The PM is preparing to announce restrictions on how junk food is advertised and sold in the UK, in efforts to tackle the nation’s high levels of obesity.
H&B has announced a tie-up with Deliveroo to offer consumers a range of its most popular health products via the food delivery business’s website and app.
A new app Beat the Microbead from environmental organization the Plastic Soup Foundation has launched to enable consumers to test for microplastics.
Magazine app Readly’s new Wellness Barometer reports a shift in public reading habits during the coronavirus crisis, with health and wellness centre stage.
Viridian Nutrition has launched a new campaign to boost awareness of health food stores as ‘a community resource and hub for preventative care’.
Ethical retail platform My Green Pod has launched its new online Marketplace, born out of a crowdfunding campaign which ran at the back end of 2019.
According to Ecovia Intelligence, the COVID-19 crisis is creating a growth in demand for natural ingredients in the personal care sector.
NPN hears from the HMFA’s expert advisor and clinical nutritionist Suzie Sawyer on her top ten ways to stay in rude health during lockdown.
Fairtrade brand FAIR SQUARED has introduced a range of soap bars using natural organic ingredients and offering varieties for face, hair and body.
As health stores find themselves on the frontline of a national effort to keep the UK nourished, Jim Manson reports on Operation Healthy Lockdown.
Viridian Nutrition has partnered with national charity Garden Organic to help raise awareness of the benefits to human health of organic growing. As part of its Charity Donation programme, the supplement company is sponsoring the creation of an inspirational organic demonstration area and outdoor classroom in the charity’s garden in Ryton, Warwickshire. “As a charity, […]
For Your Baby: OptiBac has formulated new probiotic drops specifically to promote a healthy gut in breast-and formula-fed babies from birth onwards.
Figures from a survey by the Health Food Manufacturers’ Association has revealed that the average Brit spends just £8.82 each week on keeping healthy.
Natural brands are stepping up to the plate to help out NHS staff and other frontline workers putting their physical and mental wellbeing on the line.
CBDDIRECT2U is a fledgling brand launched by GP Dr Peter Naylor and entrepreneur Ian Craggs, prompted by frustration at a lack of high quality CBD products.
Following increasing media concern about the developing coronavirus situation, Diversified Communications has taken the decision to move the dates of NPE.
A study to understand CBD users’ attitudes to (and use of) CBD shows that consumers are generally confident about the quality of products.
New research has found that Generation Z is the group most concerned with natural ingredients when it comes to beauty and health, with 58% drawn to natural.
Kallo is launching its latest multimedia campaign, ‘Call on Kallo’, designed to reconnect the brand with the ‘culinary curious healthy eater’.
Welsh health and beauty brand Naissance has won Exporting Business of the Year in Amazon’s inaugural Small Business Awards.
Why mask-wearing could be making people shop more more healthily
August 10, 2020 Jim Manson
As mask-wearing becomes increasingly ‘normalized’, is the act of wearing a face covering having an effect on purchasing decisions?
‘Don’t miss out’: retailers urged to engage with new consumer directory
Leading industry organizations HFMA, NAHS and HFI are collaborating on a major new direct to consumer campaign called HealthyDoesIt.
New online store for Archie Browns
Prompted by customer demand – primarily due to the COVID-19 crisis – Truro health food store Archie Browns launched its online store at the end of July.
Preserve Foods opens third Bristol zero waste store
In July, Bristol saw the opening of a third branch of zero waste store Preserve Foods, this time in the village-like suburb of Westbury-on-Trym.
An apple a day
The market for apple cider vinegar products has exploded in recent years. Jo Caird finds out why (more…)
Playgrounds and pandemics
As parents prepare to drop their children off at the school gates after a prolonged period of homeschooling, nerves will run high over kids’ wellbeing.
Nature has the answer
As we continue to face COVID-19 challenges, organic is enjoying growth. Emily McCoy hears why the Organic September campaign says nature has the answer.
Sustainability: stemming the tide
Recent pressure from the plastics industry to delay single-use plastic bans amid questions of safety during COVID-19 may signal a dangerous backslide, but Jane Wolfe discovers the natural and organic sector isn’t about to stop innovating when it comes to sustainability (more…)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]