At the NHT Summit in Manchester BetterYou delivered a seminar to brands and retailers on innovation, trends and what’s to come for the VMS market.
Nature’s Bounty, a leading US brand under the $3 billion business portfolio of commercial giant NBTY Company, introduces products to UK for the first time.
East Yorkshire VMS manufacturer Bee Health Ltd has topped off a period of growth by being named in the 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2017 report.
Preston-based natural health specialist Natures Aid has been purchased by Thornton & Ross Ltd. Established in 1982 by Lynn Lord, David Lord and Paul Marshall, Natures Aid has become one of the leading VMS and herbal product manufacturers in the UK health food sector and has built up a substantial international business. Natures Aid’s director […]
Edinburgh health store Hanover Healthfoods has a new look and extended offer after being expanding its space this year.
Recently launched VMS brand Prime Fifty – which offers targeted supplements for the over 50s – has just kicked off its first national TV ad campaign on Sky.
What does the future hold for the supplements and natural remedies sector? That’s the big question we’ll be posing to a panel of experts in a special discussion, entitled 20:20 vision: Imagining the VHMS category in 2020. We’ll be asking our experts (and occasional crystal ball gazers!): • What does the future hold for the […]
Agile, innovative and with UK and export sales growing strongly, Natures Aid is powering ahead from its Lancashire base.
The new MindCare range from Igennus has been developed to address the issues of stress, mental performance, mood and cognitive decline. Each product consists of a dual combination comprising a high potency omega-3 EPA and DHA capsule along with a targeted micronutrient capsule with synergistic vitamins, minerals and specialist actives designed to address each specific […]
Braintree health food store The Natural Way is moving to new premises on the town’s High Street later this month. Speaking about the move, Richard Sambridge – co-owner and son of the store’s founder Ron who started the business 30 years ago this year – said it had been prompted by issues with “landlords and […]
Independent health store Healthy Route has opened its third branch, a 1,000sq ft unit in the Westfield Derby shopping centre. Owner Gary Trickett, who worked as a sales rep for years before deciding to “have a go at being a retailer”, explains the reasons behind the new store opening: “There used to be a really […]
A brand new look for the Natures Aid range was unveiled at this week’s Natural & Organic Products Europe. The 44 product strong range – which includes the brand’s best selling Serrapeptase, Celadrin and B-Vitamin range – now features clear new labelling and a sophisticated green and sliver colour scheme. The new labelling also makes […]
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 […]