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.
Suranga Herath, CEO of English Tea Shop, publishes ‘top tips’ on how independents can ‘lead the way’ in combating global warming.
In time for the present-giving festive season, teapigs has introduced a range of four gift sets, incorporating its envelopes and mini packs, which have not previously been available for retail.
Pukka Herbs has created a new Advent Calendar containing 24 herbal teas from the brand’s range.
Three single-ingredient teas have been launched by Natur Boutique in a bid to introduce new flavours from across Asia.
The Fairtrade Foundation won’t be involved in the new Sainsbury’s Foundation tea pilot due to concerns that it fails to meet core principles of Fairtrade.
New from teapigs for the festive season comes a range of tea-inspired gifts.
Fairtrade tea brand Clipper has launched an on-pack promotion across its range of organic teas. To incentivise purchases of the brand’s Fairtrade Everyday Tea, Organic Everyday Tea and Pure Green Tea, the ‘With love from Clipper’ initiative offers customers the chance to own a series of special tea-related products. The limited edition tea caddies and […]
Gloucestershire based Only Natural Products has undergone a huge expansion this year, this includes almost doubling the size of its factory.
Natural and organic tea specialist Only Natural Products – owner of the Higher Living, Kromland Farm and Dr Stuart’s brands – is set to see sales growth of 100% this year as exports boom and the company adds capacity at its Gloucester factory. Taking time out on the company’s stand at Biofach last week, Only Natural […]
The London Tea Company has rebranded with vivid packaging to reflect the vibrant image which London projects and has added innovative new flavours to its range. The brand is also now fully Fairtrade-certified across all its blends and formats, covering enveloped tea bags, biodegradable pyramid bags and loose leaf teas. “The London Tea Company has […]
Following its UK launch into Holland & Barrett in July, the Teatulia brand of organic tea has now been rolled out across the independent health food trade. Grown in a single organic garden in northern Bangladesh, Teatulia organic teas come in five flavours: naturally caffeine-free Lemongrass; Tulsi, a black tea blend with full bodied spiciness; […]
The Dragonfly Rooibos tea range is getting a boldly different new look. The the pared down, vibrant new design is centred on the dragonfly itself – symbol of vitality and harmony the world over and exemplified by the delicate watercolour sketches which decorate the packs. The brand retains the signature white square caddy, bold brand […]
New research shows that drinking eight cups of tea a day can lower blood pressure and could prevent heart disease. (more…)
Essential Trading is launching a range of five biodynamic, fairtrade, organic herbal teas. (more…)
Juiceburst rebrands, reformulates, extends range
January 16, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Soft drinks brand Juiceburst has reformulated and rebranded across its entire portfolio, as well as creating two new additions to its core range.
OTB receives £1.73m in funding
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) is to receive a loan from Triodos Bank, Europe’s leading sustainable bank, to help grow organic sales in the UK in 2018 and beyond.
Forest Whole Foods named Best New Business
Online organic retailer Forest Whole Foods has been awarded Best New Business in the New Forest Business Partnership’s Brilliance in Business Awards.
Gove charms audience at the Oxford Real Farming Conference
Michael Gove became the first Defra minister to address the rebel Real Farming Conference in Oxford, usually a prerogative of the established Oxford Farming Conference.
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 […]