Natural brand Ksoni has developed what it says is the UK’s first ‘shampoo in a can’ in a bid to reduce single-use plastics in bathrooms across more UK.
Locks in Goodness has launched two 100% natural, vegan, organic and eco-friendly hair products designed for kids but suitable for the whole family.
Start-up Bright Barley has introduced a line of dairy-free vegan drinks made using what it say is the UK’s first alternative ‘mylk’ produced using barley.
The NFFN is calling on consumers to buy local and support sustainable farmers as the COVID-19 crisis highlights the importance of these producers.
Clearspring has extended its matcha collection with four fresh blends: Matcha Ginger, Matcha Three Mint, Matcha Genmaicha and Matcha Turmeric.
Beauty Kitchen is officially supplying the Scottish Government with 50,000 units of hand sanitizer for the NHS, social care and other front-line services.
Wear ‘Em Out is a brand new line of UK-manufactured sustainable reusable period pads designed to be good for body, planet and purse.
Veggie pie-maker Clive’s has announced that after updating one last recipe, its entire offer is now fully plant-based, and that it is also moving premises.
New household cleaning brand Colt & Willow has launched with a range of sustainable, plant-based products created to look great as well as being effective.
Period product manufacture and campaigner Hey Girls has created a range of comfortable and strong, yet proudly stylish, period and wee-proof pants.
Susie Mermaid has introduced a natural and organic face and body collection with formulas inspired by the sea and based on sustainably sourced marine algae.
Due to consumer demand, ethical online grocer fresh-range has extended its home delivery service to cover England and Wales, and most of Scotland.
Celebrating a decade of showcasing the best in natural beauty and wellness, The Beauty Shortlist & Wellbeing Awards has announced its winners for 2020.
New research has found that Generation Z is the group most concerned with natural ingredients when it comes to beauty and health, with 58% drawn to natural.
As we become more aware of our environmental impact, even the newest arrival can get in on the act. Alice Wright explores options for parents going green.
Natural wellbeing and beauty brand Kypwell has unveiled its innovative new eco-friendly, sustainable and biodegradable product packaging.
As a part of a new Department for Education scheme, the Mooncup menstrual cup is available for free to pupils at all state schools and colleges in England.
Tagged as a ‘sustainable supermarket for the thoughtful people of Brighton’, Kindly of Brighton is one of the newest retailers to open in the city.
Fledgling brand Two Wise Chimps has created a line of functional vegan chewing gums, designed to provide both specific functional and oral health benefits.
Beauty Kitchen is to launch 1,000 Refill Stations in UK locations over the next two years, saving over 100 million single-use plastic bottles.
Natural Products Global announces Supplier Connect launch
May 20, 2020 Jim Manson
In a major cross-portfolio initiative, Diversified Communications UK will next month launch Supplier Connect, a new global, online directory.
My Green Pod invites ethical brands inside
Ethical retail platform My Green Pod has launched its new online Marketplace, born out of a crowdfunding campaign which ran at the back end of 2019.
News in brief
Rubies In The Rubble has announced the launch of its plant-based Chilli Mayo and Classic Mayo into Waitrose stores across the country.
Teapigs sets up free online training for stockists during lockdown
In light of the current lockdown restrictions, teapigs has decided to present its retailer tea school virtually, via Zoom.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]