Delegates at the Royal Society of Medicine have heard that the true extent of pesticide use is at odds with the claims of the pesticide industry.
Natural and organic brand ORGANii has introduced a new Intensive sub range for delicate, dry and sensitive skin prone to eczema, psoriasis and rosacea.
New to the UK is Dr Konopka’s hair and bodycare products, spanning 59 SKUs and certified natural or organic by COSMOS.
A new natural and organic brand has launched with a six-strong range of vegan deodorants to ‘keep sweat at bay and skin happy’.
All-natural brand Luscious has launched with a range of organic artisan ice creams produced in Wiltshire.
Love Cocoa has created what it claims is Europe’s first ever vegan avocado chocolate bar.
Soil Association Certification is supporting organic businesses once again this festive season with the launch of its online Organic Christmas Marketplace.
North Yorkshire-based Flaya has launched with a line of Vegan Society-approved vegan and organic perfumes.
Rayner’s has introduced a new range of five organic, raw, unfiltered and unpasteurized vinegars along with a coconut amino.
Planet Organic has partnered with on-demand courier firm Street Stream to offer its customers same-day delivery across London.
The ISO 16128 guidelines covering criteria for natural and organic cosmetic ingredients and products do not have consumer interests at heart, says NATRUE.
After plenty of research, a lot of consultation and a few rounds of editing, October saw the launch of our Organic Supply Chain Report – a consensus gathered from industry on the challenges and opportunities currently presented in the organic sector.
Organic food brand Clearspring has launched a new range of Biodynamic Demeter Organic Italian Pasta Sauces and Passatas.
A new Tattoo skincare range has been introduced to the UK by German brand Eco Cosmetics. The ECOCERT-certified natural and organic products are specifically formulated to help keep tattoos looking their best all year long, providing intensive colour protection and promoting cell regeneration and healing. The natural ingredients used include noni extract, which has been […]
New from Neal’s Yard Remedies comes Frankincense Intense Lift Cream, a multi-action nourishing cream designed to lift and recontour. Containing an exclusive Frankincense Active Phyto Complex, with collagen-protecting properties and an antioxidant effect, the cream combines restoring ribose, redefining linseed extract and stimulating microalgae to help redefine facial contours. Incorporated to help strengthen, soften and […]
In preparation for the compilation of its 2018 Organic Market Report, the Soil Association is asking for input from independent retailers.
Mark Ruskell, MSP, has called for organic food to be made a mandatory requirement in all Scottish public sector kitchens, including schools and hospitals.
Mumma Love Organics has introduced a collection of bathtime products created specifically for babies and children. The range for babies consists of: Hair & Body Wash with Calendula – an unscented all-in-one wash containing calendula, sunflower oil and aloe vera juice; and Bedtime Bubble Bath with Lavender formulated to create a relaxing aroma for baby’s […]
Natural and organic beauty brand Naissance has undergone an extensive redesign to attract new customers and anchor it in the do-it-yourself beauty market. The brand, which specializes in natural and organic oil, massage oils and make-your-own beauty kits, has now got a fresh company look with new labels and packaging and a redesigned website. Naissance […]
The Organic Young or Oy! skincare collection by Green People, designed for acne prone skin, has been reformulated and given a brand new look. The Oy! range comprises a number of certified organic clear skin products for tweens, teens and those with troublesome skin. The products are rich in nourishing omega-3 and 6 from rosehip […]
TED-style talks on stage at NPE
February 15, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
The Natural Products Talks Theatre programme at this year’s NPE will feature a mix of fast-paced TED-style talks, dynamic panel discussions and live interviews.
Living Nature Skin Steps land on UK shelves
Living Nature, a certified natural skincare and cosmetics range from New Zealand, has now made its new-look Skin Steps box sets available to the UK market.
Carun Active Hemp conquers the den
Hemp product producer Carun UK secured an investment of £50,000 from Jenny Campbell in a recent edition of BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den.
News in brief
Sweet-toothed customers across London can now purchase chocolate from Love Cocoa on the Deliveroo app, including individual bars and collection boxes. The chocolate gifts can be delivered to customers in around 20 minutes.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
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 […]
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]