A new shop, Heather and Rose Health, opened its doors in Watford in October to offer the local community an independent health store experience. Business partners by Kasia Chajdacki and Branka Simic both previously worked in Panacea health store in a nearby shopping centre, but when that closed down they resolved to branch out on […]
The latest two drinks from Pukka Herbs are both designed to soothe and relax the body and mind: Night Time Organic Latte and Peace.
Gallybird has launched as the first naturally sugar-free, zero-calorie tonic water in the UK, offering a healthy alternative to conventional, sugary mixers.
New from teapigs comes a new range of Cold Brew infusions designed to make iced tea ‘even easier’ to brew up.
Re:Nourish has announced the launch of a range of soups in a ready-to-go format which allows them to be heated and drunk straight from the bottle.
Bulk health supplements supplier HTC Health has launched a range of new gummy supplements, catering to the increased demand for soft gel delivery formats.
Ethical coffee brand TrueStart Coffee has opened its own cafe at the co-working space Runway East in Bristol.
The Heart of Nature has created a six-strong range of organic and gluten-free pure grain breads.
Australia brand Remedy Kombucha has brought its organic fizzy live-cultured drink to the UK.
As the sugar tax hits, British drinks brand PLj is celebrating its original sugar-free status by rebranding its Lemon and Lime cordial drinks, first launched in the 1950s.
Sugar-free flavoured water brand Nuva has relaunched under the new name no&more.
In March, a new 3,000sqft vegan-friendly, sugar-free health store and eatery opened in central Birmingham, just a few minutes walk from Grand Central and New Street station.
MedTate has introduced to the UK Ojamin Herb & Fruit, a sugar-free tonic based on Ayurveda designed to promote general health and wellbeing.
Sports nutrition specialist, Kinetica Sports has introduced BCAA Hydro Fuel intra-workout supplement.
Raw chocolate ingredients supplier CHOC Chick has introduced Blissful Blends, a range of raw cacao chocolate powders.
Virtue Drinks is introducing what is says is the UK’s first range of naturally sugar-free energy waters.
Coppa della Maga has introduced its first vegan product – a dairy- and sugar-free Coconut & Strawberry Sorbet.
New cookie brand 3 Sinners is to launch shortly with the aim of making it easier for people to reduce their daily sugar consumption. 3 Sinners cookies contain protein and fibre-rich natural ingredients with no sugar or gluten. Ingredients used include dairy and nut proteins, cacao, unsweetened dark chocolate, chicory root fibre, unsweetened desiccated coconut, […]
Tideford Organics has teamed up with renowned chefs Aldo Zilli, Mark Hix and Mitch Tonks to create a celebrity chefs soup range. The gluten-free offer, which will launch during the Soil Association’s Organic September, includes Mitch Tonks’ Smoked Haddock Chowder with Organic Leeks and Peas, Mark Hix’s Celeriac and Apple soup and Aldo Zilli’s Tuscan […]
Melton Mowbray has seen a new lease of life injected into Thorpes Health Store which has now rebranded to Melton Health Store and moved into a more central location. Neil Rockett, who took over the shop in 2009, told Natural Products the story behind the move. “Over the last couple of years people’s buying patterns […]
New ‘backwards’ refill rules hit Brighton & Hove
December 12, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Customers at Infinity Foods have expressed annoyance at changes to its refills system – changes which the retailer had to make to conform to regulations.
Plastic use up as supermarkets backtrack on pledges to cut back
The amount of plastic produced and used by UK supermarkets rose this year, according to a report by Greenpeace and the Environmental Investigation Agency.
Zeroing in on the plastic-free opportunity
The historic UK spa town of Tunbridge Wells is the venue for one of the country’s newest plastic-free retailers, The Zero Waste Company
SFT welcomes HRH Prince of Wales as Patron
It has been announced that HRH The Prince of Wales has accepted an invitation from the Sustainable Food Trust (SFT) to become the charity’s Patron.
Pick of the products 2019
November 28, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s lips, our sector was pioneering its ‘better for you and the planet’ products long before the phrase hit the mainstream. As the world plays catch-up, here’s a review of the trendsetting […]
With irritable bowel syndrome affecting approximately 12 million people in the UK, Jane Wolfe finds out how diet and lifestyle changes can significantly help sufferers, and investigates the low-FODMAP solution (more…)
Living life on the veg
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
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]