Green People’s new Sun & Travel Collection contains 100ml sizes of Sun Lotion SPF30, Sun Lotion SPF15 with Tan Accelerator and Hydrating After Sun.
Naming it The Clean Vic, Sainsbury’s supermarket is to launch a pop-up pub serving only no- or low-alcohol drinks over 24-25 July.
The shortlist for this year’s BOOM Awards has been published by the Soil Association, ahead of a ceremony due to be hosted on 26 June.
Jonny Wilkinson (pictured) has launched No.1 Living, a rebrand and extension of his original No.1 Kombucha range. With two new SKUs — Cola Kombucha and Lemonade Kombucha — the range is now certified organic. Vivera has announced the introduction of its 100% fat-free vegan Bacon Pieces to the UK, initially exclusive to Sainsbury’s supermarkets. Captain […]
On Monday, the inaugural Sainsbury’s Beauty & Wellbeing Live Innovation Pitch took place at Natural & Organic Products Europe, with the multiple deciding to choose not one but two beauty brands to attend a meeting at Sainsbury’s HQ and potentially land a listing.
Sainsbury’s has become the first UK multiple to stock edible insects as Eat Grub secures its first supermarket listing.
Women’s intimate health brand INTIMINA has announced a new partnership with the UK multiple Sainsbury’s.
In May, Locavore Grocery, Scotland’s first social enterprise supermarket, officially opened its doors to offer an alternative to mainstream supermarket supply chains and build a more sustainable food network. Jane Wolfe finds out more Run by Soil Association licensee Locavore Community Interest Company (CIC), Locavore Grocery is a new 6000sq ft supermarket in Govanhill, Glasgow, […]
Whether it’s beautifully arranged plant-based dishes on Instagram, animal rights billboard campaigns, or lengthy features in Sunday supplements of our national newspapers, veganism is increasingly present in our lives.
Pip & Nut has secured record new investment in excess of £1 million, as well as a raft of new supermarket listings.
The Food Standards Agency is investigating allegations that vegan products sold by Tesco and Sainsbury’s have been found to contain traces of meat.
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.
Consumers have lashed out on social media in reaction to the plastic wrapping which surrounds a third-party brand of ‘organic’ coconuts sold by Sainsbury’s.
In a speech broadcast today by the BBC, Theresa May spoke of her plans to ‘nurture’ the environment through a ‘comprehensive 25-year environment plan’ which puts plastic at the forefront of the agenda.
Pulsin has rebranded and reformulated its range of Kids Fruity Oat Bars, with new packaging and a lower sugar recipe.
The Fairtrade Foundation won’t be involved in the new Sainsbury’s Foundation tea pilot due to concerns that it fails to meet core principles of Fairtrade.
An EU grant worth €10.4m has been secured by the Organic Trade Board in partnership with Organic Denmark, to support a campaign to promote organic food.
Britain’s supermarkets are missing a trick as sales of organic food and drink continue to grow says the Organic Trade Board. The OTB’s campaign manager, Catherine Fookes, tells The Times today that none of the Big Four – Tesco, Asda, Sainbsury’s, and Morrison’s – currently has “a proper strategy” for organic. Quoting from a recent […]
A new survey by Action on Sugar has found that cereal manufacturers have made little attempt to tackle the worrying issue of excessive sugar in their products, with some brands having even more sugar now than they did in 2012. Action on Sugar surveyed the same 50 products studied in the 2012 Which? Breakfast Cereal […]
The popularity of shopping coupons is soaring, reports The Grocer magazine this week. In fact, a record 61% of consumers are claiming to use the money saving device, with wealthier AB consumers being among the highest users. (more…)
A new take on the January blues
December 5, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
‘Shades of Aqua’ has been highlighted as the key food and beverage colour trend for 2020, with vivid blues and greens expected to drive innovation.
Veganuary to launch ‘milestone’ TV ad
As part of The Big Give, non-profit Veganuary has launched a Crowdfunding effort to get its first TV ad on air, aiming to raise £40,000 in one week.
Hastings’ Co-op expands refills into second store
Trinity Wholefoods, which marked its 35th birthday this year, has opened a refill store to encourage customers to ‘reduce, reuse, recycle, refill, rethink’.
Experts warn of high protein diet risks
Popular high protein diets have been shown to help people lose weight but could be putting long-term followers at risk of kidney damage, experts warn.
Pick of the products 2019
November 28, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s lips, our sector was pioneering its ‘better for you and the planet’ products long before the phrase hit the mainstream. As the world plays catch-up, here’s a review of the trendsetting […]
With irritable bowel syndrome affecting approximately 12 million people in the UK, Jane Wolfe finds out how diet and lifestyle changes can significantly help sufferers, and investigates the low-FODMAP solution (more…)
Living life on the veg
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
Leading the discussion around sustainability in retail
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]