Vegan brand One Planet Pizza has cooked up its first 100% gluten-free frozen pizza in the form of the new Gluten Free Three Cheezly Margherita.
Fed by Abel & Cole is a newly launched delivery service providing 100% organic ‘office-friendly’ food and drink to workplace teams.
Biona has released a raft of new organic products into the market, including ready-meals, sauces and meat-free alternatives.
Aduna has announced the launch of its latest product, 100% natural and organic Fonio Ancient Super-Grain, positioned as the ‘new quinoa’.
Pip & Nut has introduced a new line of all-natural nut butter cups, produced using the brand’s award-winning nut butters.
Aiming to tap into the increasing demand for healthier crisp alternatives, Sunmo has introduced a new line of hand-cooked, all-natural Plantain Crisps.
A new shop, Heather and Rose Health, opened its doors in Watford in October to offer the local community an independent health store experience. Business partners by Kasia Chajdacki and Branka Simic both previously worked in Panacea health store in a nearby shopping centre, but when that closed down they resolved to branch out on […]
Beyond Meat has launched Beyond Sausage onto the UK market in what it says is the first plant-based sausage that looks, tastes and sizzles just like pork.
The latest innovation from Abacus Foods is a three-strong line of gluten-free and vegan Seaweed Crisps in Lightly Salted, Salt & Vinegar and Cheese.
Chuckling Goat has created a Brown Rice Kefir in what it says is a ‘world first’, following customer demand for a vegan, gluten-free kefir option.
Swedish-based New Nordic has extended its range of supplements with what it claims are the world’s first Apple Cider Gummies.
Manuka Doctor has unveiled Manuka Plus, what it says is the first vitamin supplement range to contain high strength MGO300 manuka honey.
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.
Tribunal judge rules ethical veganism is ‘philosophical belief’
January 17, 2020 Jim Manson
In a landmark legal case, a tribunal judge has ruled that ethical veganism qualifies as a ‘philosophical belief and must be afforded special protections.
Pukka’s Herb Hub pops up in Covent Garden
PUKKA Herbs pop-up café the Herb Hub is coming to the end of its stay in the Seven Dials area of Covent Garden in London.
Organic Research Centre appoints new CEO
The Organic Research Centre has announced the appointment of Lucy MacLennan – a scholar of the Nuffield Farming Scholarships Trust – as its new CEO.
News in brief
Activated snack brand Boundless has rebranded and launched across the UK in Sainsbury’s, Holland & Barrett, TK Maxx, Boots Ireland and John Lewis Food Hall.
Say yes to sustainable sex
December 19, 2019 Sharna Waid
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…)
New Year, new stress
Is the pressure we put upon ourselves to change during January causing us problems? Alice Wright considers whether unrealistic New Year’s resolutions could be doing more harm than good, and discusses some gentler, alternative options to ease customers stress-free into 2020 (more…)
Pick of the products 2019
One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s lips, our sector was pioneering its ‘better for you and the planet’ products long before the phrase hit the mainstream. As the world plays catch-up, here’s a review of the trendsetting […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]