New research has found that postmenopausal women who partook in a daily snack of almonds saw a marked improvement in wrinkle width and severity.
Snacking on public transport should be banned, according to the UK’s former Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Professor Dame Sally Davies.
British brand YAAR says it is creating a new category in the dairy and snack market with the launch of the UK’s first range of chilled quark bars, designed as an on-the-go sweet treat.
The recently launched plant-based brand Qwrkee has now entered the snacking category with a range of vegan jerky.
Snack brand Guruji has introduced a range of Popped Lotus Seeds onto the UK market to offer ‘a credible alternative to popcorn and crisps’.
Sustainable British snack brand BRAVE has introduced what it says is a world first: Chocolate & Salted Caramel Roasted Peas.
Vegan treat brand Nutty Cacao has created a line of vegan-friendly chocolate cups made with 100% natural ingredients.
Baby food brand Piccolo is launching Mighty Squeeze, a new snack range for toddlers packaged in a handy pouch format, making them perfect for snacking on-the-go or a lunchboxes.
New to the healthy grab and go snacking category are Instinct Bites, bite-size pieces of freeze-dried organically sourced fruit, with nothing else added.
Snack brand Well & Truly has unveiled a brand new look as well as a new Smokey Paprika variety of its Baked Corn Snacks.
Natural food brand Kallø has introduced some innovative new snack products in the form of Protein Packed Lentil Cakes and Pop-Crisps.
Yorkshire-based Bite UK has introduced a new range of rice, nut and coconut baked clusters to its free-from snacking offer.
Healthy snacking brand Eat Real has introduced three new organic gluten-free and vegan snacks.
Mintel’s British Lifestyles: Preparing for Change report finds that Brits’ desire for healthier foods is driving sales of fish, nuts, popcorn and free-from.
Nim’s Fruit Crisps has launched the UK’s first air-dried range of vegetable crisps, aimed at health conscious snackers. The initial range comprises Tomato & Cucumber, Pepper & Courgette and Beetroot & Parsnip. Made from 100% fresh vegetables, these are air-dried in the company’s new Kent-based air-drying factory – the only such production line in the […]
Cereal Lovers are introducing its Crunchtime snacking pouches at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April. The range is oat-based and high in fibre and comes in a handy, portable 60g resealable pouch for an energy boost any time, any where. The clusters come in three varieties: Chocolate, Belgian chocolate baked into oats with honey […]
Natural pet food brand Lily’s Kitchen says it is revolutionizing the pet snacking category with the ground-breaking launch of three new 100% natural, hand-baked superfood snack bars for dogs. Launching on 8 June, the bars are designed as a treat, snack or meal replacement and consist of easy to snap triangles. The crunchy, crumbly snacks […]
Raw, organic chocolate company Ombar has launched dairy-free Coco Mylk Buttons. With around one in five UK households now buying dairy-free milk and veganism is on the increase, the company says it is filling a gap in the market for a quality vegan chocolate option. The 100% natural, dairy-free and vegan-friendly buttons are made using […]
Yum Yum Bros has introduced five new gluten-free cereal bars to its Oh My Goodness brand to capitalize on the gluten-free on-the-go snacking trend. The new offer comprises: Appletastic Bar containing oats, sultanas, apple and cinnamon; Merry Berry Bar combining oats, cranberries, goji berries, sultanas and cherries; Buttery Oat Bar; Fruity Oat Bar comprising oats, […]
The UK’s first coconut chip brand Nudie Snacks has been launched by Freedom Brands Ltd, designed for both the snacking and baking markets. The Premium Toasted Coconut Chips aim to be an innovative, healthy, all-natural alternative to traditional potato crisps, with a third less of the carbohydrates and three times the fibre. Initially launching in […]
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?
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 […]
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
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.