Pret A Manger says its ‘pop up’ Veggie Pret store in Soho is to become a permanent fixture, and that further vegetarian-only Pret cafés are in the pipeline.
As growing numbers of people adopt a vegan lifestyle, is it time to create a universal symbol for the burgeoning vegan movement?
People following a vegan diet should “permanently take a vitamin B12 supplement’ says the influential German Nutrition Society (DGE) in a new position paper.
The Vegan Society is offering its popular Vegan Passport as an app (Windows, iOS, Android) for the first time.
GreenBay, a brand new 100% vegan grocery store, has opened in West Kensington, London.
Food and wellness blogger Deliciously Ella has launched a range of Energy Balls into the health sector, initially through Whole Foods Market.
Veganicity has added a new Omega-3 DHA:EPA supplement as well as a Pea Protein Powder to its offer.
Windmill Organics has introduced a variety of new products for the summer season, including the first Profusion organic chilled products to be launched.
Tideford Organics is heading for a busy autumn, when it will relaunch as the first dedicated organic vegan brand on the UK market.
New company Nowrish has launched a new health and wellbeing supplement designed to help people stay health during times of fasting. The one-a-day tablet is vegan, GMO- and allergen-free and aims to support the body to cleanse as well as provide various nutrients and herbs to make fasting physically and mentally favourable. The supplement includes […]
Finnish company Fava Mill has introduced its range of fava bean-based products to the UK.
This year workers co-operative Beanies Wholefoods in Sheffield marks 30 years of trading and the celebrations are set to continue throughout the year.
Viva!Health has published The Incredible Vegan Health Report, investigating how a plant-based diet positive impact on health and wellbeing.
Described as seaweed in an astonishingly tagliatelle-like disguise, I Sea Pasta has just been introduced into the UK by Seamore.
The Primal Pantry has introduced a new range of natural protein bars using only a few cold-pressed ingredients and containing over 10g of protein per bar.
New research by The Vegan Society and Vegan Life magazine shows there are now three and half times as many vegans in Britain as there were in 2006. At least 542,000 people in Britain (1.05% of the 15 and over population) are now following a vegan diet and never consume any animal products including meat, […]
The Coconut Collaborative has launched a new range of dairy-free coconut cream ice-lollies.
Fair Squared has launched its personal care products onto the UK market, complete with new recyclable packaging for 2016. The fair trade, eco, vegan brand uses ingredients certified by Fair Trade Labelling Organization (FLO) and carries the NATRUE label. All products are free from parabens, nano particles, mineral and palm oil. They aren’t tested on […]
Coppa della Maga has introduced its first vegan product – a dairy- and sugar-free Coconut & Strawberry Sorbet.
Aduna has introduced the Cacao Energy Bar to its superfood raw energy bar collection.
TED-style talks on stage at NPE
February 15, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
The Natural Products Talks Theatre programme at this year’s NPE will feature a mix of fast-paced TED-style talks, dynamic panel discussions and live interviews.
Living Nature Skin Steps land on UK shelves
Living Nature, a certified natural skincare and cosmetics range from New Zealand, has now made its new-look Skin Steps box sets available to the UK market.
Carun Active Hemp conquers the den
Hemp product producer Carun UK secured an investment of £50,000 from Jenny Campbell in a recent edition of BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den.
News in brief
Sweet-toothed customers across London can now purchase chocolate from Love Cocoa on the Deliveroo app, including individual bars and collection boxes. The chocolate gifts can be delivered to customers in around 20 minutes.
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 […]