Sustainable gourmet condiment brand Rubies in the Rubble has created two inventive mayonnaises – Aquafaba Mayo and Chipotle Mayo.
January saw the launch of the Zero Waste Club, a new plastic-free online grocery portal founded by 20-year-old Pawan Saunya and his business partner Rishi Gupta.
October saw the launch of the eco-conscious e-commerce start-up Wearth London, which champions UK brands with sustainable values.
Weleda’s ethical and sustainable sourcing team won Supplier Engagement of the Year at the Ethical Corporation’s Responsible Business Awards in October.
Superfood chocolate creator Doisy & Dam has launched a new, limited edition Crunchy Almond Butter bar featuring a brand new look.
Superfood brand Naturya has added a range of Super Conserves and Superbars, incorporating to its offer.
Unilever has announced that it has acquired organic herbal tea and supplements specialist Pukka Herbs for an undisclosed sum.
British plant-based food start-up Brave has come to the market with a three-strong range of all-natural Roasted Pea snacks.
Cosmetics giant L’oréal has received a firm offer for The Body Shop from Brazilian manufacturer Natura Cosméticos SA. In February it was rumoured that L’oréal was considering selling The Body Shop, which it purchased in 2006 for £652.3 million. Now, the bid from Natura will be submitted to L’Oréal’s employee representative body and is subject […]
Cosmetics giant L’oréal has received a firm offer for The Body Shop from Brazilian manufacturer Natura Cosméticos SA. In February it was rumoured that L’oréal was considering selling The Body Shop, which it purchased in 2006 for £652.3 million. At the time L’Oréal didn’t confirm the reports, but in its annual results, stated: ‘It has […]
Rubies in the Rubble has created three new ketchups, handmade in the UK using fresh fruit and veg that would otherwise go to waste.
One Earth Organics has launched with a range of superfood blends using only ethical and sustainable ingredients.
Pukka Herbs has created a fruity berry green tea as well as introducing a variety pack.
In October, Poland became the latest country to join the movement for fair and sustainable trade when Fairtrade Poland officially launched at the Natura Food Fair.
Organic Monitor has just announced the finalists of the 2016 Sustainable Beauty Awards.
A range of eco-friendly dental products has been launched in the UK by Woobamboo.
International maritime charity Sailors’ Society has launched two new coffee blends in a bid to raise awareness and diversify its income.
92% of UK shoppers think food companies should ensure food production is fair and sustainable, with 85% believing Government should be responsible for this.
Mophagy has launched its range of insect-based products onto the market to offer consumers a sustainable source of protein. The brand’s versatile ‘mellow and nutty’ Cricket Powder, aimed primarily at the sports nutrition market, is produced from high welfare whole crickets, which are gently roasted and finely milled. It can be used as a nutritional […]
TheFoodMarket.com has launched to help consumers be sure of what they’re eating and help small producers and retailers of natural food sell their products.
The Seed Fund ‘lays down strong roots’
February 20, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
Running until 30 April, The Seed Fund 2018 is now open for entry, continuing the philanthropic organization’s mission to help food and drink start-ups turn ‘big ideas into big businesses’ and ‘lay down strong roots’ for the future.
VegfestUK returns to Brighton for its first show of the year
VegfestUK is returning to Brighton from 24-25 March for the first of its 2018 events.
Planet Organic introduces online Vegan Shop
In response to the burgeoning interest in plant-based living, Planet Organic has launched Vegan Shop – a specialist area of its e-commerce site that is designed to make it easier for customers to shop its vegan ranges.
New health store creates a buzz in Bishop Auckland
Honey Bee A&C, a new health and nutrition shop, has been opened in Bishop Auckland by locals Caroline Walker and Ashley White.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (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 […]
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]