New UK beauty brand Angela’s Lab has launched onto the market, offering 100% natural, vegan, eco-friendly products suitable for sensitive and dry skin.
Chococo has created a new range of handmade chocolate skulls, chocolates, lollies and bars inspired by the Mexican celebration of The Day of the Dead.
Cachao, a Spanish chocolate brand producing handmade, organic and plant-based bean-to-bar products on the Balearic Island of Mallorca, is now available to UK consumers.
Dorset-based artisan chocolatier Chococo has unveiled its collection of handmade Easter Eggs for 2019, featuring new designs for all the eggs, new packaging and new varieties of origin chocolate.
The latest offering from Soap Folk are its Organic Lip Balms, described as colourful, tactile and nourishing and designed for a daily organic moisture top-up.
Vegan treat brand Nutty Cacao has created a line of vegan-friendly chocolate cups made with 100% natural ingredients.
The latest creation to be produced by raw, organic, handmade chocolate company Pana Chocolate is its Hemp & Nib bar. Combining 53% raw cacao with hemp and a hint of vanilla, the bar is described as being smooth yet crunchy, sweet yet salty and a little bit nutty, just like the makers. Raw cacao is […]
Plant-based ‘cheese’ brand Tyne Chease has just launched its first product line of handmade soft cultured nut cheeses. The 100% all-natural products use organic ingredients and environmentally-friendly packaging where possible. The cheeses offer what the creator calls an authentic cultured flavour, the maturity of which comes from the traditional methods of cheese-making. The range comprises: […]
News in brief
January 23, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Chococo has revealed its collection of handmade Easter Eggs for 2020 featuring three new eggs, including a Dark Chocolate Agave Honeycombe Egg.
Kallo campaign dispels ‘healthy food = no taste’ myth
Kallo is launching its latest multimedia campaign, ‘Call on Kallo’, designed to reconnect the brand with the ‘culinary curious healthy eater’.
Government urged to force reformulation of pre-mixed alcoholic drinks
Following a new product survey highlighting the high sugar content of RTD spirits, Action on Sugar is calling on Government to make producers reformulate.
Meat-free food sales up 40%, says Mintel
Sales of meat-free foods rose by 40% between 2014-2019, according to Mintel. The research firm reports 23% of all new UK food products in 2019 were vegan.
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Back on track
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Say yes to sustainable sex
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…)
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]