As more people are understanding the intrinsic link between what you eat and how you feel, the ‘beauty from within’ craze is now applying this to how you look. Named as a top beauty and wellness trend for 2019, this beauty-enhancing category has been taking the industry by storm. Sharna Waid speaks to experts and […]
The latest innovation from Abacus Foods is a three-strong line of gluten-free and vegan Seaweed Crisps in Lightly Salted, Salt & Vinegar and Cheese.
UK mineral salt brand Westlab has created what it calls a ‘super-charged’ range of bath salts combining mineral salts and essential oils with plant extracts.
Independent British brand Sea Magik has created a new four-strong range of experiential spa products for home use.
The latest product from New Nordic is Seaweed Diet, described as a unique dietary supplement containing a combination of wakame and extract of Norwegian seaweed.
Seaweed is currently one of the hottest ingredient trends, and one of the latest products to utilize this nutritious vegetable is SHØRE’s new Seaweed Puffs.
A new sustainable dog food brand – which the maker says is set to ‘revolutionize the pet food market’ – has just launched.
As consumers prepare to loosen their belts for the festive season, Hayley Coristine gains insights from the stores and brands who’ll be helping them towards post-indulgence recovery, exploring solutions beyond the diets pills and discovering the detox system which is attracting a celebrity following
In the weeks before Clearspring celebrated its 25th birthday, Christopher Dawson, Maria Dawson and Zoe West sat with Rosie Greenaway and reflected on where it all began, why it all began and how the brand’s products represent the future of food
Clearspring announces two new flavours of Organic Seaveg Crispies: zingy Ginger and aromatic Turmeric.
A GROUND-breaking standard for seaweed farming has been launched jointly by the Marine Stewardship Council and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council.
With seaweed production increasing along with demand for certification the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) is collaborating with the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) to create a joint global standard for certifying seaweed operations. The Seaweed Standard aims to contribute to the health of the world’s aquatic ecosystems by promoting environmentally sustainable and locally responsible use of […]
The Soil Association has launched new updated standards for organic aquaculture and seaweed. The first to be released from a wider standards review, the standards are directly based on EU regulations but will feature higher requirements in several areas, emphasizing the humane treatment of fish and protection of the aquatic environment. “Aquaculture is increasingly important […]
New to Spa Technologies’ all-natural seaweed-based skincare range is Flower Peel to promote exfoliation and nourish the skin. Using flower acids extracted from the hibiscus flower – described as the next generation of alpha hydroxyl acids (AHAs) – combined with green tea, laminaria algae, hyaluronic acid, flower (puruvic) acid and seaweed-based gel, the peel aims […]
During their recent historic trip to County Sligo, HRH Prince Charles and Camilla received a special gift hamper from Sligo-based organic beauty specialists, VOYA. Neil Walton from VOYA’s sister company, VOYA Seaweed Baths, was introduced to Prince Charles at Sligo Institute of Technology where they spoke about VOYA, the company’s products and the 300-year-old tradition […]
For the second year running VOYA has been chosen as a gift for America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama, to be presented on St Patrick’s Day. Today (17 March) Taoiseach Enda Kenny will make his traditional journey to the White House to meet the President and will present a bespoke VOYA White Gift Box specifically designed […]
British pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen has developed a Senior Recipe range to specifically support older dogs throughout their golden years. Aiming to provide independent stores with a unique offering for customers with older canine pals, the offer comprises two meals: the dry meal is made from freshly prepared sustainable salmon and trout and butcher-quality […]
News in brief
November 14, 2019 Jane Wolfe
The Other Bar, from the United Nations Development Programme and Fairchain Foundation, contains a token that can be used to support farmers in Ecuador.
Good Hemp claims UK’s first CBD plant-based milk
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’.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]