Veganuary 2020 begins next months, and the charity which organizes the annual plant-based pledge is calling for businesses to get involved once again.
Ian Chant, H&B’s head of food, has announced his departure from the retailer: “I have enjoyed working for them which came to an abrupt end late on Friday.”
After being damaged in an arson attack, Riverside Health & Natural Healing Centre in Newcastle Emlyn, has been reopened under new management.
Beyond Meat has launched Beyond Sausage onto the UK market in what it says is the first plant-based sausage that looks, tastes and sizzles just like pork.
Rainbow Wholefoods’ owner Richard Austin has announced that he has put the wholesale division of his business in Norwich up for sale.
The Sustainability in Retail Forum is the new conference designed to help senior executives within leading retailers from across the Nordic region meet the ever-evolving challenges around sustainability. Taking place 13 November 2019, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, the event is co-located with the award-winning trade exhibitions Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia. Facing the […]
The Oxford Street branch of The Body Shop has been transformed into an ‘activist workshop’ as part of its pledge to revive its early campaigning spirit.
Food and clothing retailer Marks & Spencer says it is the first major grocery retailer to introduce a reusable container incentive for fresh food-to-go.
West Country condiments producer The Bay Tree has unveiled a five-strong limited edition line for Christmas 2019, specifally designed for gifting.
Following a consultation seeking views on a proposed ban on selling energy drinks to children, the UK Government has now announced that it will go ahead.
lland & Barrett is going head-to-head with Boots with the launch of its own ‘meal deal’ offer – but in H&B’S case, with a healthy twist.
In June, Mindful Store opened in Manchester to offer sustainable brands a simple route to gain greater exposure in a retail environment.
Health and beauty retailer Boots says its new 28,500 sq ft flagship store in London’s Covent Garden represents the start of a brand ‘reinvention’.
After 18 months of building refurbishment, As Nature Intended has reopened its Balham store – the first branch to open without any plastic bags.
At the start of 2019 Natural Products News conducted its sixth annual ‘Health Check’ survey of independent health food retailers in the UK. The findings offer valuable insights for independent retailers and uncover some of the trends which are affecting sales on the shop floor. Here, we pick out some of the highlights of this […]
Dorset-based Primrose’s Kitchen has been purchased for an undisclosed amount by PK Ventures, headed by three former Cadbury Schweppes executives.
Açaí producer Sambazon has created what it says is a UK first in the healthy frozen dessert category by launching its ready-to-eat Frozen Scoopable Açaí into retail.
Canna Kitchen, the Brighton restaurant, café and shop which opened in December claiming to be the first in the UK to offer cannabis-infused cuisine, was raided by Sussex Police on Wednesday.
Holland & Barrett has announced it will become the first high street retailer to ban wet wipes across all 800 of its UK and Ireland stores.
Retailers looking to anticipate future trends benefited from an inspiring session at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April, by Amy McManus, managing director of AM Marketing.
Good Hemp claims UK’s first CBD plant-based milk
November 8, 2019 Jane Wolfe
In what it says is a UK first, Good Hemp is launching a range of CBD plant-based milks this month, starting with CBD Barista Seed Milk.
SFT calls for all UK political parties to commit to key food policies
The Sustainable Food Trust is urging UK political parties to prioritize the advancement of an environmentally sustainable and healthy food system.
Climate change report cast organic in ‘false and negative light’
A new study about organic farming and greenhouse gas emissions has been criticized for portraying organic in a ‘false and negative light’.
Charity calls for end to ‘unfair’ VAT on plant milks
PLANT-based food charity Proveg International is calling for an end to the ‘unequal and unfair’ taxation of plant-based milk compared to cow’s milk.
Living life on the veg
October 28, 2019 Ross Harris
Plates of lifeless veg and soggy ‘fishless fingers’ are a thing of the past. Rosie Greenaway orders the vegan catch of the day, explores today’s sophisticated veggie market, and discovers just how much the nation’s love of animal products is costing the planet (more…)
The whole package
Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock
With 72% of adults reporting that they exercise on a weekly basis, Kate Miller highlights why a broader definition of sports nutrition could be advantageous
The K word
With celebrity followers helping boost its appeal the keto diet is still very much in vogue. But does it sit comfortably within the natural health sector?
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
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 […]
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 […]