Launched in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, London-based online retailer Boostology is an independent start-up aiming to offer a new way to shop in an eco-friendly way, with design-led eco-products that create a visual impact and boost mood and wellbeing. In addition to providing a curated selection of decorative homewares, skincare and wellbeing products […]
NPE 2020 has been cancelled following an announcement that ExCeL is to be converted into a temporary hospital to treat coronavirus patients.
Trailblazing health and wellbeing retailer Planet Organic has acquired As Nature Intended, the chain of seven London-based organic and natural food stores.
Planet Organic is partnering with upscale London-based delivery service SUPPER to offer hot food deliveries for the first time. The new service will be offered initially by its two Tottenham Court Road (London) branches, offering a selection of popular food-to-go options and sushi from the live Maido sushi bar in store. Customers can order from breakfast […]
August saw Planet Organic open its eighth London store in Queen’s Park, the first shop launch since Inverleith LLP took a majority share in the retailer.
Whole Earth’s new outdoor and digital advertising campaign is set to kick off next week in a bid to highlight the versatility of peanut butter.
Health and beauty retailer Boots says its new 28,500 sq ft flagship store in London’s Covent Garden represents the start of a brand ‘reinvention’.
London-based health and wellbeing retailer Planet Organic is set to open a new store in the north-west of the city later this summer. The development comes just months after specialist consumer brands investor Inverleith LLP announced that it taken a majority stake in the pioneer organic retail chain, signalling its intention to double the current […]
Yeo Valley has opened the doors to its second café, located in the Bayswater area of west London. Ros Amadei, brand director for organic dairy business, tells NPN that the second site acts as ‘an extension’ of the brand’s values, and is in keeping with the welcoming ethos adopted at its first staff canteen, located […]
London has seen the opening of Re:Store, surprisingly one of only a handful of zero waste stores in the capital.
The owners of a new London-based vegan cheese shop – La Fauxmagerie – have been told by dairy farmers and producers that they are misleading customers. La Fauxmargerie, which opened in Brixton earlier this year and is styled to look like a traditional cheesemonger, sells what it calls dairy-free ‘artisan cheeses’. “It’s clear from our name that […]
Launched on 28 January during rush hour, Canary Wharf became the first location to feature Holland & Barrett’s new menopause adverts, which won a competition by Transport for London and City Hall tackling diversity in advertising.
Swedish oat drinks company Oatly has launched its first nationwide, cross-media UK campaign: ‘It’s like milk, but made for humans’ in a bid to convince UK consumers to swap cow’s milk for a plant-based, oat drink alternative.
Matcha and Beyond is a new matcha and coffee bar due to open on the King’s Road, London, in late October.
Strong attendance of GO! Organic Festival’s first event has been reported by organizer Diversified Communications, with visitor figures confirmed to have exceeded 10,200 across the two days.
Daylesford has announced the opening of a new farmshop and café in Brompton Cross, London – its fourth outlet in the city.
With less than three weeks until the doors open to the first GO! Organic Festival, event organizer Diversified Communications has released details of the high-profile marketing campaign it launched to promote the festival, which takes place over the weekend of 8-9 September.
This year’s Speciality & Fine Food Fair will return to Olympia London from Sunday 2 to Tuesday 4 September.
The Vegetarian Society is to launch its first ever London Underground poster campaign for two weeks this spring, coinciding with National Vegetarian Week 2018 which runs from 14-20 May.
With online visitor registration now open, the countdown to Natural & Organic Products Europe 2018 has officially begun.
‘Don’t miss out’: retailers urged to engage with new consumer directory
August 5, 2020 Jim Manson
Leading industry organizations HFMA, NAHS and HFI are collaborating on a major new direct to consumer campaign called HealthyDoesIt.
New online store for Archie Browns
Prompted by customer demand – primarily due to the COVID-19 crisis – Truro health food store Archie Browns launched its online store at the end of July.
Preserve Foods opens third Bristol zero waste store
In July, Bristol saw the opening of a third branch of zero waste store Preserve Foods, this time in the village-like suburb of Westbury-on-Trym.
News in brief
New Teff Flakes from Tobia Teff are made from 100 % roasted teff grain and packed with essential minerals, fibre and protein.
Playgrounds and pandemics
July 28, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
As parents prepare to drop their children off at the school gates after a prolonged period of homeschooling, nerves will run high over kids’ wellbeing.
Nature has the answer
As we continue to face COVID-19 challenges, organic is enjoying growth. Emily McCoy hears why the Organic September campaign says nature has the answer.
Sustainability: stemming the tide
Recent pressure from the plastics industry to delay single-use plastic bans amid questions of safety during COVID-19 may signal a dangerous backslide, but Jane Wolfe discovers the natural and organic sector isn’t about to stop innovating when it comes to sustainability (more…)
Know the drill
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
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 […]
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.