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…)
In what it says is a first of its kind product in the UK, Botanic Lab has unveiled its Cannabidiol Botanical Tea Drink.
Launching on 18 June, Cawston Press will begin its first ever outdoor advertising campaign across the Waitrose estate.
Craft soft drinks brand Dalston’s has refreshed its look and introduced three new flavours to its range.
The long-anticipated UK tax on sugar has come into force, making it compulsory from today onwards for manufacturers to a pay a levy on any high-sugar drinks they sell.
Despite facing opposition from The Irish Beverage Council (IBC), The Irish Government remains undeterred in its plan to introduce a sugar tax in April 2018.
New organic soft drinks brand Chosan has launched with a range of all-natural African-inspired drinks using the flavours of hibiscus and baobab.
Olive leaf supplements specialist Ovio is set to make waves in the fast-growing healthy soft drinks category with the launch its InFusion range. The new range of organic, low-sugar drinks was unveiled at a high profile press briefing earlier this month hosted by ITV This Morning presenter Gina Akers. The drinks blend organic olive […]
Firefly Revitalising Juice Drinks has relaunched with a refreshed pack design, an on-the-go range and improved recipes. The new packaging features brighter colours, botanical drawings and a brand new Firefly logo. A botanical stamp has also been put on the bottle lids to emphasize the fact that the drinks are ‘boosted with botanical blends’. The […]
Furthering its move into premium adult soft drinks, and just in time for the summer months, Cawston Press has added two new flavours to its 330ml canned drinks range. The new Elderflower Lemonade combines the floral fragrance of infused elderflowers with Sicilian lemon juice and sparkling water at just 99 calories per can. The Ginger […]
Premium soft drinks brand bottlegreen has joined forces with illustrator and designer Hermione de Paula to launch a limited edition collection of two of its popular drinks. The beautifully illustrated bottles of Sparkling Elderflower and Ginger & Lemongrass Presse will go on sale on 12 September, ahead of London Fashion Week. Bottlegreen commented on the […]
New to the UK comes the all-natural US water enhancer Stur Drinks, developed to encourage more water consumption and aimed at women aged 22-55 who lead an active lifestyle. The 30-serving (50ml) pocket-sized product contains natural flavours extracted from real fruit and black tea. High in vitamin C, it contains 100% of the recommended daily […]
A splash of vegetable juice and a hint of healthiness gives the soft drinks market a little added sparkle in 2010, writes Julia Brandon. (more…)
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?
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]