Emily McCoy looks back on 25 years of the Fairtrade Foundaiton and highlights how the famous marque can make a difference.
The Berry Company has reformulated its line of ambient berry and tea-based juices and given them a makeover to highlight the berries and botanicals it uses.
Clipper Teas has announced the launch of fully recyclable tea bag envelopes as well as 100% organic cotton strings on its string and tag tea bags.
Following its appearance on Dragons’ Den and investment from Tej Lalvani, CEO of Vitabiotics, vitamin-infused tea brand TEA+ has launched into 250 Superdrug stores nationwide.
Ethical tea brand Clipper held a pop-up tea swap in Shoreditch today where consumers were able to swap their usual tea for a box of the brand’s Fairtrade tea and learn about the difference Fairtrade can make to the lives of tea estate workers.
New from teapigs comes a new range of Cold Brew infusions designed to make iced tea ‘even easier’ to brew up.
Fairtrade Fortnight is an annual opportunity to celebrate all that the organisation has achieved over the years. In my view, no other organisation has done more to make consumers stop, consider and care where their food, drink, clothes and jewellery come from.
Vitamin tea company TEA+ has unveiled a new look following founder James Dawson’s appearance on BBC’s Dragons Den earlier this year during which he gained backing from Tej Lalvani, CEO of Vitabiotics.
While sales of black tea falter, the market for health and wellness teas is flourishing as consumers continue to demand more from their brew. Jane Wolfe mugs up on the functional tea sector
Wessanen-owned organic and Fairtrade tea brand Clipper is launching what it is claiming is the world’s first plastic-free, non-GM and unbleached heat-sealed tea bag.
Premium tea company teapigs has created an advent calendar for Christmas 2018, ‘24 days of teapigs’.
The sales and distribution team behind the American fish oils brand Wiley’s Finest has introduced another US brand to the UK market: Yaupon Brothers America Tea Co.
Roqberry has unveiled six new teas to its product line: four blends and two further ‘tea legends’.
Herbal tea and supplements brand Pukka Herbs says it will continue to sell its ‘100% legal’ Detox tea product, after it was told last week by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that it must no longer use the term ‘detox’ in any future advertising.
Wessanen UK-owned Fairtrade tea brand Clipper has announced it will go plastic-free by summer 2018.
Roqberry is a new British brand offering what it calls a creative collection of hand-blended fusions and single-source variety teas.
Not for the first time, the distinction between Fairtrade and ‘fairly traded’ has led to consumer confusion surrounding ethical designation, with Sainsbury’s the latest company getting into hot water over labelling, resulting in an advertising ban.
The Co-op is bringing to market a fully biodegradable tea bag to replace that which is currently used in its well-known own-brand ‘99 Tea Blend’ range.
GREK is a new brand of tea which uses carefully selected herbs from Greece to produce a range of 100% organic herbal infusions.
A campaign started by anti-plastic campaigners and gardeners is urging consumers to switch from tea bags to loose tea to avoid plastic contamination of garden compost.
Vegans urged to supplement ‘critical’ brain nutrient
September 13, 2019 Jim Manson
Vegans could be at risk of deficiencies of an ‘overlooked’ but important brain nutrient, a prominent nutritionist has warned.
Rapid uptake of plastic alternatives could increase pollution, MPs warn
The rapid uptake of compostable and biodegradable plastic alternatives could be making marine pollution worse, a committee of Parliamentarians has warned.
How the market turned us into ‘passive consumers of crap’
Pointless choice: Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson on ‘how brilliantly the market excels at turning us all into passive consumers’.
Skincare with a story
Launched on 1 September, a new capsule collection has hit the market from Jalue Skincare – and it comes with a unique story.
A tale of two toothbrushes
August 28, 2019 Ross Harris
The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find out what attempts are being made to take the plastic out of periodontology (more…)
Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet (more…)
Kate Miller talks to the experts about the prevalence of urinary tract infections, old wives’ tales which lead to common misconceptions, and the new smartphone-powered technology which could represent the future of urinalysis (more…)
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
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 […]
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]
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 […]
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 […]