This year’s winners of the Beauty Shortlist Mama & Baby Awards 2019 have been announced today.
International organic cosmetic formulation school Formula Botanica launches its biggest ever online training course on the 25 June, when it will welcome its first student intake of indie beauty entrepreneurs.
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 […]
Natura Siberica is tapping into the trend for targeted beauty boxes with the launch of its limited edition Summer Essentials Beauty Box.
Natural and organic beauty brand lavera has revamped its mineral sun care and self-tanning range and added a new sensitive cream for children.
Dorset-based Primrose’s Kitchen has been purchased for an undisclosed amount by PK Ventures, headed by three former Cadbury Schweppes executives.
Organic Food Iberia – Spain’s first dedicated organic trade show – is well into its second day, after a successful first-day launch in Madrid yesterday, which closed with a vibrant outdoors awards ceremony and drinks reception.
Organic and natural healthcare brand Ben & Anna has moved into the natural toothcare category through the creation of a vegan and cruelty-free dental care range.
Beauty brand Natura Siberica has launched a new range of haircare products incorporating the latest on-trend ingredient, hydrolats.
Lo Bros has launched new limited edition Watermelon Kombucha for summer. It is low in sugar, vegan, organic and made with natural ingredients. Made using raw vegetables including tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, extra virgin olive oil and sherry vinegar, Brindisa’s Gazpacho is now available in a convenient 330ml format. LÄRABAR is launching three single bar SKUs — Apple […]
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 […]
Açaí producer Sambazon has created what it says is a UK first in the healthy frozen dessert category by launching its ready-to-eat Frozen Scoopable Açaí into retail.
With over half of British men reported to be sporting some kind of facial hair, Green People for Men is rising to the grooming challenge with the launch of its Taming Beard Oil.
Craig Sams invites us to reflect on the achievements of Dr Scott Williamson and Dr Innes Pearce, who set up the Pioneer Health Centre in an effort to steer both individuals, and society as a whole, towards better health.
ORGANii has created a four-strong range for conscientious parents who want to use natural and organic products on their baby’s skin.
Giovanni’s 40th year anniversary celebrations were boosted when its recently launched 2chic Frizz Be Gone Hot Oil Treatment won Best New Haircare Product at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.
In its latest product innovation, Viridian Nutrition has blended Egyptian black seed with traditional British herbs to create a therapeutic topical serum.
Friends of the Earth, Stroud Brewery and Toast Ale have launched Flour Power – an organic amber ale collaboration produced using sustainable solutions.
Bristol-based independent organic and natural food store Better Food was crowned Best Independent Retailer in the Natural & Organic Awards Europe 2019 which were announced at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.
Organic certifier OF&G has joined forces with global accreditor Control Union UK (CUUK) in efforts to ‘open and expand’ markets for UK organic food production by offering certification on a global scale.
Mary-Jane’s Coffee opens its first CBD café
June 21, 2019 Jane Wolfe
The man behind Mary-Jane’s Coffee, Jon Antoniou, has opened the South West’s first CBD cafe in Bristol’s Whiteladies Road in a bid to provide ‘a quality, affordable and great-tasting way to take CBD daily’.
News in brief
Chunky Chocolate and Chunky Orange Chocolate with Baobab are the first bars from Prodigy Snacks, a start-up which uses clean, natural ingredients with nutritional benefits to reimagine classic chocolate favourites. Bells & Whistles has launched a new vegan cake line in three flavours: Berry & Cashew, Nut Truffle and Ginger & Apricot. The gluten-, milk- […]
BetterYou reveals new-look website
Natural health brand BetterYou has unveiled its updated website, betteryou.com, with a fresh new look and feel as well as some added initiatives designed to enhance performance and delivery.
Government pressed to ban cartoons on unhealthy food for kids
Campaign groups are calling on the UK Government to ban the use of cartoon characters on the packaging of unhealthy products aimed at children, and to mandate traffic light nutrition labelling to facilitate parents to make healthier choices.
Beyond the little bottles
June 12, 2019 Ross Harris
From the yoghurt drinks of the ‘90s to Unilever’s recent investment in ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are still a hot topic – but consumer confusion is rife, discovers Kate Miller, and puzzling legislation isn’t helping (more…)
The carbon pawprint
A far cry from the proverbial dogs’ dinner, the pet industry is now booming with healthier and greener options. From zero waste shampoo bars to premium natural and organic foods, Sharna Waid finds out what retailers are stocking to meet the demands of a growing community of eco-conscious pet parents (more…)
As more consumers seek alcohol-free, low-sugar and sustainably produced beverages, Jane Wolfe speaks with some natural and organic soft drinks brands to discover how they are ticking all the boxes (more…)
The heart of the matter
Dr Decker Weiss is a naturopathic cardiologist with an important message about inflammation. Here, Rosie Greenaway relays some of the key messages conveyed during his 2018 retailer roadshow, and discovers why ignoring the red flags could be catastrophic for cardiovascular health
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. […]
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 […]
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