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.
News in brief
November 14, 2019 Jane Wolfe
The Other Bar, from the United Nations Development Programme and Fairchain Foundation, contains a token that can be used to support farmers in Ecuador.
Good Hemp claims UK’s first CBD plant-based milk
In what it says is a UK first, Good Hemp is launching a range of CBD plant-based milks this month, starting with CBD Barista Seed Milk.
SFT calls for all UK political parties to commit to key food policies
The Sustainable Food Trust is urging UK political parties to prioritize the advancement of an environmentally sustainable and healthy food system.
Climate change report cast organic in ‘false and negative light’
A new study about organic farming and greenhouse gas emissions has been criticized for portraying organic in a ‘false and negative light’.
Living life on the veg
October 28, 2019 Ross Harris
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
With 72% of adults reporting that they exercise on a weekly basis, Kate Miller highlights why a broader definition of sports nutrition could be advantageous
The K word
With celebrity followers helping boost its appeal the keto diet is still very much in vogue. But does it sit comfortably within the natural health sector?
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 […]
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 […]
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.
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
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