Future Food Shop is a new online ecommerce site launched by Alma Eureka Ltd, dedicated to selling the sustainable food of the future.
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.
Restaurant chain Wagamama has launched a vegetarian menu to cater to the growing amount of Brits consuming a plant-based diet.
Huxley Hound organic veggie dog treat brand was victorious on Dragons’ Den after two of the dragons made an offer to invest.
The authors of a new report are linking vegetarian and vegan diets with reduced levels of low density lipoprotein cholesterol and total cholesterol.
Crussh launches Fit Food & Juice Bar concept within Holland & Barrett, giving customers a ‘boost’ whilst shopping.
Ihana Skincare is a new COSMOS-certified natural skincare range formulated using wild-harvested berry oils and plant extracts from the Arctic regions of Scandinavia. The range comprises eight products: two cleansers – a gentle Cleansing Cream and an oil-to-milk Cleansing Gel; a Facial Toning Mist; a Hydrating Day Cream; and four facial oils – Regenerating, Brightening, […]
A survey has found that British adults are more likely to be influenced by health, cost and convenience when purchasing food.
The chef and food writer, Jay Morjaria, was one of the participants at the first Natural Products News Food Roundtable, which was held in Brighton in January.
Essential Trading has announced a new partnership with Italian artisan pasta brand Pastificio Veneto to distribute the range exclusively in the UK to natural health stores.
A new vegetarian and vegan wholefood store has arrived in East Sussex in the form of Kernel of Hove, which opened in August. The Hove store is owned and run by husband and wife team Eamon and Lou Stack. “My brother, Paul, runs a popular wholefood shop in Kemp Town,” explains Lou, “and when the […]
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.
Veganicity has added a new Omega-3 DHA:EPA supplement as well as a Pea Protein Powder to its offer.
Finnish company Fava Mill has introduced its range of fava bean-based products to the UK.
The third branch of the family health food store Beanfreaks has opened in Cardiff, run by Jeremie Bowles and his partner, executive chef Terezia Mokosova.
Now in its 24th year, National Vegetarian Week will take place from 16-22 May 2016, so there’s still time to get organized. Free poster and flyer packs are available to pre-order from the organization right now so that retailers can flag up the events they are running for National Vegetarian Week. So don’t miss out […]
Australian-based veggie meal specialist Frys Family Foods believes its new Nature’s Plant Proteins range breaks new ground for the category. Positioned as gourmet products, the new range represents a “a big step up in innovation in plant-based foods,” says Tammy Fry, the company’s marketing director – and daughter of founders Wally and Debby Fry. Tammy […]
Tideford Organics has introduced five new soups offering a series of fresh tastes for the spring and summer seasons using ingredients which are farmed responsibly using no pesticides. The varieties are: Beetroot Soup with Pomegranate, which has a natural sweetness due to the addition of carrots and parsnips as well as a subtle kick from […]
Greenfrog Botanic is introducing the first two products from its new premium natural bodycare range onto the UK market on 1 March. Said to be the first products of their type to be made and launched in the UK, the Greenfrog Organic Handwash and Bodywash are formulated based on organic soapberries which originate from the […]
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…)
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 […]
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 […]