Future Food Shop is a new online ecommerce site launched by Alma Eureka Ltd, dedicated to selling the sustainable food of the future.
Salisbury retailer Goodfayre has gone a step further in its ethical mission this month, becoming the first entirely vegan food shop in the South West.
British start-up Moving Mountains has introduced the B12 Burger, a plant-based burger that is said to sizzle, taste and bleed like meat.
A new study, published under Current Developments in Nutrition shows ‘strong evidence’ that diets rich in plant foods offer the body protection from cardiometabolic disease.
Naturaline Swiss Cosmetics has introduced a nine-strong range of vegan skincare products to the UK, all carrying the Ecocert Natural Cosmetic label.
Pollen + Grace has introduced a new winter collection, which is almost 90% vegan, to fulfil growing consumer demand for plant-based on-the-go eating.
The Vegan Society respond to Patrick Holford’s column ‘The dangers of a vegan diet’ with a letter to the editor.
Natural and organic brand ORGANii has introduced a new Intensive sub range for delicate, dry and sensitive skin prone to eczema, psoriasis and rosacea.
A new natural and organic brand has launched with a six-strong range of vegan deodorants to ‘keep sweat at bay and skin happy’.
Love Cocoa has created what it claims is Europe’s first ever vegan avocado chocolate bar.
North Yorkshire-based Flaya has launched with a line of Vegan Society-approved vegan and organic perfumes.
Sometimes it’s hard to be a vegan. There are three key nutrients a vegan diet struggles to provide enough of: vitamin B12, vitamin D and omega-3 fats.
Rude Health has found itself at the centre of a rude row following a controversial blog posted by co-founder and brand director Camilla Barnard.
A new Tattoo skincare range has been introduced to the UK by German brand Eco Cosmetics. The ECOCERT-certified natural and organic products are specifically formulated to help keep tattoos looking their best all year long, providing intensive colour protection and promoting cell regeneration and healing. The natural ingredients used include noni extract, which has been […]
Restaurant chain Wagamama has launched a vegetarian menu to cater to the growing amount of Brits consuming a plant-based diet.
The Skinny Caffe has introduced a line of natural, vegan and gluten-free blends incorporating superfood ingredients.
Veggie business owner Lisa Gawthorne has been flying the flag for veganism, representing Team GB for Duathlon in the European and World Championships.
Natural beauty brand Faith in Nature has discontinued its propolis-containing products in order to become 100% vegan. “Like many high street brands, we are making sure we cater for the growing vegan market,” explains managing director, Joy Parkinson. “Pret a Manger, Starbucks and Costa are all offering plant-based milks and vegan foods. Vegans now also […]
Notfrom.com is a new online supermarket offering solely natural, cruelty-free, plant-based and planet-friendly products to customers in the UK and EU.
Free-from and vegan brand Free and Easy has unveiled a four-strong range of natural cake mixes.
Juiceburst rebrands, reformulates, extends range
January 16, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Soft drinks brand Juiceburst has reformulated and rebranded across its entire portfolio, as well as creating two new additions to its core range.
OTB receives £1.73m in funding
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) is to receive a loan from Triodos Bank, Europe’s leading sustainable bank, to help grow organic sales in the UK in 2018 and beyond.
Forest Whole Foods named Best New Business
Online organic retailer Forest Whole Foods has been awarded Best New Business in the New Forest Business Partnership’s Brilliance in Business Awards.
Gove charms audience at the Oxford Real Farming Conference
Michael Gove became the first Defra minister to address the rebel Real Farming Conference in Oxford, usually a prerogative of the established Oxford Farming Conference.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
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 […]
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]