The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
Bamboo tissue company The Cheeky Panda recently undertook a successful equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, quickly overfunding to achieve double its initial target.
Sussex-based co-op Infinity Foods has released a statement around its stance on plastic packaging to offer a detailed answer to the question it is frequently asked: why is its own label range not packed in biodegradable or compostable material?
Natural food company Wessanen has added to its senior management team with the appointment of a new marketing & category director and sales director to head up the company’s UK sales and marketing division.
Gluten-free bran Nairn’s has launched its new ‘Good Gut Feeling’ digital campaign in partnership with four key influencers in the health and wellbeing world.
Health store chain Holland & Barrett (H&B) has appointed Shoreditch-based agency Pablo as its creative and advertising lead.
Natural drinks brand Ugly Drinks has added three new flavours to its range of fruit-flavoured sparkling water and unveiled a rebrand.
In November the Soil Association launches its Online Christmas Market to link suppliers and buyers of organic Christmas produce. “It’s very much focused around ways to have an organic and more sustainable Christmas,” says Clare McDermott, SA business development director, “and to encourage people to include organic at this time of year. We are aiming […]
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 […]
Corporate style ‘status marketing’ is in danger of turning organic food and farming into its own antithesis, claims the journalist and film-maker Tom Levitt. (more…)
Good Hemp claims UK’s first CBD plant-based milk
November 8, 2019 Jane Wolfe
In what it says is a UK first, Good Hemp is launching a range of CBD plant-based milks this month, starting with CBD Barista Seed Milk.
SFT calls for all UK political parties to commit to key food policies
The Sustainable Food Trust is urging UK political parties to prioritize the advancement of an environmentally sustainable and healthy food system.
Climate change report cast organic in ‘false and negative light’
A new study about organic farming and greenhouse gas emissions has been criticized for portraying organic in a ‘false and negative light’.
Charity calls for end to ‘unfair’ VAT on plant milks
PLANT-based food charity Proveg International is calling for an end to the ‘unequal and unfair’ taxation of plant-based milk compared to cow’s milk.
Living life on the veg
October 28, 2019 Ross Harris
Plates of lifeless veg and soggy ‘fishless fingers’ are a thing of the past. Rosie Greenaway orders the vegan catch of the day, explores today’s sophisticated veggie market, and discovers just how much the nation’s love of animal products is costing the planet (more…)
The whole package
Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock
With 72% of adults reporting that they exercise on a weekly basis, Kate Miller highlights why a broader definition of sports nutrition could be advantageous
The K word
With celebrity followers helping boost its appeal the keto diet is still very much in vogue. But does it sit comfortably within the natural health sector?
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]