The dog’s dinner: the UK’s pet population is seeing a rise in four-legged flexitarians, according to research firm Mintel.
Jane Wolfe discovers the ‘meat drives strength’ myth is being busted as a rising number of sporting figures are extolling the virtues of a plant-based diet.
Sales of meat-free foods rose by 40% between 2014-2019, according to Mintel. The research firm reports 23% of all new UK food products in 2019 were vegan.
‘Clean’, ‘green’, ‘cruelty-free’ meat alternatives are often positioned as more ethically responsible meal options. But are they?
In a new deal with Moving Mountains, Canadian fast-food chain Tim Hortons is to be the first restaurant in the UK to serve the brand’s new Sausage Patty.
Biona has released a raft of new organic products into the market, including ready-meals, sauces and meat-free alternatives.
Researchers suggest easy environmental changes are insufficient, and ‘upheaval’ in everyday life is the only way to cut carbon emissions to net zero.
In a bid to ‘revolutionize’ fast-food, F1’s Lewis Hamilton is opening the first in a global chain of plant-based burger restaurants in London.
As demand for plant-based products rockets, people are taking an interest in meatless meals. Meat substitutes seem like an obvious choice to many consumers. However, this term encompasses a wide range of foods with various pros and cons.
A survey by the comparison site finder.com predicts that the number of people following a vegan diet in Britain will soar by an astonishing 327% in 2019.
Coinciding with its announcement that sales of vegan and vegetarian products grew 85% compared to last year, Waitrose & Partners has launched an own-label range of 25 vegan and vegetarian products.
When you’re sent to hospital for a procedure, or your child is due to start school, food is probably the last thing on your mind. Sadly, many vegans don’t have this luxury in situations where they have to rely on others to cater for them.
Eating out as a vegan is no longer a time-consuming, difficult challenge it once was – food options have become so much better, particularly over the last few years. It’s hard to believe those who have been vegan for decades used to carry around their own little carton of soya milk, just to be in […]
Windmill Organics has announced the availability of its new Bonsan Absolutely Vegan range of organic, plant-based foods, including meat and egg alternatives, dressings and spreads.
Whether it’s beautifully arranged plant-based dishes on Instagram, animal rights billboard campaigns, or lengthy features in Sunday supplements of our national newspapers, veganism is increasingly present in our lives.
The Food Standards Agency is investigating allegations that vegan products sold by Tesco and Sainsbury’s have been found to contain traces of meat.
It’s been estimated that over half a million Brits are eating vegan diets, and many more are deciding to consume less animal products.
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.
British start-up Moving Mountains has introduced the B12 Burger, a plant-based burger that is said to sizzle, taste and bleed like meat.
A new study, published under Current Developments in Nutrition shows ‘strong evidence’ that diets rich in plant foods offer the body protection from cardiometabolic disease.
Piccolo enters infant formula market
February 20, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Piccolo has entered into the infant formula milk sector with a three-strong organic range in a bid to bring a fresh look and approach to the category.
SFT responds to new Agriculture Bill
In a briefing published on 3 February, the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) voiced its continued concerns about the Government’s new Agriculture Bill.
News in brief: snippets of news from NPN
Aiming to spice up the sauce and condiments market is Big Tom Spiced Tomato Ketchup boasting a significantly lower sugar content than other leading brands.
Growth for gummies
A new paper by Future Market Insights reports that the vitamin gummies market value is projected to grow at a ‘healthy’ CAGR of 5.1% between 2019-2029.
In a pickle
January 23, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
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…)
Back on track
Bone up on joint health with Matt Chittock for all the latest and traditional approaches to keeping customers standing tall (more…)
Say yes to sustainable sex
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (more…)
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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.
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. […]