In July, Bristol saw the opening of a third branch of zero waste store Preserve Foods, this time in the village-like suburb of Westbury-on-Trym.
Tisserand Aromatherapy has created two new collections of products designed to support wellbeing from day through to night: Happy Vibes and Real Calm.
Natura Siberica has introduced a range of affordable, certified organic and vegan skincare based on five hand-picked, wild-harvested plants from Siberia.
Wiley’s Finest is CatchFree Omega – Full Spectrum Omega-3 Liquid and Capsules offer a daily dose of plant-based omega-3s, vitamin D and vitamin K2.
Oatly has launched its dairy-free yoghurt alternative, Oatgurt, into the UK market to offer consumers a product that tastes just like ‘normal yogurt’.
New from Viridian Nutrition is Peak Focus, a new natural supplement to support optimal concentration at a time when more people than ever work from home.
Spotting a gap in the market for ‘a crisp that is full of flavour, crunch and packed with goodness’, Katie’s Food Co has launched a range of banana crisps.
Natural wholefood shake brand Purition has added to its vegan range with three new variants: Vegan Coconut, Vegan Pistachio and Vegan Almond.
Australian brand Pimp My Salad has entered the UK market, offering a three-strong range of innovative vegan meal toppers. Created using slow-dried cooking techniques to retain the nutritional value of the ingredients, which are sourced from ethical suppliers, the Pimp My Salad range is gluten-free and keto/paleo friendly and the UK offer comprises: Coconut Bacon […]
British organic wellness brand Body and Mind Botanicals has introduced what it asserts is a UK first: Cannabis Infused Dark Chocolate Buttons.
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 […]
Brighton is to become the first location for new plant-based business Clean Kitchen Club, delivering vegan burgers to the doorsteps of local residents.
New nut concentrate brand Nooj has launched onto the market with its first retail listing in Planet Organic’s eight London stores and online.
Fledgling natural and vegan skincare brand Petit Jovial has launched with a line of products gentle enough for babies, yet efficacious enough for adults.
New from HRi comes Teen Skin, what it says is the first UK vegan supplement specifically formulated to tackle spots and acne.
H&B has announced a tie-up with Deliveroo to offer consumers a range of its most popular health products via the food delivery business’s website and app.
Recent Mintel research into food and drink revealed some positive impacts of the coronavirus crisis on the way Brits intend to eat beyond the pandemic.
Magazine app Readly’s new Wellness Barometer reports a shift in public reading habits during the coronavirus crisis, with health and wellness centre stage.
Kallø has introduced an innovative new line of Lentil & Pea Veggie Cakes into the healthy, plant-based snacking category.
Co-founded by London chefs Joe Coulter and Ben MacAndrews, PEP Kitchen is a frozen food business offering delivery of vegan meals inspired by street food.
YourZooki secures £950K backing to meet surge in demand
August 13, 2020 Jim Manson
YourZooki, the provider of specialist liposomol vitamin C, has secured a £950K funding package to fulfil a significant spike in sales.
Why mask-wearing could be making people shop more healthily
As mask-wearing becomes increasingly ‘normalized’, is the act of wearing a face covering having an effect on purchasing decisions?
‘Don’t miss out’: retailers urged to engage with new consumer directory
Leading industry organizations HFMA, NAHS and HFI are collaborating on a major new direct to consumer campaign called HealthyDoesIt.
New online store for Archie Browns
Prompted by customer demand – primarily due to the COVID-19 crisis – Truro health food store Archie Browns launched its online store at the end of July.
An apple a day
August 10, 2020 Jo Caird
The market for apple cider vinegar products has exploded in recent years. Jo Caird finds out why (more…)
Playgrounds and pandemics
As parents prepare to drop their children off at the school gates after a prolonged period of homeschooling, nerves will run high over kids’ wellbeing.
Nature has the answer
As we continue to face COVID-19 challenges, organic is enjoying growth. Emily McCoy hears why the Organic September campaign says nature has the answer.
Sustainability: stemming the tide
Recent pressure from the plastics industry to delay single-use plastic bans amid questions of safety during COVID-19 may signal a dangerous backslide, but Jane Wolfe discovers the natural and organic sector isn’t about to stop innovating when it comes to sustainability (more…)
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]