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.
Cotswolds-based Just Wholefoods has added to its range of plant-based foods with its latest 100% vegan innovation, Organic Sunflower Mince.
Coconut yoghurt brand CoYo hit back at Pret a Manger this week, after the sandwich chain blamed a contaminated batch of dairy-free yoghurt for the death of a customer in its Bath store in December 2017.
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
Entries are now open for the new Beauty Shortlist Wellbeing Awards, which will run alongside the original Beauty Shortlist Awards taking place in London on Friday 1 March 2019.
Clearspring announces two new flavours of Organic Seaveg Crispies: zingy Ginger and aromatic Turmeric.
A new app called FoodAdvisr has been launched to help consumers manage food intolerances whilst shopping, cooking and eating out.
Doves Farm Foods has launched two new gluten-free baking mixes for retail under its FREEE by Doves Farm brand.
With the launch of its new Gluten Free Flatbreads, Nairn’s has entered the lunchtime eating category for the first time.
Future Food Shop is a new online ecommerce site launched by Alma Eureka Ltd, dedicated to selling the sustainable food of the future.
Rude Health has found itself at the centre of a rude row following a controversial blog posted by co-founder and brand director Camilla Barnard.
New drinks brand OOOMEGA has launched with a range of 100% plant-based flax seed drinks, the first of their kind in the UK.
EC postpones bee-friendly pesticide vote
May 22, 2019 Jane Wolfe
On 8 May, the European Commission announced it would delay a vote to implement new bee-friendly pesticide testing standards and would instead conduct a review.
Fruit juice linked with increased risk of all-cause mortality
A new study by US researchers suggests that the sugar content in both fizzy drinks and fruit juice can contribute to shortened lifespans.
News in brief
Wren Laboratories Ltd, the company behind OptiBac Probiotics, has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2019 in the international trade category. Dairy and egg-free cake brand Alternative Foods has announced that it has rebranded as OGGS and is launching into UK supermarkets from the end of this month. The Breakfast Pot, made with Hesper […]
UK’s first cannabis restaurant raided by police
Canna Kitchen, the Brighton restaurant, café and shop which opened in December claiming to be the first in the UK to offer cannabis-infused cuisine, was raided by Sussex Police on Wednesday.
Nurture through nature
May 7, 2019 Claire Lavelle
From pregnancy massage oils to baby toys made from sustainable materials, today’s parents are turning their backs on synthetics in favour of a more natural approach, reports Claire Lavelle
A sting in the tail?
Bee products are still flying off the shelves – but, asks Matt Chittock, will the vegan revolution prove a sting in the tail? (more…)
Protein goes green
From the humble pea to the mighty sunflower, plant-based sources of protein are gaining ground. Jo Caird examines the market and reports on a new public-facing campaign aimed at educating protein consumers (more…)
With growing emphasis being placed on reducing our use of the dreaded ‘p’ word (you know the one), Jane Wolfe discovers how natural health retailers can help their customers to pack a more eco-friendly suitcase. (more…)
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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Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
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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.