Unilever has announced plastic reduction goals it says ‘are even bolder’ than its previous commitments, pledging to halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025.
Unilever has reasserted its ‘purpose-led’ focus and warned shareholders it will sell off brands that do not contribute positively to society of the planet.
From yoghurt drinks to ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are a hot topic – but beyond the little bottles consumer confusion is rife.
During a sustainability briefing at Unilever’s London headquarters on 17 May, Wall’s unveiled its Vanilla for Change campaign, detailing six years’ of work undertaken with Madagascan farming communities to ‘lead the way in the sustainable sourcing of vanilla’. In partnership with Symrise, Save the Children and ME-to-WE, the Unilever-owned brand has been working to stabilize […]
Unilever’s new ‘responsible beauty’ brand Love Beauty & Planet has arrived in the UK, with further launches into Europe expected later this year.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has officially opened ‘Herb House’, Pukka Herbs’ eco-themed new offices near Bristol.
Unilever has been making headlines recently for its high profile acquisitions of natural and organic brands – both in food and personal care.
Snack brand The Primal Pantry has secured a £3 million investment from NVM Private Equity for a minority stake in the brand.
Unilever has announced that it has acquired organic herbal tea and supplements specialist Pukka Herbs for an undisclosed sum.
Urgent wake up call to Government to ‘fix the failings of food’
July 6, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
The Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment has published a report questioning the affordability of the recommended healthy diet.
News in brief
New kids’ food start-up Mia & Ben has launched with four organic fruit and vegetable combinations in pouches created using HPP technology.
Naturalife Bridport celebrates 20 years
Hannah Bourne, assistant manager at Naturalife Bridport, reflects on the store’s history as it marks a significant anniversary.
Rainforest Alliance publishes new Certification Program
The Rainforest Alliance has enhanced its sustainability certification, with the publication of a new programme embracing more robust criteria.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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.