‘Deforestation effect’ means organic is worse for the climate, Swedish researchers claim
Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required and a resultant increase in deforestation globally.
ESSNA trademark for safe sport nutrition products approved in Europe
A European trademark to help the public identify sports nutrition products belonging to companies that are members of the trade group ESSNA has been approved by the European Union Intellectual…
Spanish start-up scoops Best Better-For-You Ingredient Award for Tritordeum Mediterranean cereal
Spanish start-up Agrasys won the first award in the category Best Better-for-You Ingredient of the Year for its Tritordeum cereal at the recent Food Matters Live Awards 2018 in London.
HFMA lodges formal complaint over ‘irresponsible’ BBC Horizon programme
UK-based trade group the Health Food Manufacturers Association (HFMA) has written a formal letter of complaint to the BBC about a controversial BBC2 Horizon programme about the food supplements industry.
Watch: Holland & Barrett Malmö live pitch highlights
Watch video highlights of one of the undoubted highlights of this month’s Natural Products Scandinavia show – Holland & Barrett Live Pitch.
Viridian-commissioned film highlights opportunity for ‘social prescribing’
A TV Doctor, specialist health food store and an industry body feature prominently in a film created for Viridian Nutrition on bringing lifestyle medicine to the mainstream.
Swedish court rules that municipalities’ ban on supplements broke national and EU law
A Swedish court has ruled that municipalities which imposed a ban on food supplements broke Swedish and EU law.
VITHIT launches in Australia, predicts 4 million sales value in first 18 months
Low-calorie vitamin drink brand VITHIT has launched in Australia, with an initial listing in 700 Coles stores.
Spanish shoppers spend five million euros a day on organic food
New figures from the Spanish Ministry of Agriculture show that organic food sales hit record levels in 2017, reaching €1,962 million euros (up 16.4% on 2016 and almost double the…
Farm Brothers scoops prestigious Meilleur Produit Bio Award
Amsterdam-based organic brand Farm Brothers has scooped a prestigious Meilleur Produit Bio Award (Best Organic Award) for its Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt cookie product.