Citing rising demand for vegan sauces, Tesco has introduced what it says is the UK’s first plant-based condiment range under its Wicked Kitchen label.
Mars Wrigley is launching into the valuable vegan market with a trio of variants of its famous Galaxy chocolate bar. The three new Galaxy vegan lines – which are Vegan Society certified – are formulated to emulate milk chocolate, rather than being an ‘accidentally vegan’ dark chocolate. To create the effect, the new bars are made with […]
Beyond Meat has launched Beyond Sausage onto the UK market in what it says is the first plant-based sausage that looks, tastes and sizzles just like pork.
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 […]
A taste of honey from Canada
July 1, 2020 Jane Wolfe
UK distributor DJM has introduced a sweet new addition to the UK market in the form of St Lawrence Gold: a ‘unique range’ of pure Canadian honey.
Nestlé’s decision to cut KitKat’s ties with Fairtrade ‘profoundly disappointing’
Nestlé has announced that its KitKat brand will source Rainforest Alliance Certified Cocoa from October, abandoning its ten-year involvement with Fairtrade.
Online start-up gives eco shoppers a boost
Launched in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, London-based online retailer Boostology is an independent start-up aiming to offer a new way to shop in an eco-friendly way, with design-led eco-products that create a visual impact and boost mood and wellbeing. In addition to providing a curated selection of decorative homewares, skincare and wellbeing products […]
Get Out & About with Greenfrog Botanic
The latest innovation from Greenfrog Botanic is an all-natural Out & About Disinfectant in a handy 100ml pump spray format.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]