UK organic spelt producer Sharpham Park has made a significant investment in its spelt mill, located on its Somerset farm.
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.
October saw the launch of the eco-conscious e-commerce start-up Wearth London, which champions UK brands with sustainable values.
Responding to a growing demand from environmentally-conscious consumers, supermarket giant Tesco launches own-label range of eco-cleaning products.
London-based Erbology has added three new snacks to its range of plant-based products: crackers, granola and energy balls.
New drinks brand OOOMEGA has launched with a range of 100% plant-based flax seed drinks, the first of their kind in the UK.
Freaks of Nature has launched what it says is the UK’s first plant-based chilled cheesecake range.
Notfrom.com is a new online supermarket offering solely natural, cruelty-free, plant-based and planet-friendly products to customers in the UK and EU.
Plant-based food and drink specialist Provamel has unveiled a brand new look for its organic drinks range to highlight key ingredients and increase shelf appeal. The 21-strong range of ambient drinks now feature new designs with hand-drawn ingredients and plant-based cues. The packaging carries The Vegan Society logo as well as Provamel’s own ‘CO2 neutral […]
Superfood soup brand Soupologie has introduced a range of chilled ready-to-eat raw soups using plant-based ingredients.
Weleda has launched a new NATRUE-certified Kids 2in1 Shampoo & Body Wash range. The three-strong offer is available in: Very Vanilla, a mellow fragrance, with the sweetness of vanilla and delicate fruity notes of mandarin; Lively Lime, which has the zesty citrus scent of lime and lemon essential oils to refresh and energize; and Happy […]
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that plant-based foods using soya and tofu cannot use dairy-style terms such as ‘milk’, ‘butter’ and ‘cheese’.
Fodder in Hereford has moved its bodycare offer into a brand new second store, just yards across the road from the original shop.
Pret A Manger says its ‘pop up’ Veggie Pret store in Soho is to become a permanent fixture, and that further vegetarian-only Pret cafés are in the pipeline.
People following a vegan diet should “permanently take a vitamin B12 supplement’ says the influential German Nutrition Society (DGE) in a new position paper.
GreenBay, a brand new 100% vegan grocery store, has opened in West Kensington, London.
AA Skincare has formulated a range of plant-inspired shampoos featuring holistic Ayurvedic herb powders to boost hair health. The shampoos combine essential oils, natural extracts and healing Ayurvedic herb powders such as rejuvenating brahmi to thicken hair, vitamin C-rich alma to strengthen roots, conditioning bhringraj to encourage growth, and tulsi for scalp irritations. The five-strong […]
Next month marks a year since the soft launch of Organic for the People, the 100% organic, plant-based store which popped up in London with the clear intention of making organic food and drink ‘price accessible’. Located directly opposite As Nature Intended in Ealing High Street, the store, which is still in its first phase, […]
Plant-based food specialist Provamel is set to unveil a brand new look and some innovative new products this Spring. Marking its biggest packaging makeover for more than seven years, the revamped Provamel range will feature slim-line Tetra Edge cartons with a modern, vibrant design, and benefit from the addition of enhanced recipes and brand new […]
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 […]