More so now than ever before, consumers are interested in what goes into the food and drink they consume.
Organic certifier Organic Farmers & Growers has introduced a rule change that will require mandatory on-pack presence of its logo.
The serious allergy sufferers charity, The Anaphylaxis Campaign, has highlighted the confusion consumers sometimes have over the difference foods marketed as ‘free-from’ and those carrying a ‘may contain’ label – indicating that they may be at risk of contamination from certain allergens. To explain the differences as well as highlight some of the risks involved, […]
The New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has released an interim manuka honey guide amid growing evidence that ‘fake’ manuka products are on the market in several countries, including Britain. The guide aims to move toward defining the characteristics of manuka honey and clarifying what claims can be made on honey labels and in […]
The Essential brand is to unveil a completely new look at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April which will encompass product labels as well as point of sale materials and its website. Six years in the making, the rebranding is designed to reflect Essential’s personality. “We are very passionate about what we do and […]
The free-from food category has been a soar-away success for independent retailers – and now there’s every chance the sector’s sparkle might be rubbing off on the skincare market too.
Ethical Consumer’s latest product guide to tea has revealed an impressive growth in the number of tea brands certified by ethical labelling schemes. Of the 30 leading tea brands surveyed, nearly 90% are certified by at least one ethical labelling scheme, compared to just 40% in 2000. Organic is the most widespread label, with just […]
A new app has been launched for the iPhone to enable consumers identify potential toxins in cosmetics and personal care products. Think Dirty was created by Lily Tse following her mother’s breast cancer relapse and her subsequent research into the possible causes of the disease. Tse was shocked to find out the extent to which […]
Recycled material called into action for H&M collection
April 3, 2020 Jim Manson
Organic, vegan and innovative recycled materials are all called into action in H&M’s latest ‘circular fashion’ collection.
Doodles teams with Bravura Foods to launch children’s drink line
Doodles has partnered with vegan food distributor Bravura Foods for a new line of lightly sparkling soft drinks for kids in special ‘colour me can’ formats.
Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Market report unveiled at Trends Summit
They key findings of the 2020 Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Market report were unveiled in Soil Association Certification’s annual Trends Summit.
One Planet Pizza delivers the goods
One Planet Pizza has reacted to these uncertain times by bringing forward the launch of OPP Direct, delivering frozen vegan pizzas direct to doors.
The rise of clean and conscious beauty
February 27, 2020 Sharna Waid
The Natural Beauty & Spa Show is back at ExCeL London. Do you have the date in your diary? Okay, great. Now let us inspire you with what to expect …
Beauty without …
Beauty packaging, water, excess ingredients, pollutants … there is a huge amount of interest in the ‘zero waste’ movement, but it’s not a simple concept.
From topping up a tan and soothing sunburnt skin to luscious lashes and salty tresses, the natural beauty industry has summer in the (beach) bag.
As we become more aware of our environmental impact, even the newest arrival can get in on the act. Alice Wright explores options for parents going green.
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.