Diane Millis speaks to the chair of the Gluten Free Industry Association, Simon Wright, to find out what it hopes to achieve.
Researchers at the Harvard Medical School are warning that eating a gluten-free diet could increase a healthy person’s risk of developing coronary heart disease.
New Shoreditch-based company MiiRO has launched with three vegan ice cream pops in Salted Caramel, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Hazelnut varieties.
The Coconut Collaborative has added a third product to its range of healthy but indulgent coconut-based desserts.
In March, a new 3,000sqft vegan-friendly, sugar-free health store and eatery opened in central Birmingham, just a few minutes walk from Grand Central and New Street station.
Organax is a new organic brand, which has launched with a range of four initial superfood powders.
New Lancashire-based company My Hair Secret has launched a nutritional supplement called Hair Growth Formula PLUS+. The scientifically formulated supplement contains Lustalox – a blend created by brand founder and scientist Emma Procter – which contains a blend of ingredients designed to block the formation of dihydrotestosterone, a hormone linked to baldness and hair loss, […]
Edinburgh-based Nairn’s Oatcakes has invested over £6.5 million in a new ‘state-of-the-art’ gluten-free manufacturing operation in Newtongrange, Midlothian.
Whole Earth has launched a new range of Power Balls, endorsed by the British Triathlon Federation.
Meridian Foods has introduced two new varieties to its nut bar range: Peanut & Pumpkin and Peanut & Coconut.
Booja-Booja is adding a new variety to its range of hand-painted organic Easter eggs: Almond & Sea Salt Caramel.
People who eat a gluten-free diet may be at risk for dramatically increased exposure to arsenic and mercury – toxic metals that can lead to cardiovascular disease, cancer and neurological effects
Easy Bean is launching two new flavours of its Chickpea Crispbread in March: Cheddar Crunch and Seaweed Sesame.
InSpiral has added four new innovative snacks to its range of organic raw snacks.
Biccy Boms is the second indulgent treat to come out of natural brand Livia’s Kitchen.
Windmill Organics has added several products across its brands, including an organic sauerkraut and buckwheat spaghetti.
Gluten- and dairy-free brand Delicious Alchemy has introduced a new breakfast option, Wonderfully Berry Granola.
Gluten-free bakery Honeybuns is adding to its New Generation line of cakes with its Oaty Coconut Bar and Oaty Apricot Bar, which join the existing Squillionaire and Fruity Nut bars. Oaty Coconut Bar is a moist, slow-baked flapjack made with virgin coconut oil with a rich flavour of coconut and caramel. Oaty Apricot Bar is […]
Edgard & Cooper has launched in the UK, with a mission to provide dogs with natural, nutritious and no-nonsense food.
It’s the home baking ‘season’, so now’s time to create a stir and encourage your customers to bake up a storm (more…)
TED-style talks on stage at NPE
February 15, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
The Natural Products Talks Theatre programme at this year’s NPE will feature a mix of fast-paced TED-style talks, dynamic panel discussions and live interviews.
Living Nature Skin Steps land on UK shelves
Living Nature, a certified natural skincare and cosmetics range from New Zealand, has now made its new-look Skin Steps box sets available to the UK market.
Carun Active Hemp conquers the den
Hemp product producer Carun UK secured an investment of £50,000 from Jenny Campbell in a recent edition of BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den.
News in brief
Sweet-toothed customers across London can now purchase chocolate from Love Cocoa on the Deliveroo app, including individual bars and collection boxes. The chocolate gifts can be delivered to customers in around 20 minutes.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]
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 […]