A new shop, Heather and Rose Health, opened its doors in Watford in October to offer the local community an independent health store experience. Business partners by Kasia Chajdacki and Branka Simic both previously worked in Panacea health store in a nearby shopping centre, but when that closed down they resolved to branch out on […]
Seed and Bean has landed a new listing with online retailer Ocado for eight of its bars, including Cornish Sea Salt, Coconut & Raspberry, Mandarin & Ginger, Lemon & Cardamom and Aromatic Fennel. New to the UK, Brynmor gluten-free flapjacks are baked in Wales and available in varieties including Salted Caramel Protein, Golden Syrup Protein […]
In a letter to the editor, John Brear, national sales director at Bio-Nature, takes a moment to share his thoughts on his friend and colleague Diane Suddell, who passed away on 25 July.
To celebrate two decades in the business, Natural Health in Hertford held a 20th Anniversary Health Festival on 25 February, an event that drew an impressive 800 visitors to the Hertford Theatre.
A variety of factors have contributed to the rise of the ‘clean label’, from health and environment to sustainability and trust, and its popularity shows no signs of abating as more and more brands catch on.
Terranova Synergistic Nutrition is a multi-award-winning supplement company founded in 2008 with a range of more than 60 different nutritional and botanical products. Formulated and manufactured in Britain, Terranova is one of only a few large-scale supplement companies in the industry that does not use fillers, binders and other manufacturing additives in its products, and […]
Jane Wolfe looks at the current big health issues affecting children and asks what natural solutions health stores can offer concerned parents (more…)
Leading natural products distributor Kinetic will be coming to this weekend’s Natural & Organic Products Europe (19-20 April, ExCel, London) with a string of award-winning products – and the knowledge that 2015 has got off to a flying start. Kinetic’s Alexander Barani comments: “Our brands have seen growth of between 22-55% between 2013 and 2014 […]
South West Area Rep for Kinetic, Lynda Lucas, certainly has a taste for adventure, with her latest challenge being a trek to Everest Base Camp. The journey followed on from her completion of not one, not two, but three Walk the Walk Marathon Challenges to raise funds for a breast cancer charity earlier in the […]
Puressentiel’s latest essentials
July 10, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Puressentiel has added to its Rest and Relax range of essential oil based products: two roll-ons and an antibacterial gel.
Britain needs to ‘grow up’ when it comes to food security
This was the message from Professor Tim Lang at the OFC Bitesize webinar Towards Greater Self Sufficiency, examining the future of food security in Britain.
The COVID-19 masks threatening the lives of whales
Billions of masks and gloves are ending up in the sea during the pandemic, says Ocean Conservancy, warning we’re heading for a surge in ocean pollution.
OTB welcomes new general manager
Last month saw the appointment of Cristina Dimetto as the OTB’s new general manager, who joins ahead of this year’s Organic September campaign.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says 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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]