Kallo is launching its latest multimedia campaign, ‘Call on Kallo’, designed to reconnect the brand with the ‘culinary curious healthy eater’.
Hot on the heels of Veganuary (set to be the biggest yet), the inaugural Plant Powered Expo will take place in London Olympia on 1-2 February this year.
Fed by Abel & Cole is a newly launched delivery service providing 100% organic ‘office-friendly’ food and drink to workplace teams.
Experts warn that vegans must ensure there is enough vitamin B12 in their diets and the health risks resulting from B12 deficiencies are ‘not a myth’.
After opening their first sustainable shop in January 2019, Store Brighton owners Heather Banks and Ceri Lones have opened another: the Store Next Door.
Zac Goldsmith has written to the House of Lords about a European Parliament proposal to ban words like ‘sausage’ and ‘burger’ to describe plant-based foods.
August saw Planet Organic open its eighth London store in Queen’s Park, the first shop launch since Inverleith LLP took a majority share in the retailer.
Giki has introduced a Hero badge to its shopping app to reward the most sustainable and healthy products available in major UK supermarkets.
In June, Mindful Store opened in Manchester to offer sustainable brands a simple route to gain greater exposure in a retail environment.
The Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) has welcomed Defra’s appointment of Henry Dimbleby, co-founder of Leon restaurants, to lead an independent review of England’s food system, examining it ‘from field to fork’.
After 18 months of building refurbishment, As Nature Intended has reopened its Balham store – the first branch to open without any plastic bags.
Triodos Bank has launched a vision paper calling for a ‘radical systemic transition’ away from current production-focused systems
Bristol-based independent organic and natural food store Better Food was crowned Best Independent Retailer in the Natural & Organic Awards Europe 2019 which were announced at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.
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.
A group of certified B Corporations have collaborated with Waitrose to create an aisle consisting solely of B Corp-certified products on its online store.
Rude Health will be showcasing several new products at Natural & Organic Products Europe this April, including Hot Chocolate and Turmeric Latte, which will be launching during the show.
Last weekend a new sustainable shop opened in the Fiveways area of Brighton, to cater for the plastic-free shopping needs of local residents.
Allergy season may be approaching but, as Kate Miller discovers, following a number of recent high-profile cases of anaphylaxis there’s an altogether more serious issue which health food stores should be aware of: food allergen labelling (more…)
Supplement specialist BioCare has announced a new influencer partnership with health and food blogger Madeleine Shaw in a bid to attract a younger audience to the brand.
Current organic standards have undergone a ‘major review’ by the Soil Association, in a bid to ensure organic farmers and processors can ‘provide the highest level of protection for the environment, food and livestock in the most straightforward way possible’, says the organic certifier.
Supermarkets’ big sustainability sweep
January 29, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
The news is awash with supermarkets making sustainability pledges, declaring plans to take environmental issues more seriously.
Over two million Brits never recycle plastic says report
Research conducted by MPA has found that even after the pollution issue has been driven home by the media, 3% of UK adults still don’t recycle plastic.
Functional gums from Two Wise Chimps
Fledgling brand Two Wise Chimps has created a line of functional vegan chewing gums, designed to provide both specific functional and oral health benefits.
Beauty Kitchen announces 1,000 Refill Stations across the UK
Beauty Kitchen is to launch 1,000 Refill Stations in UK locations over the next two years, saving over 100 million single-use plastic bottles.
In a pickle
January 23, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
From kombucha to kraut, and kimchi to kefir, the fermented market is alive and kicking. Rosie Greenaway discovers the ancient art of fermenting and learns how to brew her own ‘booch’ (more…)
Back on track
Bone up on joint health with Matt Chittock for all the latest and traditional approaches to keeping customers standing tall (more…)
Say yes to sustainable sex
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (more…)
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
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 […]
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 […]