Australian brand Pimp My Salad has entered the UK market, offering a three-strong range of innovative vegan meal toppers. Created using slow-dried cooking techniques to retain the nutritional value of the ingredients, which are sourced from ethical suppliers, the Pimp My Salad range is gluten-free and keto/paleo friendly and the UK offer comprises: Coconut Bacon […]
New nut concentrate brand Nooj has launched onto the market with its first retail listing in Planet Organic’s eight London stores and online.
H&B has announced a tie-up with Deliveroo to offer consumers a range of its most popular health products via the food delivery business’s website and app.
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.
Start-up Bright Barley has introduced a line of dairy-free vegan drinks made using what it say is the UK’s first alternative ‘mylk’ produced using barley.
Kate Miller dives into the free-from sector and discovers the traditional Russian ingredients and improved nutritional profile changing the UK’s free-from scene (more…)
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…)
The development of new technology which detoxifies gluten proteins could bring new hope to gluten-intolerant consumers.
Pep & Lekker has given its Seed Snacks a fresh look along with introducing improved formulations and two new sweet flavours.
As the free-from sector continues to thrive and innovate, Jane Wolfe discovers how consumers of this ever expanding category have differing but specific wants and needs, making clarity and consistency key (more…)
Cofresh Snack Foods has purchased an additional food production and warehousing facility in Nuneaton to enable it to expand to meet growing demand.
Natural and organic food brand Tree of Life has created an eight-strong range of organic Raw Cacao Chocolate bars.
Just Wholefoods is celebrating its 30th anniversary by rebranding its entire 19-strong product portfolio.
As demand for plant-based products rockets, people are taking an interest in meatless meals. Meat substitutes seem like an obvious choice to many consumers. However, this term encompasses a wide range of foods with various pros and cons.
The eighth annual FreeFrom Skincare Awards are now open for entries, with a number of changes for 2019.
Dairy-free yoghurt brand, CO YO has launched what it says is the UK’s first Organic Coconut Milk Kefir range.
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.
The UK organic market is now worth £2.33 billion following sales growth of 5.3% in 2018, according to the Soil Association Organic Market Report 2019.
Take It Cheesy is the latest flavour out of free-from snack brand HIPPEAS’ stable of Organic Chickpea Puffs.
Robert Sak, founder of gluten-free brand Pure Grain Breads, has gained a new business partner in the form of Deborah Meaden, following his appearance on the BBC show Dragons’ Den.
Why mask-wearing could be making people shop more more healthily
August 10, 2020 Jim Manson
As mask-wearing becomes increasingly ‘normalized’, is the act of wearing a face covering having an effect on purchasing decisions?
‘Don’t miss out’: retailers urged to engage with new consumer directory
Leading industry organizations HFMA, NAHS and HFI are collaborating on a major new direct to consumer campaign called HealthyDoesIt.
New online store for Archie Browns
Prompted by customer demand – primarily due to the COVID-19 crisis – Truro health food store Archie Browns launched its online store at the end of July.
Preserve Foods opens third Bristol zero waste store
In July, Bristol saw the opening of a third branch of zero waste store Preserve Foods, this time in the village-like suburb of Westbury-on-Trym.
An apple a day
The market for apple cider vinegar products has exploded in recent years. Jo Caird finds out why (more…)
Playgrounds and pandemics
As parents prepare to drop their children off at the school gates after a prolonged period of homeschooling, nerves will run high over kids’ wellbeing.
Nature has the answer
As we continue to face COVID-19 challenges, organic is enjoying growth. Emily McCoy hears why the Organic September campaign says nature has the answer.
Sustainability: stemming the tide
Recent pressure from the plastics industry to delay single-use plastic bans amid questions of safety during COVID-19 may signal a dangerous backslide, but Jane Wolfe discovers the natural and organic sector isn’t about to stop innovating when it comes to sustainability (more…)
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.
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 […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
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. […]