From kombucha to kraut, and kimchi to kefir, the fermented market is alive and kicking. Rosie Greenaway discovers the ancient art of fermenting and learns how to brew her own ‘booch’ (more…)
Daylesford Organic has launched a Zero Waste Pantry in its flagship farm shop in Kingham to curb the use of single-use packaging and reduce food waste.
As more consumers seek alcohol-free, low-sugar and sustainably produced beverages, Jane Wolfe speaks with some natural and organic soft drinks brands to discover how they are ticking all the boxes (more…)
Captain Kombucha has created a new vegan-friendly sparkling fruit drink range, Oh My Gutness, in 330ml cans.
Dairy-free yoghurt brand, CO YO has launched what it says is the UK’s first Organic Coconut Milk Kefir range.
The Collective’s latest creation is a range of Kefir Cultured Yoghurts in four varieties: Natural, Madagascan Vanilla, Berries ‘n’ Hibiscus and Coconut.
In December Brighton-based ethical independent supermarket HISBE celebrated its fifth birthday.
Taking advantage of the increased interest in fermented food and drink, the Collective dairy has launched a range of Kefir in three flavours: Natural, Mango ‘n’ Turmeric and Coconut ‘n’ Honey.
The Advertising Standards Authority ruled this week that use of the phrase ‘long life’ in a promotional poster for a kefir drink breached advertising rules.
Kefir brand Bio-tiful Dairy has launched its first out-of-home (OOH) advertising campaign.
Yorvale has announced the introduction of Yorlife Kefir fermented milk drinks, developed in conjunction with natural fast food chain Leon. The offer comprises three flavours – Natural, Blueberry & Elderflower, and Mango & Passionfruit – and is made by adding live yeast cultures (kefir grains) to milk from the company’s Friesian cow herd which is […]
Bio-tiful Dairy has announced the rebrand of its kefir drink range, including a new bottle design.
A new brand is aiming to shake up the one-shot fermented milk drinks category this summer, with the launch of a new dairy-free, cold-pressed range of functional ‘bacteria’ drinks. Made from young green coconuts, wild kefir cultures and tropical fruits, Rhythm Drinks offer a new dairy-free alternative in the sector, boasting an all-natural, three-strong proposition […]
Bristol-based wholesaler Essential Trading is expanding its chilled and frozen storage facilities in order to meet increasing consumer demand in these sectors. Chilled foods currently represent about 10% of all UK retail foods by value, and with consumers demanding fresh and healthy versions of convenience food, this makes the chilled sector a dynamic one within […]
Natural drinks start-up Bio-tiful Dairy has launched a range of organic fermented milk products. The range has been produced from an authentic Russian Kefir recipe and is the inspiration of Natasha Bowes, a former figure skater who originates from Moscow. Bio-tiful Dairy’s fermented milk range consists of three products at varying degrees of natural sweetness […]
Vitamin brand told not to repeat COVID-19 claims
May 27, 2020 Jim Manson
Vitamin brand Revival Shots has had social media ads banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for making ‘misleading’ COVID-19 claims.
Lockdown sparks appetite for health and wellness content, says YouGov
Magazine app Readly’s new Wellness Barometer reports a shift in public reading habits during the coronavirus crisis, with health and wellness centre stage.
Income often higher on organic farms says SA report
A Soil Association report reveals that although business output is similar on organic and non-organic farms, net farm income is often higher on organic.
Viridian champions health stores with radio campaign
Viridian Nutrition has launched a new campaign to boost awareness of health food stores as ‘a community resource and hub for preventative care’.
April 28, 2020 Jane Wolfe
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
Ever wondered how to make ice cream so smooth even the toughest connoisseur would be fooled? Yorica is here to explain (some of) its secrets to success.
Operation Healthy Lockdown
As health stores find themselves on the frontline of a national effort to keep the UK nourished, Jim Manson reports on Operation Healthy Lockdown.
After the gold rush
CBD is the fastest growing category the natural products sector has ever known. But a new phase is being ushered in, Jim Manson reports.
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Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
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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 […]