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.
The Soil Association has launched a ‘Brexit readiness support service’ to help organic businesses prepare themselves for a possible no-deal Brexit.
SunFresh Produce has announced the launch of Pikt Fresh, what it says offers an ethical choice for direct delivery of organic fresh produce nationwide.
New UK beauty brand Angela’s Lab has launched onto the market, offering 100% natural, vegan, eco-friendly products suitable for sensitive and dry skin.
The Soil Association’s Organic Beauty & Wellbeing Week – part of Organic September – is taking place from 9-14 September.
Since The National Lottery Community Fund allocated £5.1 million to Food for Life, the SA reports its Get Togethers are already making an impact
Simply Gentle has created a new baby and child’s organic toiletry range, PittaPatta, packaged in bio-plastic sugar cane tubes.
Scotland’s first social enterprise grocery store, Locavore Grocery, has won Best of Organic Independent Retailers at the Soil Association’s BOOM Awards.
From screen time to sugar to sedentary lifestyles, there are many aspects of modern living which give parents cause for concern.
On 26 June the 2019 edition of the Soil Association BOOM Awards were marked with a ceremony and drinks reception at Oval Space, London.
The shortlist for this year’s BOOM Awards has been published by the Soil Association, ahead of a ceremony due to be hosted on 26 June.
Following the release of the IPBES Global Assessment on Monday 6 May, the Soil Association has issued a statement of response, calling it a ‘stark warning’ about over-use of the world’s natural resources.
Craig Sams invites us to reflect on the achievements of Dr Scott Williamson and Dr Innes Pearce, who set up the Pioneer Health Centre in an effort to steer both individuals, and society as a whole, towards better health.
Following a report citing a widespread crash in bees and pollinators – with an average decline of 25% across all bees and hoverflies since 1980 – the Soil Association (SA) has called for Government to support nature-friendly farming.
Organic cotton, says the Soil Association (SA) is not only good for the environment, but good for business too, as consumer spend within the category rises.
Daily Bread rejoices in ruby anniversary
January 24, 2020 Jane Wolfe
The Northampton co-op Daily Bread is organizing year-long events to mark its 40th anniversary, kicking off the celebrations with a special Ruby Muesli.
News in brief
Chococo has revealed its collection of handmade Easter Eggs for 2020 featuring three new eggs, including a Dark Chocolate Agave Honeycombe Egg.
Kallo campaign dispels ‘healthy food = no taste’ myth
Kallo is launching its latest multimedia campaign, ‘Call on Kallo’, designed to reconnect the brand with the ‘culinary curious healthy eater’.
Government urged to force reformulation of pre-mixed alcoholic drinks
Following a new product survey highlighting the high sugar content of RTD spirits, Action on Sugar is calling on Government to make producers reformulate.
In a pickle
January 23, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
From kombucha to kraut, and kimchi to kefir, the fermented market is alive and kicking. Rosie Greenaway discovers the ancient art of fermenting and learns how to brew her own ‘booch’ (more…)
Back on track
Bone up on joint health with Matt Chittock for all the latest and traditional approaches to keeping customers standing tall (more…)
Say yes to sustainable sex
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (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 […]
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
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. […]
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]