The latest offer from Superfoodies is an innovative new range of functional drinks combining medicinal mushrooms with coffee.
In what the brand calls a ‘world first’, Ronald Britton has launched a plastic-free glitter, Cosmetic Bioglitter Pure.
The Clean Kilo: Zero Waste Supermarket in Birmingham has had a successful time of it in recent months, winning Best Deli/Grocer in the Slow Food England Awards as well as 20k in the FedEx Small Business Grant UK 2018 awards.
London has seen the opening of Re:Store, surprisingly one of only a handful of zero waste stores in the capital.
Innovative Italian food company Coppola Foods has created POWERSÛP, a range of 100% natural vegetable soups using simple ingredients that aims to reflect the current crossover trend between drinks/smoothies and soups.
Last weekend a new sustainable shop opened in the Fiveways area of Brighton, to cater for the plastic-free shopping needs of local residents.
Packaged in a floral organic cotton bag, the new Soap Folk Rose Geranium gift collection contains three Soil Association-certified organic beauty products.
In November, East Sussex saw the arrival of a plastic-free store, Harriet’s of Hove – The Plastic Free Pantry, opened by Harriet Dean-Orange and her partner Mhiran Patel.
The latest offering from Soap Folk are its Organic Lip Balms, described as colourful, tactile and nourishing and designed for a daily organic moisture top-up.
As the world finally wakes up to the disastrous effects of plastic on our environment, Rosie Greenaway examines the measures being taken to limit future impact and reverse the damage, speaking to the retailers who are saying no to packaging. These zero waste pioneers are highlighting the political sway of consumer purchasing power, challenging the […]
Wessanen-owned organic and Fairtrade tea brand Clipper is launching what it is claiming is the world’s first plastic-free, non-GM and unbleached heat-sealed tea bag.
Divine Chocolate is for the first time adding an organic range to its Fairtrade chocolate selection.
As of September, superfood brand Superfoodies is beginning the process of switching all of its products from plastic pouches to recyclable and reusable tins.
Ben & Anna has launched an eco-friendly range of certified natural and organic solid deodorants in plastic-free packaging.
Wessanen UK-owned Fairtrade tea brand Clipper has announced it will go plastic-free by summer 2018.
The Co-op is bringing to market a fully biodegradable tea bag to replace that which is currently used in its well-known own-brand ‘99 Tea Blend’ range.
January saw the launch of the Zero Waste Club, a new plastic-free online grocery portal founded by 20-year-old Pawan Saunya and his business partner Rishi Gupta.
Earlier this year saw the launch of Earth.Love.Food, a 100% organic store in Totnes, Devon, which operates a blanket ‘no packaging’ policy.
NPE: ‘The window to the future’
April 18, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Dubbed ‘The window to the future’ by independent retailer John McKee – director of Hanover Health Foods – Natural & Organic Products Europe has announced a 3% rise in attendance figures for 2019, with an attendance of 10,298 over the two-day show at ExCeL.
Infinity Foods issues statement on plastics
Sussex-based co-op Infinity Foods has released a statement around its stance on plastic packaging to offer a detailed answer to the question it is frequently asked: why is its own label range not packed in biodegradable or compostable material?
Wessanen €885MN buyout bid offers ‘longer-term horizon and stability’
On Wednesday (10 April) Wessanen announced a conditional agreement on a recommended all-cash public offer by a consortium of PAI Partners SAS and Charles Jobson of €11.50 per issued and outstanding share of the healthy food company.
New investment leads to refreshed Conscious Chocolate
Conscious Chocolate officially relaunched last weekend at Natural & Organic Products Europe, following new investment from Fortissimo Group.
Sparking the passion, naturally
February 19, 2019 Sharna Waid
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s a momentous time of love and lust. With a broadening range of sexual wellbeing products on the market, Sharna Waid looks into which natural remedies retailers should be exploring to support and empower their female customers’ confidence in the bedroom
A nation on the move
Kate Miller looks at the main aggravators of joint pain and uncovers how the public’s well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions can often lead to injuries come spring
The power of sour
While not yet mainstream, and certainly not new, fermented foods were heralded as one of the big trends of 2018 and continue to work their way onto the shelves of independent retailers up and down the country. Hayley Coristine investigates the qualities that are helping this ancient food technology gain wider appeal (more…)
Best bar none
With small chocolate producers choosing to trade directly, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the rise in artisan bean to bar chocolatiers who are putting cocoa farmers’ welfare before profit
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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