The New Zealand Government’s Ministry For Primary Industries (MPI) will release a new scientific definition for mānuka honey in early February.
Dangerous levels of neonicotinoid insecticides have been found in 75% of the world’s honey samples, reveals a new study.
The market for ‘products from the hive’ is growing steadily as consumers wise up to the amazing health benefits of bee products – and the vital ecological role that bees play (more…)
Rachel’s organic dairy brand has expanded its Breakfast Pot range with two new Greek-style flavours: Natural and Honey. The thick, creamy Greek-style yogurt, topped with crunchy granola, is positioned for those breakfasting on the move, responding to the increasing consumer demand for convenient and healthy breakfast alternatives. “Following the popularity of our Greek-style big pots […]
Breakfast products brand Rude Health is aiming to reset the bar for children’s cereals with the launch of its first dedicated kids’ product. The main message behind the launch of its Honey Spelt Puffs is that two simple, honest ingredients (in this case two organic and wholegrain ingredients) are all you need to make a […]
Belvoir Fruit Farms has launched a new Spiced Ginger Punch produced using fresh cooked ginger, orange and lemon, combined with exotic spices. It can be consumed on its own, warmed in a pan or microwave, or combined with a splash of whisky for a warming treat or mixed with wine for a mulled beverage. As […]
TED-style talks on stage at NPE
February 15, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
The Natural Products Talks Theatre programme at this year’s NPE will feature a mix of fast-paced TED-style talks, dynamic panel discussions and live interviews.
Living Nature Skin Steps land on UK shelves
Living Nature, a certified natural skincare and cosmetics range from New Zealand, has now made its new-look Skin Steps box sets available to the UK market.
Carun Active Hemp conquers the den
Hemp product producer Carun UK secured an investment of £50,000 from Jenny Campbell in a recent edition of BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den.
News in brief
Sweet-toothed customers across London can now purchase chocolate from Love Cocoa on the Deliveroo app, including individual bars and collection boxes. The chocolate gifts can be delivered to customers in around 20 minutes.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
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 […]
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]