On 26 June the 2019 edition of the Soil Association BOOM Awards were marked with a ceremony and drinks reception at Oval Space, London.
The shortlist for this year’s BOOM Awards has been published by the Soil Association, ahead of a ceremony due to be hosted on 26 June.
Yeo Valley has opened the doors to its second café, located in the Bayswater area of west London. Ros Amadei, brand director for organic dairy business, tells NPN that the second site acts as ‘an extension’ of the brand’s values, and is in keeping with the welcoming ethos adopted at its first staff canteen, located […]
Lee Holdstock, business development manager at the Soil Association, has celebrated 20 years of working with the organic certifier – a milestone which has been marked with his inclusion in Yeo Valley’s ‘Reasons to be cheerful’ corridor.
The Yeo Valley Canteen has been decorated with four stars under the Soil Association’s Organic Served Here scheme, honouring its commitment to serving a menu which comprises 75-95% organic ingredients.
After receiving what the Organic Trade Board calls a ‘diverse and exciting range of nominations’ for the Oak Award 2018, five nominees have been shortlisted
Due to be hosted at the Bargehouse Gallery, Southbank, London, from 12-21 October, We Feed the World is a global photography initiative which seeks to capture ‘the triumphs and tribulations’ of the smallholder farmers who produce 70% of the world’s food.
A new annual award conceived by the Organic Trade Board (OTB) aims to recognize an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the UK organic sector.
Somerset-based organic dairy brand Yeo Valley has announced a new partnership with Women’s Super League team Bristol City FC.
Huel has created a new Cocoa and Orange flavour bar, blending pea protein, brown rice protein, cacao nibs, cocoa powder and orange oil. Yuyo’s range of organic infusions made with the South American herb yerba mate have secured a new listing with Selfridges. Yeo Valley is extending its Organic Milk range by launching a new 1.5 litre […]
Change-driving environmental charity Wrap UK has welcomed more than 40 companies to its Plastics Pact, which aims to cut pollution generated by single-use plastic over the next seven years, and to create what it calls a ‘circular economy for plastics’.
Arla Foods has acquired a subsidiary of the UK’s biggest organic dairy brand Yeo Valley, in an ambitious move to persuade British consumers to ‘trade up’ to organic dairy.
This month Yeo Valley is launching its Artist’s Edition Baobab & Vanilla Yoghurt, produced with baobab sourced and supplied by Organic Herb Trading.
The Soil Association confirms growth in the organic market is up 6.3%, with organic sales predicted to reach ‘new heights’ this year.
Yeo Valley has launched a new variant of its Left-Yeovers yoghurt, which uses surplus fruit crops and raises money for money for the food waste charity Fareshare.
Yeo Valley is launching a quest to locate more British organic fruit growers so it can use more home grown fruit in its products. The organic yoghurt and dairy brand has created a checklist for prospective fruit suppliers. ‘Must-haves’ include organic certification, great taste, a traceable supply chain and a least one tonne of fruit […]
The Soil Association’s month-long Organic September campaign presents retailers, wholesalers and organic businesses with an ideal opportunity to spread awareness of organic as well as increase sales and gain new customers. Figures from Nielsen released in October last year showed that sales of organic food and drink through UK supermarkets were in excess of £100 […]
Yeo Valley is the British organic industry’s biggest success story. Tim Meads has been running the businesses since 1990 and tells Michael Wale why ‘Britishness’ is at the heart of the brand At the height of the X Factor’s televisual popularity three years ago Yeo Valley Organic took a £3m gamble on a two minute […]
Yeo Valley is aiming to drive (yes, yes) awareness of an upcoming pack promotion to win one of two Land Rover Freelanders. The Land Rover design was created with over 1000 of its big pots and is displayed in the window of Whole Foods Market’s Kensington High Street store. Live until the end of May, the […]
Leading organic yoghurt brand Yeo Valley has reached a major milestone in its mission to educate children about farming – a total of 5,000 primary school children have taken part in the scheme this school year. (more…)
Vegans urged to supplement ‘critical’ brain nutrient
September 13, 2019 Jim Manson
Vegans could be at risk of deficiencies of an ‘overlooked’ but important brain nutrient, a prominent nutritionist has warned.
Rapid uptake of plastic alternatives could increase pollution, MPs warn
The rapid uptake of compostable and biodegradable plastic alternatives could be making marine pollution worse, a committee of Parliamentarians has warned.
How the market turned us into ‘passive consumers of crap’
Pointless choice: Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson on ‘how brilliantly the market excels at turning us all into passive consumers’.
Skincare with a story
Launched on 1 September, a new capsule collection has hit the market from Jalue Skincare – and it comes with a unique story.
A tale of two toothbrushes
August 28, 2019 Ross Harris
The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find out what attempts are being made to take the plastic out of periodontology (more…)
Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet (more…)
Kate Miller talks to the experts about the prevalence of urinary tract infections, old wives’ tales which lead to common misconceptions, and the new smartphone-powered technology which could represent the future of urinalysis (more…)
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
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 […]
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.