HPP juice and smoothie brand Savsé has introduced two new protein pick-me-ups: Protein Blast and Protein Smash.
Kinetica Sports has introduced a limited edition Coconut & Lime Whey Protein, designed to bring a tropical flavour to the sports nutrition category.
Durham-based natural supplement company Natural Nutrients has announced it has received an investment of £125k.
Sports nutrition NPD is at an all time high as brands respond to emerging active lifestyle trends, writes Jim Manson Last month, researchers working for Macmillan Cancer Support reported that a brisk walk of just one mile a day could help cancer patients slash their risk from dying of the disease. “Physical activity is a […]
Kinetica has launched two new limited editions to its Whey Protein range to celebrate the forthcoming World Cup. The Latin-inspired flavours, which are exclusive to GNC stores, are the tropical pineapple and coconut flavour of Piña Colada and the papaya and citrus burst of Samba Mamao. “Brazil is synonymous with vibrancy, energy and great taste,” […]
Holland & Barrett has launched a range of smaller size whey protein lines, reports The Grocer. The retailer told the food industry weekly that the 250g own-label products – priced at £9.99 – were developed as a direct result of VAT being imposed on sports nutrition products last year. This, it says, has pushed the […]
Oomf ‘Bench Pressed Oats’ are the new porridge pots that are delivering an extra protein punch in the breakfast aisle. (more…)
Vegans warned about ‘unwittingly supporting animal exploitation’
January 22, 2018 Jim Manson
UK-based Ethical Consumer magazine has warned vegans that they could be “unwittingly supporting animal exploitation” as the companies behind many of the Britain’s leading vegan brands also have a heavy involvement in the meat and dairy industry.
British Homeopath Society takes NHS to court over CAM funding ban
The British Homeopathic Association (BHA) is taking the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) to court over a recent decision to ban public funding of homeopathy and other alternative medicines.
Juiceburst rebrands, reformulates, extends range
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.
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 […]