Sainsbury’s has become the first UK multiple to stock edible insects as Eat Grub secures its first supermarket listing.
Jamie Oliver is joining forces with Tesco to help promote healthier eating through a new ‘helpful little swaps’ campaign initiated by the supermarket giant.
In May, Locavore Grocery, Scotland’s first social enterprise supermarket, officially opened its doors to offer an alternative to mainstream supermarket supply chains and build a more sustainable food network. Jane Wolfe finds out more Run by Soil Association licensee Locavore Community Interest Company (CIC), Locavore Grocery is a new 6000sq ft supermarket in Govanhill, Glasgow, […]
Pip & Nut has secured record new investment in excess of £1 million, as well as a raft of new supermarket listings.
The Food Standards Agency is investigating allegations that vegan products sold by Tesco and Sainsbury’s have been found to contain traces of meat.
The majority consumers struggle to identify a single portion of fruit or veg, according to survey results from the National Charity Partnership.
Responding to a growing demand from environmentally-conscious consumers, supermarket giant Tesco launches own-label range of eco-cleaning products.
Pulsin has rebranded and reformulated its range of Kids Fruity Oat Bars, with new packaging and a lower sugar recipe.
Tesco has announced that from 28 August it will replace its single-use 5p carrier bags with new Bags for Life.
Tesco will run a ‘Little Helps to Healthier Living’ campaign across the UK throughout May.
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust has created its own brand of skin creams – My Trusty – that is free from parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS), preservatives or artificial perfumes.
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust has created its own bodycare brand – My Trusty – that is free from parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS), preservatives or artificial perfumes. In the first commercial venture of its kind in the NHS, the brand is being sold in independent natural products stores and hospital shops, as well as being stocked in […]
BFree has won the FreeFrom Food Oscar at the 2017 FreeFrom Food Awards
The UK organic market grew 7.1% in 2016 to be worth £2.09 billion, according to latest figures from the Soil Association.
London start-up ChicP, which produces sweet and savoury hummus from surplus fruit and veg, is crowdfunding through BackIt in a bid to expand the business.
An EU grant worth €10.4m has been secured by the Organic Trade Board in partnership with Organic Denmark, to support a campaign to promote organic food.
News reported by the The Grocer that the Food Standards Agency is planning to allow major food firms, including Tesco, to self-regulate on food safety has been branded “scandalous” by a leading food policy expert. The Grocer revealed news that the FSA plans replace its “outdated” food safety regime and replace it with one that […]
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) and Tesco are partnering to offer an #OrganicUnboxed giveaway during Organic September.
Tesco and Holland & Barrett have today announced they are partnering to introduce a health and wellbeing ‘store in store’ format in a number of Tesco stores across the UK. The new partnership follows Tesco’s successful introduction of several Arcadia sites in its larger stores last year, which it says showed that shoppers find it […]
“The Soil Association says it “strongly supports” the National Farmers’ Union’s complaint to Trading Standards over ‘fake’ farm branding. The NFU has written to formally complain to the National Trading Standards over the use of ‘fake’ farm branding by retailers on some food products. This follows concerns expressed by NFU members that the use of ‘fake’ farm […]
Soil Association changes lives through £5.1 MN lottery win
August 19, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
Since The National Lottery Community Fund allocated £5.1 million to Food for Life, the SA reports its Get Togethers are already making an impact
The Bay Tree presents new Xmas gifting line
West Country condiments producer The Bay Tree has unveiled a five-strong limited edition line for Christmas 2019, specifally designed for gifting.
Organic and sustainable is the future, says Zara boss
The CEO of international fashion brand Zara has said there is ‘no contradiction’ between sustainability and profitability.
UK Government to ban sale of energy drinks to under-16s
Following a consultation seeking views on a proposed ban on selling energy drinks to children, the UK Government has now announced that it will go ahead.
July 17, 2019 Hayley Coristine
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
As Generation Snowflake transitions us away from the stiff upper lip of Britain’s past, Matt Chittock explores how society is opening up about mental health
Children of the (green) revolution
From screen time to sugar to sedentary lifestyles, there are many aspects of modern living which give parents cause for concern.
Beyond the little bottles
From the yoghurt drinks of the ‘90s to Unilever’s recent investment in ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are still a hot topic – but consumer confusion is rife, discovers Kate Miller, and puzzling legislation isn’t helping (more…)
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 […]
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
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.
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]