Few vegans have given serious thought to the suggestion that fruit and veg might technically be ‘un-vegan’, but ‘veganic’ agriculture could change this.
the soil association
In partnership with BioFach, Speciality Food Magazine has published The Organic Report 2019 – a ‘behind-the-scenes’ look at the organic market.
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
A report by The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted) has been criticized by the Soil Association (SA) for being ‘flawed’ in its recent findings about obesity and healthy eating in schools. Requesting its name to be removed from the report, the SA calls the report ‘deeply confused’, and calls into […]
A proposed open-air GM field trial by Rothamsted Research has prompted 26 organisations – encompassing scientists, farmers, retailers and environmentalists – to lodge a formal objection, coordinated by GM Freeze.
In preparation for the compilation of its 2018 Organic Market Report, the Soil Association is asking for input from independent retailers.
The Organic Trade Board has begun a three year campaign entitled Organic. Feed Your Happy. featuring radio DJ Sara Cox and chef Rosie Birkett.
Aired on 22 August 2017, the Radio 4 news and current affairs programme Today recently ran a feature on the impact of organic food on the farming industry.
The Soil Association celebrated its 70-year anniversary in June with an event sponsored by Waitrose Duchy programme.
One of the latest additions to the Viridian Nutrition range is its innovative Organic Curcumin Latte, which provides 170mg of curcuminoids per serving.
British brand MuLondon has unveiled a fresh new look for its range of organic artisan skincare products. The new brand identity was created by award-winning international designer Marcos Dos Santos Lisboa, and uses clean, simple lines with dashes of colour to reflect the company values: clean, simple, modern and honest. “Simplicity and purity were the […]
The Soil Association’s (SA) first standalone Organic Beauty & Wellbeing week will feature a pop-up shop in the East End of London for consumers, press and beauty buyers to visit. Dedicated to Organic Beauty and Wellbeing, the pop-up will consist of certified organic beauty brands, mixed with wellbeing products like superfoods and supplements. Throughout the week […]
The 2016 Wake Up To Organic campaign got a great response from independent retailers, with over 70 stores across the country taking part – 20 more than last year.
Next month marks a year since the soft launch of Organic for the People, the 100% organic, plant-based store which popped up in London with the clear intention of making organic food and drink ‘price accessible’. Located directly opposite As Nature Intended in Ealing High Street, the store, which is still in its first phase, […]
Award-winning allergen barrier balm HayMax is getting ready to mark its tenth anniversary with a celebratory ad campaign and POS material along with a new brand ambassador. “I want our 10th anniversary celebrations to go with a bang!” says founder Max Wiseberg. “We’re going to be revealing a new brand ambassador, plus blogs from industry […]
Functional gums from Two Wise Chimps
January 28, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Fledgling brand Two Wise Chimps has created a line of functional vegan chewing gums, designed to provide both specific functional and oral health benefits.
Beauty Kitchen announces 1,000 Refill Stations across the UK
Beauty Kitchen is to launch 1,000 Refill Stations in UK locations over the next two years, saving over 100 million single-use plastic bottles.
Travel in time with Age Defy+ by Cha Vøhtz
The New Time Traveller line from Age Defy+ by Cha Vøhtz is a duo of brightening skincare solutions: Soft Buff Skin Exfoliator and Brightening Moisturiser.
Daily Bread rejoices in ruby anniversary
The Northampton co-op Daily Bread is organizing year-long events to mark its 40th anniversary, kicking off the celebrations with a special Ruby Muesli.
In a pickle
January 23, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
From kombucha to kraut, and kimchi to kefir, the fermented market is alive and kicking. Rosie Greenaway discovers the ancient art of fermenting and learns how to brew her own ‘booch’ (more…)
Back on track
Bone up on joint health with Matt Chittock for all the latest and traditional approaches to keeping customers standing tall (more…)
Say yes to sustainable sex
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (more…)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]