Organic grocery business Abel & Cole has launched a refillables trial which will remove single-use packaging from a variety of products.
Fledgling brand Two Wise Chimps has created a line of functional vegan chewing gums, designed to provide both specific functional and oral health benefits.
Veganuary may be expecting its biggest ever uptake, but not everyone is happy that plant-based alternatives are being touted as a sustainable choice.
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (more…)
The amount of plastic produced and used by UK supermarkets rose this year, according to a report by Greenpeace and the Environmental Investigation Agency.
Research published by The Greenpeace Research Laboratories has revealed that women are being misled by greenwashing claims made by menstrual product brands.
Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock
Unilever has announced plastic reduction goals it says ‘are even bolder’ than its previous commitments, pledging to halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025.
Australian brand Onya has brought its line of reusable and recyclable household essentials to the UK market in a bid to help reduce single-use plastics.
If you have set out to create a product that is good for both people and the planet, then the packaging has to reflect this.
The rapid uptake of compostable and biodegradable plastic alternatives could be making marine pollution worse, a committee of Parliamentarians has warned.
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?
Alternative Foods is proclaiming its Alternative Cakes range a ‘new kind of ethical all-plant treat’ due to its use of the naturally occurring protein aquafaba instead of egg.
Natural and organic skincare brand Weleda has partnered with recycling experts Terracycle to ensure that all Weleda packaging can be recycled within the UK.
Natural beauty pioneer Faith in Nature is reviving a scheme from its early days, encouraging customers to return product containers to its manufacturing facilities.
With 2018 already behind us, we can now say with some certainty that it was the year of plastic, or to be more precise, of the anti- plastic momentum.
Manchester-based natural and organic baby care brand Good Bubble has announced that it is swapping to sustainable, recycled plastic packaging as part of the brand’s sustainability mission to cut its carbon footprint in half by 2020.
Natural skincare shop WiDEYE has opened its third UK branch in Gardner Street within Brighton’s North Laines, following the launch of its Bournemouth store in May.
Working with the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), Dairy brand The Collective has found a solution to an issue with the recyclability of its black plastic lids.
US eco-friendly bottled water company JUST Goods Inc has launched JUST Water onto the UK market, in the first step of a major global expansion.
Beauty Kitchen lends a helping hand to Scottish Government
April 7, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Beauty Kitchen is officially supplying the Scottish Government with 50,000 units of hand sanitizer for the NHS, social care and other front-line services.
Nurture Brands acquires The Primal Pantry
Nurture Brands – which owns Rebel Kitchen, EMILY and Ape – has added natural snack brand The Primal Pantry to its plant-based food and drink portfolio.
Biotiful Dairy claims UK kefir first
Biotiful Dairy has created the first innovation of its kind to launch in the UK – Kefir Cheese – in a bid to shake up the soft cheese category.
Recycled material called into action for H&M collection
Organic, vegan and innovative recycled materials are all called into action in H&M’s latest ‘circular fashion’ collection.
After the gold rush
CBD is the fastest growing category the natural products sector has ever known. But a new phase is being ushered in, Jim Manson reports.
Keeping a clear head
The market for low- and no-alcohol drinks is booming thanks to a clear-headed millennial market of discerning soberistas, Claire Lavelle reports.
Come fly with me …
With mounting appreciation of the negative environmental cost of flying, how can consumers help protect themselves and the planet when taking to the skies?
The rise of clean and conscious beauty
The Natural Beauty & Spa Show is back at ExCeL London. Do you have the date in your diary? Okay, great. Now let us inspire you with what to expect …
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.
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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 […]