From the humble pea to the mighty sunflower, plant-based sources of protein are gaining ground. Jo Caird examines the market and reports on a new public-facing campaign aimed at educating protein consumers (more…)
Just launched in the UK is a three-strong range of gluten-free Quinola Mothergrain Kids Meals in pouches featuring organic vegetables and Fairtrade Peruvian quinoa.
An innovative new way to get a smoothie fix has been developed in the shape of PACK’D, said to be the world’s first Frozen Smoothie Kits with functional nutrition.
A petition set up by Harriet Smith, a registered dietitian at King’s College London, is calling for the title of ‘nutritionist’ to be legally protected.
The newest addition to the Bounce Energy Balls range is the Cacao and Orange Protein Burst variety, designed to ‘stop you reaching for those pesky sweet treats’. Aiming to keep you fuller for longer, the Cacao and Orange Protein Burst is a mix of cacao nibs, whey protein and sunflower seeds, providing protein and fibre […]
Smoothie brand Savse has unveiled a range of premium ‘super juices’, Get the Glow, in collaboration with celebrity nutritionist Madeleine Shaw. Consisting of three varieties – Protein Punch, Sea Green and Raspberry Beets –the range is produced with raw fruit and veg using high pressure processing (HPP). Protein Punch is the UK’s first high protein […]
The UK’s first breastfeeding bar, Freida’s Feeding Food, has been launched by Freida’s Pantry in a bid to provide a healthy way for breastfeeding mums to keep up their energy levels. Creator Sharon Kaur, based the all-natural functional bar on a traditional family recipe used by Eastern women for centuries while breastfeeding and recovering from […]
Puressentiel’s latest essentials
July 10, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Puressentiel has added to its Rest and Relax range of essential oil based products: two roll-ons and an antibacterial gel.
Britain needs to ‘grow up’ when it comes to food security
This was the message from Professor Tim Lang at the OFC Bitesize webinar Towards Greater Self Sufficiency, examining the future of food security in Britain.
The COVID-19 masks threatening the lives of whales
Billions of masks and gloves are ending up in the sea during the pandemic, says Ocean Conservancy, warning we’re heading for a surge in ocean pollution.
OTB welcomes new general manager
Last month saw the appointment of Cristina Dimetto as the OTB’s new general manager, who joins ahead of this year’s Organic September campaign.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]