With online visitor registration now open, the countdown to Natural & Organic Products Europe 2018 has officially begun.
London streets have been awash with Jason hair care following a two-month sampling campaign with the free wellbeing title Balance Magazine.
London-based Erbology has added three new snacks to its range of plant-based products: crackers, granola and energy balls.
Nature’s Bounty, a leading US brand under the $3 billion business portfolio of commercial giant NBTY Company, introduces products to UK for the first time.
The doors open on 21 September at Excel London for a special 10th anniversary show of lunch! with over 6,000 attendees set to attend.
The UK’s leading food-to-go trade show returns on 21 and 22 September 2017, featuring more natural products than ever before.
Crussh launches Fit Food & Juice Bar concept within Holland & Barrett, giving customers a ‘boost’ whilst shopping.
Today sees the opening of Sano To Go, a shop offering nutritious takeaway food in the heart of London.
London-based sensitive skincare brand Pai Skincare has closed a £3.45 million (€4 million/USD4.5 million) Series A investment led by Luxembourg based CAP Invest. Pai plans to double-down on e-commerce, hire an experienced CTO/head of e-commerce and expand its global direct retail operation. With six websites covering Europe, North America and Australia, the UK-based business will […]
New Shoreditch-based company MiiRO has launched with three vegan ice cream pops in Salted Caramel, Peanut Butter and Chocolate Hazelnut varieties.
London start-up ChicP, which produces sweet and savoury hummus from surplus fruit and veg, is crowdfunding through BackIt in a bid to expand the business.
In November one of London’s oldest health food shops, Health Foods, celebrated its 50th anniversary.
VegfestUK has announced a line-up of speakers and caterers that it says celebrates diversity and multiculturalism at its upcoming event at London’s Olympia.
It’s a busy time for natural smoothie brand Savse, which this month launched a nationwide ad campaign as well as starting a new community collaboration in London. The £2 million No B.U.L.L. (Bad ingredients, unnatural sugars, lazy recipes, lies) campaign is live for throughout June and includes 60 London Underground stations, 40 national cinemas, and160 […]
Acai superfood brand Sambazon has secured its first major UK listing for its fresh Acai bowl offering with Whole Foods Market.
Europe’s biggest trade event for natural and organic celebrates its 20th anniversary at ExCeL London in April With its milestone twentieth anniversary fast approaching, Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show has revealed a first look at its 2016 line-up. Widely regarded as the flagship event for the UK and European natural and organic products […]
Next month marks a year since the soft launch of Organic for the People, the 100% organic, plant-based store which popped up in London with the clear intention of making organic food and drink ‘price accessible’. Located directly opposite As Nature Intended in Ealing High Street, the store, which is still in its first phase, […]
After securing a new contract to supply Brown’s Hotel Spa in Mayfair, London, natural skincare company Spiezia Organics is planning to expand its manufacturing and production base. The contract involves supplying the luxury hotel with a new range of toiletry products, comprising organic shampoos, conditioners and body wash products, the development of which has been […]
The deadline for entries for the Best Independent Retailer award is looming, so what are you waiting for?! Entering your store is a great way to promote your business and show off your retailing talents. The prestigious award aims to recognize an outstanding community-focused independent retailer who demonstrates great customer care and product knowledge. The […]
Independent health store chain Revital has opened a new London store and completely overhauled its brand identity. “We’ve been expanding – over the last three years we’ve opened five or six new stores – and we’re continuing that trend,” explains Rahil Vora, director. “We’ve seen a growth in the industry and a growth in demand.” […]
Juiceburst rebrands, reformulates, extends range
January 16, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Soft drinks brand Juiceburst has reformulated and rebranded across its entire portfolio, as well as creating two new additions to its core range.
OTB receives £1.73m in funding
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) is to receive a loan from Triodos Bank, Europe’s leading sustainable bank, to help grow organic sales in the UK in 2018 and beyond.
Forest Whole Foods named Best New Business
Online organic retailer Forest Whole Foods has been awarded Best New Business in the New Forest Business Partnership’s Brilliance in Business Awards.
Gove charms audience at the Oxford Real Farming Conference
Michael Gove became the first Defra minister to address the rebel Real Farming Conference in Oxford, usually a prerogative of the established Oxford Farming Conference.
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…)
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 […]
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 […]