Celebrating a decade of showcasing the best in natural beauty and wellness, The Beauty Shortlist & Wellbeing Awards has announced its winners for 2020.
‘Clean’, ‘green’, ‘cruelty-free’ meat alternatives are often positioned as more ethically responsible meal options. But are they?
The recipients of 2019’s Sustainable Beauty Awards have been announced at a reception in Paris by award organizer Ecovia Intelligence.
Green People and The Born Free Foundation have teamed for a limited edition of the ethical beauty brand’s sustainable teenage skincare range, Organic Young.
Giki has introduced a Hero badge to its shopping app to reward the most sustainable and healthy products available in major UK supermarkets.
Clipper Teas has announced the launch of fully recyclable tea bag envelopes as well as 100% organic cotton strings on its string and tag tea bags.
To celebrate its tenth year, the organic Sicilian wine brand Purato has undergone a makeover, including the new strapline ‘Green to the extreme’, to flag up its green credentials.
Eco-friendly UK cleaning brand Bio-D has further boosted its green credentials by introducing new packaging made from 100% UK post-consumer waste.
92% of UK shoppers think food companies should ensure food production is fair and sustainable, with 85% believing Government should be responsible for this.
Naturya has added to its superfood range with the launch of three nutrient-rich Soil Association-certified organic blends at Biofach this month. The blends each comprise five or six nutrient-rich ingredients which are designed to create products that are both convenient and taste great. The three blends are: Choc, which combines cocoa paste, lucuma, maca, cocoa powder, […]
You would have to be a brave person, or at least someone with strong reserves of self-belief, to jump into the crowded eco cleaning sector. Enter former retail analyst and university lecturer Christina Hawkes. (more…)
The Earth Day Network has got together with Facebook to develop an app designed to build support for this year’s Earth Day, held on 22 April. (more…)
Natural cleaning products business Bio-D has new owners. Following a management buy-out in March, Lloyd Atkin is now at the helm of the of the Yorkshire-based company. (more…)
News in brief
July 3, 2020 Jane Wolfe
New kids’ food start-up Mia & Ben has launched with four organic fruit and vegetable combinations in pouches created using HPP technology.
Naturalife Bridport celebrates 20 years
Hannah Bourne, assistant manager at Naturalife Bridport, reflects on the store’s history as it marks a significant anniversary.
Rainforest Alliance publishes new Certification Program
The Rainforest Alliance has enhanced its sustainability certification, with the publication of a new programme embracing more robust criteria.
Biotiful Dairy makes debut in frozen category
UK kefir brand Biotiful Dairy has added a line of kefir ‘ice creams’ to its growing product portfolio, entering the frozen category for the first time.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
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 […]
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]
Leading the discussion around sustainability in retail
The Sustainability in Retail Forum is the new conference designed to help senior executives within leading retailers from across the Nordic region meet the ever-evolving challenges around sustainability. Taking place 13 November 2019, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, the event is co-located with the award-winning trade exhibitions Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia. Facing the […]
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.