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…)
The Seed Fund ‘lays down strong roots’
February 20, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
Running until 30 April, The Seed Fund 2018 is now open for entry, continuing the philanthropic organization’s mission to help food and drink start-ups turn ‘big ideas into big businesses’ and ‘lay down strong roots’ for the future.
VegfestUK returns to Brighton for its first show of the year
VegfestUK is returning to Brighton from 24-25 March for the first of its 2018 events.
Planet Organic introduces online Vegan Shop
In response to the burgeoning interest in plant-based living, Planet Organic has launched Vegan Shop – a specialist area of its e-commerce site that is designed to make it easier for customers to shop its vegan ranges.
New health store creates a buzz in Bishop Auckland
Honey Bee A&C, a new health and nutrition shop, has been opened in Bishop Auckland by locals Caroline Walker and Ashley White.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
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 […]
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]