The development of new technology which detoxifies gluten proteins could bring new hope to gluten-intolerant consumers.
Dorset-based Primrose’s Kitchen has been purchased for an undisclosed amount by PK Ventures, headed by three former Cadbury Schweppes executives.
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…)
Re:Nourish has announced the launch of a range of soups in a ready-to-go format which allows them to be heated and drunk straight from the bottle.
Captain Kombucha has created a new vegan-friendly sparkling fruit drink range, Oh My Gutness, in 330ml cans.
British brand YAAR says it is creating a new category in the dairy and snack market with the launch of the UK’s first range of chilled quark bars, designed as an on-the-go sweet treat.
The recently launched plant-based brand Qwrkee has now entered the snacking category with a range of vegan jerky.
Açaí producer Sambazon has created what it says is a UK first in the healthy frozen dessert category by launching its ready-to-eat Frozen Scoopable Açaí into retail.
Newly launched UK brand Satisfied Snacks claims to have taken ‘the healthy ingredients of a salad’ to produce a light and crispy wafer in the form of Roughs, its first savoury snack product.
Conscious Chocolate officially relaunched last weekend at Natural & Organic Products Europe, following new investment from Fortissimo Group.
The latest launch from Kallø is a new organic gravy that claims to contain the lowest levels of salt in the UK.
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.
Natural and organic food brand Tree of Life has created an eight-strong range of organic Raw Cacao Chocolate bars.
Snack brand Guruji has introduced a range of Popped Lotus Seeds onto the UK market to offer ‘a credible alternative to popcorn and crisps’.
New research from Mintel highlighting the trends driving innovation in UK skincare, has revealed that British brands are leading the way globally in a number of areas, including facial skincare targeting the microbiome.
Dairy-free yoghurt brand, CO YO has launched what it says is the UK’s first Organic Coconut Milk Kefir range.
American sustainable plant-based protein brand Loma Linda is launching its innovative plant-based seafood alternative, Tuno, at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.
Spare Snacks – which turns wonky fruit and veg into healthy snacks – has rebranded its Pure range and added a new Seasoned line.
Innovative Italian food company Coppola Foods has created POWERSÛP, a range of 100% natural vegetable soups using simple ingredients that aims to reflect the current crossover trend between drinks/smoothies and soups.
Almost a century after launching its Skin Food natural moisturizer, Weleda is set to add three new products to its line-up: Skin Food Light, Skin Food Lip Balm and Skin Food Body Butter.
Mary-Jane’s Coffee opens its first CBD café
June 21, 2019 Jane Wolfe
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.
Government pressed to ban cartoons on unhealthy food for kids
Campaign groups are calling on the UK Government to ban the use of cartoon characters on the packaging of unhealthy products aimed at children, and to mandate traffic light nutrition labelling to facilitate parents to make healthier choices.
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
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