Susie Mermaid has introduced a natural and organic face and body collection with formulas inspired by the sea and based on sustainably sourced marine algae.
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 […]
Natural Products Global announces Supplier Connect launch
May 20, 2020 Jim Manson
In a major cross-portfolio initiative, Diversified Communications UK will next month launch Supplier Connect, a new global, online directory.
My Green Pod invites ethical brands inside
Ethical retail platform My Green Pod has launched its new online Marketplace, born out of a crowdfunding campaign which ran at the back end of 2019.
News in brief
Rubies In The Rubble has announced the launch of its plant-based Chilli Mayo and Classic Mayo into Waitrose stores across the country.
Teapigs sets up free online training for stockists during lockdown
In light of the current lockdown restrictions, teapigs has decided to present its retailer tea school virtually, via Zoom.
April 28, 2020 Jane Wolfe
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
Ever wondered how to make ice cream so smooth even the toughest connoisseur would be fooled? Yorica is here to explain (some of) its secrets to success.
Operation Healthy Lockdown
As health stores find themselves on the frontline of a national effort to keep the UK nourished, Jim Manson reports on Operation Healthy Lockdown.
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.
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 […]
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
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 […]
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 […]