeds which […]
A new analysis of 25 existing studies has found that fibre-rich foods cut the risk of bowel cancer. (more…)
Triodos Bank calls for ‘radical’ change
June 25, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Triodos Bank has launched a vision paper calling for a ‘radical systemic transition’ away from current production-focused systems
Mary-Jane’s Coffee opens its first CBD café
The man behind Mary-Jane’s Coffee, Jon Antoniou, has opened the South West’s first CBD cafe in Bristol’s Whiteladies Road in a bid to provide ‘a quality, affordable and great-tasting way to take CBD daily’.
News in brief
Chunky Chocolate and Chunky Orange Chocolate with Baobab are the first bars from Prodigy Snacks, a start-up which uses clean, natural ingredients with nutritional benefits to reimagine classic chocolate favourites. Bells & Whistles has launched a new vegan cake line in three flavours: Berry & Cashew, Nut Truffle and Ginger & Apricot. The gluten-, milk- […]
BetterYou reveals new-look website
Natural health brand BetterYou has unveiled its updated website, betteryou.com, with a fresh new look and feel as well as some added initiatives designed to enhance performance and delivery.
Beyond the little bottles
June 12, 2019 Ross Harris
From the yoghurt drinks of the ‘90s to Unilever’s recent investment in ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are still a hot topic – but consumer confusion is rife, discovers Kate Miller, and puzzling legislation isn’t helping (more…)
The carbon pawprint
A far cry from the proverbial dogs’ dinner, the pet industry is now booming with healthier and greener options. From zero waste shampoo bars to premium natural and organic foods, Sharna Waid finds out what retailers are stocking to meet the demands of a growing community of eco-conscious pet parents (more…)
As more consumers seek alcohol-free, low-sugar and sustainably produced beverages, Jane Wolfe speaks with some natural and organic soft drinks brands to discover how they are ticking all the boxes (more…)
The heart of the matter
Dr Decker Weiss is a naturopathic cardiologist with an important message about inflammation. Here, Rosie Greenaway relays some of the key messages conveyed during his 2018 retailer roadshow, and discovers why ignoring the red flags could be catastrophic for cardiovascular health
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 […]
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