In a new initiative, Holland & Barret is to trial selling products past their best before end date in an attempt to achieve its zero waste to landfill goal.
New from trichologist Simone Thomas comes a food supplement brand launching with a vegan and vegetarian two-piece collection.
In a series of events exclusive to health food retailers, naturopath Dr Holly Lucille explored the role nutrition and supplementation have on fertility.
As more people are understanding the intrinsic link between what you eat and how you feel, the ‘beauty from within’ craze is now applying this to how you look. Named as a top beauty and wellness trend for 2019, this beauty-enhancing category has been taking the industry by storm. Sharna Waid speaks to experts and […]
Pharma Nord UK has created a free and comprehensive distance training programme for health stores around the subject of supplementation.
VMS manufacturer Lifeplan Products Limited has invested £990,000 in a ten-month expansion project designed to boost productivity by a significant 50%.
The London-based International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplement Associations (IADSA) has introduced a new online information resource, Mind the Gap, designed to facilitate more effective communication about the benefits of dietary supplements.
UK health supplements wholesaler HTC Health has boosted its portfolio with the inclusion of 30 new lines.
HTC Health has donated a variety of its Clean Performance Nutrition products to the Peaky Minders, a group of individuals who are taking on the 4 Peaks Challenge for charity.
Health food retailers, brand-owners and campaigners in Ireland have been celebrating a decision to defer the imposition a new 23% VAT rate on food supplements.
Vitamin D has overtaken vitamin C as the UK’s most widely used single vitamin according to a new research published by Mintel.
Industry organizations have joined forces to oppose plans by the Irish Government to introduce a tax on probiotics and omega-3 from 1 March.
The Health Food Manufacturers Association has written a formal letter of complaint to the BBC about a controversial BBC2 Horizon programme about the food supplements industry.
Ethical supplement company Viridian Nutrition – whose products are now available in over 20 countries – has been named Northamptonshire’s Export Business of the Year 2018.
Holland & Barrett (H&B) has launched Healthbox, a new online, personalized UK subscription service for vitamins, minerals and supplements, using advice and recommendations from qualified nutritionists.
Supplements brand Link Nutrition has launched onto the UK market with a variety of targeted complexes designed for specific areas, as well as single vitamin boosts. The complexes include: Multi Plus – an ‘all in one’ complex containing a range of vitamins and minerals essential to boosting immunity, protecting the body’s cells from oxidative stress […]
Wiley’s Finest adds Cholesterol Support to its growing line of omega-3 products in the UK. Launching at the end of March, the latest product from the American fish oil supplements company will be showcased at Natural & Organic Products Europe (22-23 April, ExCel London).
The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) places ‘proper nutrition’ at the root of optimal performance among football players and provides the industry with a definitive guide on how nutrition can improve players’ health.
Brands hoping to catch the eye of Holland & Barrett at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE) won’t be disappointed, as the high street retailer is confirmed to be returning to judge the Innovation Pitch on Monday 23 April Live.
In response to the burgeoning interest in plant-based living, Planet Organic has launched Vegan Shop – a specialist area of its e-commerce site that is designed to make it easier for customers to shop its vegan ranges.
Daily Bread rejoices in ruby anniversary
January 24, 2020 Jane Wolfe
The Northampton co-op Daily Bread is organizing year-long events to mark its 40th anniversary, kicking off the celebrations with a special Ruby Muesli.
News in brief
Chococo has revealed its collection of handmade Easter Eggs for 2020 featuring three new eggs, including a Dark Chocolate Agave Honeycombe Egg.
Kallo campaign dispels ‘healthy food = no taste’ myth
Kallo is launching its latest multimedia campaign, ‘Call on Kallo’, designed to reconnect the brand with the ‘culinary curious healthy eater’.
Government urged to force reformulation of pre-mixed alcoholic drinks
Following a new product survey highlighting the high sugar content of RTD spirits, Action on Sugar is calling on Government to make producers reformulate.
In a pickle
January 23, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
From kombucha to kraut, and kimchi to kefir, the fermented market is alive and kicking. Rosie Greenaway discovers the ancient art of fermenting and learns how to brew her own ‘booch’ (more…)
Back on track
Bone up on joint health with Matt Chittock for all the latest and traditional approaches to keeping customers standing tall (more…)
Say yes to sustainable sex
With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming into question. With a range of sustainable sex products cropping up on bedside tables, Sharna Waid investigates which brands are championing the alternatives and whether it’s an area worth investing in […]
The breakfast club
We’re all familiar with the old adage ‘breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dine like a pauper’, but truth be told we are more likely to do the exact opposite. Jane Wolfe finds out how retailers can offer consumers easy, convenient and healthy ways to start the morning (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 […]
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
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 […]