Snacking on public transport should be banned, according to the UK’s former Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Professor Dame Sally Davies.
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.
Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet (more…)
Nim’s Fruit Crisps has entered the foodservice sector through NHS Supply Chain via its Cold Beverages, Confectionery and Snacks framework.
UK beauty consumers are ‘the most ethically aware’, with research showing them to be most likely ‘to take ethical considerations into account’.
Cofresh Snack Foods has purchased an additional food production and warehousing facility in Nuneaton to enable it to expand to meet growing demand.
Choc Chick, which specializes in ethically sourced organic raw cacao, has created a new range of vegan snacks – Quinoa Pops and Plantain Bites – and revealed a fresh look.
Vegan treat brand Nutty Cacao has created a line of vegan-friendly chocolate cups made with 100% natural ingredients.
Eat Real has added six new flavours to its range of gluten-free and vegan Hummus, Lentil and Quinoa Chips.
After initially launching with an organic, vegan-friendly soup collection, Pep & Lekker has moved into the healthy snack sector with the launch of its Seed Snacks.
Eating out as a vegan is no longer a time-consuming, difficult challenge it once was – food options have become so much better, particularly over the last few years. It’s hard to believe those who have been vegan for decades used to carry around their own little carton of soya milk, just to be in […]
Clearspring announces two new flavours of Organic Seaveg Crispies: zingy Ginger and aromatic Turmeric.
Mindful Bites is a new snack brand which has launched to inspire consumers to rethink their ‘mindless’ eating habits.
Snack brand The Primal Pantry has secured a £3 million investment from NVM Private Equity for a minority stake in the brand.
Baby food brand Organix has launched a nationwide Junk-Busting Campaign to expose what’s hiding in some of the UK’s baby finger foods and toddler snacks.
Start-up health food brand Karma Bites has launched with a range of popped lotus seed snacks.
Fucibo Co has launched 21 Bites, a new online portal selling insect-based products, claimed to be the first of its type in Europe.
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
British plant-based food start-up Brave has come to the market with a three-strong range of all-natural Roasted Pea snacks.
Natural food brand Kallø has signed a major new deal through which its single-serve snack range is now available to all NHS Trust cafes and shops.
News in brief
October 18, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Cru8 has launched of a new funding round on Seedrs to enable the business to keep up with the burgeoning demand for free-from, paleo and keto products.
No need to change veggie food names, agrees UK minister
Zac Goldsmith has written to the House of Lords about a European Parliament proposal to ban words like ‘sausage’ and ‘burger’ to describe plant-based foods.
Unilever makes ‘bold’ pledge to halve virgin plastic use by 2025
Unilever has announced plastic reduction goals it says ‘are even bolder’ than its previous commitments, pledging to halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025.
Easy environmental changes are ‘not enough’
Researchers suggest easy environmental changes are insufficient, and ‘upheaval’ in everyday life is the only way to cut carbon emissions to net zero.
Under the Christmas tree
September 24, 2019 Claire Lavelle
From Fairtrade chocolate to skincare botanicals, Claire Lavelle showcases the best festive retail offers this season (more…)
Whether it’s the result of super powers or super marketing, superfoods sales continue to soar – but, discovers Kate Miller, not everyone in the industry is on board with the term (more…)
Beat the sneeze
Ancient knowledge and modern research are combining to make winter remedies even more effective in 2019, explains Matt Chittock (more…)
A tale of two toothbrushes
The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find out what attempts are being made to take the plastic out of periodontology (more…)
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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 […]