New from Maharishi AyurVeda comes a seven-strong range of COSMOS-certified natural face and bodycare products made using authentic ayurvedic herbs.
Pukka Herbs is working with the University of Southampton on a clinical trial to test whether the herbal remedy Andrographis could be used as an alternative to antibiotics.
Overhang is a new drink created as a natural pick-me-up, based on traditional ingredients.
Awake Organics has launched its first perfume oils in the form of Supernatural Infusions, a limited edition gift set for consumers looking for a customizable way to wear natural fragrance.
HangZing has launched what is said to be the UK’s first drinkable hangover supplement using naturally functional ingredients to fight the negative impact of alcohol consumption.
New from Pukka Herbs comes a range of organic herbal lattes, blended using medicinal-grade herbs and spices.
New from Samaya is its Renewing Exfoliant, designed to refresh skin while you sleep using Ayurvedic principles.
Spice Root has launched a range of sustainably grown spices, herbs, pulses and Ayurvedic ingredients sourced from certified organic bio-intensive farms.
Herbal tea and supplements brand Pukka Herbs says it will continue to sell its ‘100% legal’ Detox tea product, after it was told last week by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that it must no longer use the term ‘detox’ in any future advertising.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has officially opened ‘Herb House’, Pukka Herbs’ eco-themed new offices near Bristol.
Capitalizing on the recent change of season, Pukka Herbs installed a giant bed on the streets of Brighton last week, drawing members of the public in to talk with Euan MacLennan, the brand’s herbal director, about how to achieve a better night’s sleep.
The Soil Association (SA) and Pukka Herbs have joined forces in what they call an ‘inter-generational growing project’ which aims to bring the values of organic into schools, increasing kids’ knowledge about food provenance and the environment. In the initiative – launched on 20 March to coincide with Grandparent Gardening Week – the SA’s Food […]
Natural and organic brand ORGANii has introduced a new Intensive sub range for delicate, dry and sensitive skin prone to eczema, psoriasis and rosacea.
Gerald Gregory readily admits that his career trajectory has been unusual – from government economist to health drink brand owner, via the nursing home business.
AA Skincare’s latest addition is a range of five, plant-inspired natural conditioners featuring holistic, Ayurvedic herb powders designed to boost hair health. The conditioners combine essential oils and natural extracts with healing herb powders, such as rejuvenating brahmi to thicken hair, vitamin C rich alma to strengthen roots, conditioning bhringraj to encourage hair growth, and […]
A beautifully illustrated new book by Pukka Herbs co-founder and herbalist, Sebastian Pole, has just been published.
AA Skincare has created a range of five plant-inspired Shower & Bath Gels, featuring holistic Ayurvedic herb powders to boost skin heath, cleanse and protect all skin types. The new products combine essential oils and natural extracts with healing herb powders, such as rejuvenating Brahmi to help cleanse and hydrate, vitamin C-rich Alma to promote […]
The effect of combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in increasing a woman’s risk of breast cancer is likely to have been underestimated by a number of previous studies, according to a new prospective study.
London’s first subterranean farm, Growing Underground, opened for its first phase of full production in April. Following months of product development and fine-tuning, the farm now harvests on a daily basis and supplies via wholesalers, doorstep deliveries and markets. A range of 20 herb varieties are being cultivated in the former World War II bomb […]
New research by a team at Northumbria University shows how particular herbs – peppermint, chamomile, rosemary and lavender among them – impact on mood and memory, with significant benefits displayed for older people Researchers from the University’s Department of Psychology have found that drinking peppermint tea improves alertness, while chamomile tea has a calming […]
Abakus Foods creates a crunch with Seaweed Crisps
September 20, 2019 Jane Wolfe
The latest innovation from Abacus Foods is a three-strong line of gluten-free and vegan Seaweed Crisps in Lightly Salted, Salt & Vinegar and Cheese.
News in brief
Organic dairy brand Yeo Valley has unveiled two new additions to its Little Yeos range of children’s yogurt – Strawberry and Natural.
Oxford Street Body Shop store reimagined as ‘activist workshop’
The Oxford Street branch of The Body Shop has been transformed into an ‘activist workshop’ as part of its pledge to revive its early campaigning spirit.
Defra draws up advisory note for organic industry ahead of possible no-deal Brexit
Defra has issued an advisory note for the UK’s organic bodies to distribute among companies in the industry in case of a no-deal exit from Europe.
A tale of two toothbrushes
August 28, 2019 Ross Harris
The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find out what attempts are being made to take the plastic out of periodontology (more…)
Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet (more…)
Kate Miller talks to the experts about the prevalence of urinary tract infections, old wives’ tales which lead to common misconceptions, and the new smartphone-powered technology which could represent the future of urinalysis (more…)
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]