British organic wellness brand Body and Mind Botanicals has introduced what it asserts is a UK first: Cannabis Infused Dark Chocolate Buttons.
UK distributor DJM has introduced a sweet new addition to the UK market in the form of St Lawrence Gold: a ‘unique range’ of pure Canadian honey.
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 […]
The latest innovation from Greenfrog Botanic is an all-natural Out & About Disinfectant in a handy 100ml pump spray format.
New Immuno4 is a synergistic blend of certified organic nutritional ingredients designed to help maintain the proper functioning of the immune system.
Fledgling natural and vegan skincare brand Petit Jovial has launched with a line of products gentle enough for babies, yet efficacious enough for adults.
Organic Shop has added four new products to its offer to meet the increased demand for natural antibacterial personal care:
As Government steers its ‘public money for public goods’ farming system through parliament, The EOF is concerned organic options are being side-lined.
Green People has launched its Family Sun Starter Pack comprising three of its eco-friendly sun care range in discovery sizes.
Trade association British Apples & Pears has launched a recruitment campaign to simultaneously help tackle food waste and unemployment in the UK.
A Soil Association report reveals that although business output is similar on organic and non-organic farms, net farm income is often higher on organic.
According to Ecovia Intelligence, the COVID-19 crisis is creating a growth in demand for natural ingredients in the personal care sector.
Yeo Valley has created its latest organic offer – Super Thick Kerned Yogurt – by employing an old Somerset production technique.
Community Interest Company OF&G has joined NATRUE as an approved certifier of natural and organic bodycare and cosmetics in the UK and Ireland.
Green People has responded to the increased in demand for hand wash by launching a scent-free hand care duo to offer daily protection for the whole family.
Locks in Goodness has launched two 100% natural, vegan, organic and eco-friendly hair products designed for kids but suitable for the whole family.
To support beauty and wellbeing businesses through the organic certification process, Soil Association Certification is launching a webinar on 30 April.
Fairtrade brand FAIR SQUARED has introduced a range of soap bars using natural organic ingredients and offering varieties for face, hair and body.
Into the Wylde intimate care brand has launched to challenge the lubricant market with Wylde One – a vegan lubricant promising ‘vulva-loving care’.
Start-up Bright Barley has introduced a line of dairy-free vegan drinks made using what it say is the UK’s first alternative ‘mylk’ produced using barley.
Urgent wake up call to Government to ‘fix the failings of food’
July 6, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
The Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment has published a report questioning the affordability of the recommended healthy diet.
News in brief
New kids’ food start-up Mia & Ben has launched with four organic fruit and vegetable combinations in pouches created using HPP technology.
Naturalife Bridport celebrates 20 years
Hannah Bourne, assistant manager at Naturalife Bridport, reflects on the store’s history as it marks a significant anniversary.
Rainforest Alliance publishes new Certification Program
The Rainforest Alliance has enhanced its sustainability certification, with the publication of a new programme embracing more robust criteria.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]