From the humble pea to the mighty sunflower, plant-based sources of protein are gaining ground. Jo Caird examines the market and reports on a new public-facing campaign aimed at educating protein consumers (more…)
The global organic dairy market is predicted to grow by more than 50% to hit £21.3 billion by 2023, according to the Global Organic Dairy Market Report 2019, published by Omsco, Organic Valley and Eko Holland.
Sports nutrition brand Bio-synergy has entered the natural nootropic category with the launch of Limitless.
The supplements fuelling the UK’s fastest runners are changing. Paul Halford jumps into the sports nutrition scene to see how natural products are helping to shave seconds off marathon times, and how the retail landscape is shifting
Healthy snack bar brand KIND has entered the sports nutrition market with the introduction of its new Protein bars.
UK health supplements wholesaler HTC Health has expanded into the consumer market with the launch of its new sports nutrition brand, Clean Performance Nutrition.
PhD Nutrition has been chosen to become the official sports nutrition partner of David Lloyd Leisure.
County Durham-based clean nutrition brand Natural Nutrients has been given a fresh new look.
Brands hoping to catch the eye of Holland & Barrett at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE) won’t be disappointed, as the high street retailer is confirmed to be returning to judge the Innovation Pitch on Monday 23 April Live.
A new campaign to educate the public on all things sports nutrition has been launched by the industry trade association to ensure consumer safety and good health.
This month sees the launch of a new conference designed to encourage Scottish businesses to take advantage of the burgeoning sports and nutrition market.
As high protein food sales in the UK rise, BodyMe has launched a range of Vegan Society-registered Organic Protein Bars.
Sports nutrition specialist, Kinetica Sports has introduced BCAA Hydro Fuel intra-workout supplement.
Kinetica Sports has introduced a limited edition Coconut & Lime Whey Protein, designed to bring a tropical flavour to the sports nutrition category.
Bio-Synergy has teamed up with Volleyball England to provide sports drinks for competition and England squads.
English sprinter Desiree Henry has teamed up with sports nutrition specialist Kinetica Sports as its new brand ambassador.
The third branch of the family health food store Beanfreaks has opened in Cardiff, run by Jeremie Bowles and his partner, executive chef Terezia Mokosova.
Jake Quickenden has signed up as the face of Holland & Barrett’s sports range. The 27-year-old singer and I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here! star will work as ambassador to promote H&B’s range of sports nutrition supplements and protein shakes. Quickenden is appearing in a series of inspirational fitness blogs and videos including […]
Kinetica has launched its new 20g Protein+ bar aimed at the burgeoning sports nutrition sector. The gelatine-free dairy protein bars are available in two flavours: Choc Orange with a dark chocolate coating and Toffee with a milk chocolate coating. “Consumption of sports nutrition products attract a diverse audience from serious competing athletes to serious amateurs […]
The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) is to hold a meeting and its first global conference in Brussels in September to discuss the future of the European sports nutrition industry at a crucial time for the sector. As the European Commission finalises its report on the future regulation of sports nutrition products in the […]
Triodos Bank calls for ‘radical’ change
June 25, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Triodos Bank has launched a vision paper calling for a ‘radical systemic transition’ away from current production-focused systems
Mary-Jane’s Coffee opens its first CBD café
The man behind Mary-Jane’s Coffee, Jon Antoniou, has opened the South West’s first CBD cafe in Bristol’s Whiteladies Road in a bid to provide ‘a quality, affordable and great-tasting way to take CBD daily’.
News in brief
Chunky Chocolate and Chunky Orange Chocolate with Baobab are the first bars from Prodigy Snacks, a start-up which uses clean, natural ingredients with nutritional benefits to reimagine classic chocolate favourites. Bells & Whistles has launched a new vegan cake line in three flavours: Berry & Cashew, Nut Truffle and Ginger & Apricot. The gluten-, milk- […]
BetterYou reveals new-look website
Natural health brand BetterYou has unveiled its updated website, betteryou.com, with a fresh new look and feel as well as some added initiatives designed to enhance performance and delivery.
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
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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 […]
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 […]