The Prestigious Provence Olive Oil Society (Olivence) has revamped its range in the UK with two new producers and a wider range of oils from the region.
Peter Aldis is stepping down as chief executive of leading health food retailer Holland & Barrett International with immediate effect after ten years in the top job and 29 years at the company.
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.
Each year the run-up to Christmas starts earlier and earlier. Retail calendars are planned well in advance, Black Friday has become a popular fixture in the diary and even mince-pies are on sale in September. It’s all heavily focused on shopping and buying, but as ethical trends continue to rise, we need to adapt to […]
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 […]
Following Philip Hammond’s delivery of the Budget 2018 to parliament, the NAHS has issued a statement commenting on the Chancellor’s proposals for the business rates affecting independent retailers.
Whether the UK and EU achieve a Brexit agreement or fail to agree and move instead to World Trade Organization rules, there will still be changes to which the food industry must adapt.
PURE Spa & Beauty has launched a new marketplace to support fledgling entrepreneurs by offering retail exposure and provide a fresh way for consumers to find and buy emerging clean beauty brands.
After successfully winning over the dragons last Sunday, ice-cream entrepreneur Cecily Mills decided against taking up the offer she had received and accepted on air from Jenny Campbell.
Launched at Speciality & Fine Food Fair, a 2018 Speciality Market Report has been published offering unique insights into the UK artisan food and drink industry.
A well-presented store with stock neatly arranged, and price and product details clearly visible, is essential to achieve customer loyalty and drive sales. The store environment in general, particularly how easy it is to shop, is no less important than having a carefully curated range that is appealingly priced.
The gloomy state of the high street has done nothing to hamper the financial spirits of Holland & Barrett (H&B), which has reported a growth of 7.1% in its first results since its acquisition by billionaire Mikhail Fridman.
Not for the first time, the distinction between Fairtrade and ‘fairly traded’ has led to consumer confusion surrounding ethical designation, with Sainsbury’s the latest company getting into hot water over labelling, resulting in an advertising ban.
A new app called FoodAdvisr has been launched to help consumers manage food intolerances whilst shopping, cooking and eating out.
Neal’s Yard Remedies has become the first high street chain retailer to offer free water refill stations to customers nationwide.
At the NHT Summit in Manchester BetterYou delivered a seminar to brands and retailers on innovation, trends and what’s to come for the VMS market.
US soap brand Dr Bronner’s has teamed up with Whole Foods Market to begin a nationwide campaign in the UK, which will run throughout Organic September.
Crussh launches Fit Food & Juice Bar concept within Holland & Barrett, giving customers a ‘boost’ whilst shopping.
Holland & Barrett has named its youngest ever Manager of the Year at its annual retail awards ceremony.
Fodder in Hereford has moved its bodycare offer into a brand new second store, just yards across the road from the original shop.
Zero Green celebrates first year with new look
March 22, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Bristol eco store Zero Green underwent a transformation earlier this month, reopening in time to celebrate its one-year anniversary.
Dig the SOiL
Veld Botanicals has introduced its new brand SOil to the UK market, offering a range of organic aromatherapy products.
Responsible capitalism: a manifesto
Following his acceptance of the Award for Responsible Capitalism, Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson explains why receiving the award gave him mixed feelings.
Guy Singh-Watson calls out capitalism in front of royalty
The 18th Award for Responsible Capitalism has been presented to Guy Singh-Watson by publishing group First, in a ceremony attended by HRH Princess Anne. But the decision to accept the award, says the Riverford Organic’s founder, was ‘a difficult one’.
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
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Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
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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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