After capturing the attention of a journalist in Tunisia – who spotted industry brothers and business partners Alexander and Kim Barani in the Who’s Who in Natural Beauty 2018 – Kinetic Natural Products Distributor has been featured in an article by the Tunisian arm of The Huffington Post, published in French. Alexander Barani explains how […]
MakesMeHealthy.com is a new online selling portal set up to offer start-ups and small producers of natural and organic health, beauty and wellness products a ‘no risk’ opportunity to increase sales and awareness of their goods.
Ready-to-drink sparkling energy tea Yusa is claimed to be the first drink in the UK to use the Amazonian guayusa leaf.
Holland & Barrett (H&B) has launched Healthbox, a new online, personalized UK subscription service for vitamins, minerals and supplements, using advice and recommendations from qualified nutritionists.
Doves Farm Foods has invested £4.5 million in a dedicated gluten-free cereal production facility at its Wiltshire site in a move which sees the company transfer production of its cereals from Italy back to the UK.
Specialist consumer brands investor Inverleith LLP has taken a majority stake in Planet Organic, the London-based health and wellbeing supermarket, food-to-go chain and online retailer. Inverleith has injected equity into the company with the aim of expanding the existing store footprint in London, to more than double the current portfolio of stores over the next […]
Once again Weleda sponsored The Model Zone for London Fashion Week earlier this month, for the eleventh year running.
RESCUE has introduced a new Berry flavour of its RESCUE PLUS Lozenge, featuring a new pack design which aims to increase visual standout on shelf as well as highlighting the products’ ‘clarity and composure’ message.
Gluten-free bran Nairn’s has launched its new ‘Good Gut Feeling’ digital campaign in partnership with four key influencers in the health and wellbeing world.
Award-winning aromatherapy specialist, Tisserand Aromatherapy, and world leader in the promotion of environmental conservation, National Geographic, have announced a co-branding collaboration to produce a range of natural wellbeing products.
The Insolvency Service is warning people to be vigilant about rogue health supplement companies who are targeting the elderly and vulnerable.
Natural & Organic Products Europe has released a preview of exhibitor highlights and ‘next wave’ bestsellers for the upcoming 2018 show.
Speaking at the annual HFI luncheon held on 15 March, Dr Rupy Aujla gave an engaging and articulate lecture on how he is pushing his concept of ‘culinary medicine’ on the NHS in a bid to highlight the potential power of using ‘food as medicine’ and how it could benefit the nation’s health. “Imagine a […]
A variety of factors have contributed to the rise of the ‘clean label’, from health and environment to sustainability and trust, and its popularity shows no signs of abating as more and more brands catch on.
‘Food is Medicine’ will form the theme for guest speaker Dr Rupy Aujla at this year’s Health Food Institute (HFI) lecture and luncheon on 15 March.
The Vegetarian Society is to launch its first ever London Underground poster campaign for two weeks this spring, coinciding with National Vegetarian Week 2018 which runs from 14-20 May.
A new study, published under Current Developments in Nutrition shows ‘strong evidence’ that diets rich in plant foods offer the body protection from cardiometabolic disease.
Functional health and fitness brand CherryActive has announced a rebrand, with new-look packaging, a new product pipeline and a fresh name: Active Edge.
Children in England are exposed to a ‘cocktail of pesticide residues’ in the produce they consume through the School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme (SFVS).
New data gathered by the Soil Association shows that the organic market has continued to grow in the first half of 2017, driven significantly by increased consumer interest in nutrition and a desire for traceability in food sourcing.
BioCare partners with Madeleine Shaw
Dec 6, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
Supplements brand BioCare becomes the second brand to partner with nutritional therapist and blogger Madeleine Shaw in two months.
Soupologie reveals innovative new lines
UK superfood soup brand Soupologie has added two fresh innovations to its offer: Viva La Vinegar Drinking Vinegars and Five-a-Day Soups.
HFMA awards Georgie Young as Blogger of the Year
Georgie Young, the writer behind the health and wellbeing blog Greens of the Stone Age, has been named Blogger of the Year by the HFMA.
Government boosts food waste scheme with £60M
The UK is to lead the world in the development of a system of sustainable packaging which moves away from oil-based plastics, with the help of a £60 million investment from Government.
Running to the beet
Nov 7, 2018 Ross Harris
The supplements fuelling the UK’s fastest runners are changing. Paul Halford jumps into the sports nutrition scene to see how natural products are helping to shave seconds off marathon times, and how the retail landscape is shifting
Life in plastic: not fantastic
As the world finally wakes up to the disastrous effects of plastic on our environment, Rosie Greenaway examines the measures being taken to limit future impact and reverse the damage, speaking to the retailers who are saying no to packaging. These zero waste pioneers are highlighting the political sway of consumer purchasing power, challenging the […]
Ditch the quick-fix
As consumers prepare to loosen their belts for the festive season, Hayley Coristine gains insights from the stores and brands who’ll be helping them towards post-indulgence recovery, exploring solutions beyond the diets pills and discovering the detox system which is attracting a celebrity following
While sales of black tea falter, the market for health and wellness teas is flourishing as consumers continue to demand more from their brew. Jane Wolfe mugs up on the functional tea sector
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]