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.
News in brief
February 15, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Real Handful has made its debut into the kids snacking market with the launch of BUNDLZ, a two-strong range of yoghurt-coated clusters in Strawberry & Raspberry or Apple & Blackberry. Delamere Dairy has launched its new Planted range into 330ml cartons and added two new flavours: Almond Drink with Coffee and Oat Drink with Date […]
Neal’s Yard kicks off frankincense initiative
Ahead of the release of its latest frankincense-based hand serum at the end of February, Neal’s Yard Remedies has launched Project Frankincense, an initiative to propagate, cultivate and care for the sustainable production of frankincense in Oman.
Organic sector set to be worth £2.5BN by 2020
The UK organic market is now worth £2.33 billion following sales growth of 5.3% in 2018, according to the Soil Association Organic Market Report 2019.
News in brief
Organix has launched a new ad campaign built around the platform ‘Fuel their Wonder’. The fully integrated £1 million campaign is running across All4, Sky and ITVHub and is supported by online video, social, radio and in store. BioCare’s Education Series 2019 comprises sessions on Nurturing Your Health with Alessandro Ferretti, and Nutritional Kintsugi with […]
Land of confusion
January 22, 2019 - -
Allergy season may be approaching but, as Kate Miller discovers, following a number of recent high-profile cases of anaphylaxis there’s an altogether more serious issue which health food stores should be aware of: food allergen labelling (more…)
Pick of the products 2018
One of the most fascinating things about our industry – apart from the continual development and discovery (or rediscovery) of health-giving ingredients and their benefits, leading to a stream of innovation – are the ethical strides taken to make it a sector to be truly proud of. When, in 2018 the nation received a rude […]
Mind full less
Rather than making life easier, our increasing connectivity is raising the nation’s stress levels as we strive to remain available at all times for all people, while also allaying our fear of missing out (FOMO). Jane Wolfe looks at why we could all do with taking a few deep breaths (more…)
Turning over a new leaf
As the smoke clears around a fresh wave of legislation, Matt Chittock explores how next-generation healthy cannabis products are setting new highs for health stores – no Rizlas required (more…)
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
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 […]
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.