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.
Spanish company Brindisa has launched a range of nutty snacks, including a trio of Catalan almonds.
New from Natural Balance Foods comes the Nākd Posh Bits range of premium snacks aimed at consumers looking for a luxurious, guilt-free treat.
Organic children’s snack brand Organix has introduced a new range of natural but fun snacks for older children, Punk’d.
The UK is close to introducing a ban on the online advertising of sugary and fatty snacks aimed at children, reports the Sunday Times. Advertising of these types of products on television has been banned since 2009 but food and drink companies have persisted in targeting young children by switching to social media, computer games and […]
First Goodbody Wellness CBD shop opens in Bath
July 15, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Sativa Group Plc has opened Goodbody Wellness in Bath, a specialist retail store offering consumers a range of over 50 CBD products.
Report highlights how medicines, lifestyles and diet are ‘killing’ women’s nutrient levels
A new report highlights the extent to which medicines, lifestyles and poor diet are ‘killing’ vitamin and mineral levels, leading to potentially serious health issues for women.
On 26 June the 2019 edition of the Soil Association BOOM Awards were marked with a ceremony and drinks reception at Oval Space, London.
Boots concept store signals brand ‘reinvention’
Health and beauty retailer Boots says its new 28,500 sq ft flagship store in London’s Covent Garden represents the start of a brand ‘reinvention’.
Beyond the little bottles
June 12, 2019 Ross Harris
From the yoghurt drinks of the ‘90s to Unilever’s recent investment in ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are still a hot topic – but consumer confusion is rife, discovers Kate Miller, and puzzling legislation isn’t helping (more…)
The carbon pawprint
A far cry from the proverbial dogs’ dinner, the pet industry is now booming with healthier and greener options. From zero waste shampoo bars to premium natural and organic foods, Sharna Waid finds out what retailers are stocking to meet the demands of a growing community of eco-conscious pet parents (more…)
As more consumers seek alcohol-free, low-sugar and sustainably produced beverages, Jane Wolfe speaks with some natural and organic soft drinks brands to discover how they are ticking all the boxes (more…)
The heart of the matter
Dr Decker Weiss is a naturopathic cardiologist with an important message about inflammation. Here, Rosie Greenaway relays some of the key messages conveyed during his 2018 retailer roadshow, and discovers why ignoring the red flags could be catastrophic for cardiovascular health
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.
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 […]
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. […]