New figures have revealed that weekly sales of UK veg boxes grew by a huge 111% during the six weeks between the end of February and mid-April.
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.
Organic food champion, The Community Farm, has opened its first shop in Bath after gaining a firm following at the city’s Saturday Farmers’ Market.
New from MightyBee comes a first to the UK market in the form of fresh frozen, unpasteurized Virgin Coconut Meat. The certified organic coconut meat is hand-scooped from young green nam hom coconuts and travels from tree to bag in 24 hours. Coconut meat, which the company predicts will be this year’s new superfood, is […]
The first products from London-based ethical coconut company MightyBee are set to launch on 17 April. The company’s Raw Coconut Water and Virgin Coconut Water go from tree to bottle in 24 hours, with the raw variety being produced using a high pressure process. The Virgin Coconut Water has a five-day shelf life and is […]
Raw, organic chocolate company Ombar has launched dairy-free Coco Mylk Buttons. With around one in five UK households now buying dairy-free milk and veganism is on the increase, the company says it is filling a gap in the market for a quality vegan chocolate option. The 100% natural, dairy-free and vegan-friendly buttons are made using […]
This year’s Fairtrade Fortnight, taking place from 24 February to 9 March, coincides with the Fairtrade Foundation’s 20th anniversary in the UK and will see the launch of a new stage of its Make Food Fair campaign to transform the banana industry and ‘Abolish the Unfair Banana’. The campaign aims to ensure that the millions […]
Vitamin brand told not to repeat COVID-19 claims
May 27, 2020 Jim Manson
Vitamin brand Revival Shots has had social media ads banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for making ‘misleading’ COVID-19 claims.
Lockdown sparks appetite for health and wellness content, says YouGov
Magazine app Readly’s new Wellness Barometer reports a shift in public reading habits during the coronavirus crisis, with health and wellness centre stage.
Income often higher on organic farms says SA report
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.
Viridian champions health stores with radio campaign
Viridian Nutrition has launched a new campaign to boost awareness of health food stores as ‘a community resource and hub for preventative care’.
April 28, 2020 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.
Ever wondered how to make ice cream so smooth even the toughest connoisseur would be fooled? Yorica is here to explain (some of) its secrets to success.
Operation Healthy Lockdown
As health stores find themselves on the frontline of a national effort to keep the UK nourished, Jim Manson reports on Operation Healthy Lockdown.
After the gold rush
CBD is the fastest growing category the natural products sector has ever known. But a new phase is being ushered in, Jim Manson reports.
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 […]
Leading the discussion around sustainability in retail
The Sustainability in Retail Forum is the new conference designed to help senior executives within leading retailers from across the Nordic region meet the ever-evolving challenges around sustainability. Taking place 13 November 2019, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, the event is co-located with the award-winning trade exhibitions Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia. Facing the […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]