UK distributor DJM has introduced a sweet new addition to the UK market in the form of St Lawrence Gold: a ‘unique range’ of pure Canadian honey.
Nielsen data shows that UK sales of organic food and drink are running at a three year high, the Soil Association has revealed.
With retailers stealing themselves for a cliff-edge Brexit on 31 December, what could this mean for the natural beauty industry?
Launched in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, London-based online retailer Boostology is an independent start-up aiming to offer a new way to shop in an eco-friendly way, with design-led eco-products that create a visual impact and boost mood and wellbeing. In addition to providing a curated selection of decorative homewares, skincare and wellbeing products […]
The COVID-19 pandemic and climate crisis together highlight the urgent need for shorter food supply chains, says a new report from the Soil Association.
A Soil Association report reveals that although business output is similar on organic and non-organic farms, net farm income is often higher on organic.
Soil Association will lead a ‘joint approach’ for this year’s Organic September, teaming up with the Organic Trade Board for ‘a unified campaign’.
Locks in Goodness has launched two 100% natural, vegan, organic and eco-friendly hair products designed for kids but suitable for the whole family.
To support beauty and wellbeing businesses through the organic certification process, Soil Association Certification is launching a webinar on 30 April.
NPN editor Rosie Greenaway shares her thoughts on the rapidly changing situation the world now faces during the coronavirus pandemic.
They key findings of the 2020 Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Market report were unveiled in Soil Association Certification’s annual Trends Summit.
Doves Farm has unveiled a striking contemporary new look across it range in what is its first brand refresh for over five years.
The UK organic market grew 4.5% in 2019 to £2.45 billion and is on track to hit £2.5 billion this year, says the Soil Association Organic Market Report.
Terre Verdi new Yoga & Sports Body Oil is designed to aid muscle recovery after physical training or relieve arthritic, muscule and joint pain.
Viridian Nutrition has created a potent immune-booster in the form of Organic Elderberry Extract + Vit C, designed to aid in recovery from colds and flu.
Trinity Wholefoods, which marked its 35th birthday this year, has opened a refill store to encourage customers to ‘reduce, reuse, recycle, refill, rethink’.
The Soil Association (SA) is offering a free copy of its 2020 Organic Market Report to those who complete a short online survey before 20 November.
The latest product from Viridian Nutrition is Organic Icelandic Angelica Leaf Extract – a natural solution to urinary incontinence.
Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock
A major new report exposes how mixtures of pesticides commonly found in food, water and soil could be harming the health of both humans and wildlife.
News in brief
July 3, 2020 Jane Wolfe
New kids’ food start-up Mia & Ben has launched with four organic fruit and vegetable combinations in pouches created using HPP technology.
Naturalife Bridport celebrates 20 years
Hannah Bourne, assistant manager at Naturalife Bridport, reflects on the store’s history as it marks a significant anniversary.
Rainforest Alliance publishes new Certification Program
The Rainforest Alliance has enhanced its sustainability certification, with the publication of a new programme embracing more robust criteria.
Biotiful Dairy makes debut in frozen category
UK kefir brand Biotiful Dairy has added a line of kefir ‘ice creams’ to its growing product portfolio, entering the frozen category for the first time.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
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