Natural Products News shines a spotlight on a handful of the latest launches, campaigns, award wins and more from natural and organic brands and businesses.
Oat milk chocolate brand H!P (Happiness !n Plants) is launching new plant-based goodies for Easter 2023 in a bid to satisfy sweet-toothed vegans and flexitarians nationwide. The new Cookies No Cream Oat M!lk Chocolate Egg is described as a deliciously creamy oat milk chocolate egg packed with crunchy cookies, while Salty Pretzel Oat M!lk Chocolate Egg is a ‘sweet savoury taste sensation’ which sees oat milk chocolate partnered with salty, crunchy pretzels. H!P’s new Peanut Butter Bunny Bites are bite-size oat milk chocolate truffles with a creamy peanut butter filling, presented in a fully recyclable share pouch. The new Easter treats join H!P’s best-selling Salted Caramel Egg from 2022. H!P has also launched a trio of bite-sized oat milk chocolate delicacies also available in pouches: Caramel Crunch Peanuts, Peanut Butter Truffle Bites and Creamy & Smooth Buttons.
Weleda has announced that it is teaming up with mobile beauty services experts BlowLTD for an exclusive partnership delivering holistic facials in the comfort of customers’ own homes, seven days a week. Initially three Weleda facials will be available through BlowLTD, in the London area, but there are plans to offer Weleda facials in other regions including Manchester and Birmingham, and to add to the number of luxurious facials on the menu. There are three 60-minute Weleda facials to choose from, which address different skin tendencies or phases, for a truly bespoke treatment: Rebalancing Facial for troubled skin suffering with congestion, hormonal spots and excess oiliness; Radiant Resilience – a deeply hydrating and antioxidant-rich facial that instantly restores moisture levels, stimulates cellular repair and improves skin’s resilience; and Facial Rejuvenation for menopausal-related skin changes and for skin in need of a firming boost.
UK gummy vitamin brand Nutrigums has created two new products: Happy Fibre gummies formulated to help with constipation and digestive health and Magnesium Citrate gummies to support normal muscle function, the nervous system and bone and tooth health. The naturally flavoured gummies use a sweet fruit pectin base and are suitable for vegans and vegetarians. The combinations of vitamins are designed to increase absorption and both supplements will form part of the Essential Series gummies and have been created in partnership with registered consultant nutritionist Shona Wilkinson. “We wanted to offer consumers a simple, convenient and tasty way to top up their daily dose of essential vitamins and minerals that we all need for normal bodily function,” says Wilkinson. “Our vitamins are an easy way for families to support their wellbeing and it can be easily incorporated into your daily routine.”
Green People’s Nordic Roots Truffle Night Cream features skin soothing northern truffle (the ‘ultimate magical mushroom’), wild harvested in Finnish forests under the magical glow of the Northern Lights. Entirely scent-free, Truffle Night Cream gives skin a rise-and-shine glow with a moisture-binding blend of ceramides, hemp seed oil, cellular apple water and glycerine. This sinks in overnight to reset skin hydration levels so that dry patches are diminished, and skin feels plump, firm, soft and protected. Northern Truffle is rich in antioxidant phenols and grifolin, which helps to ease skin discomfort and prevent the sensation of itching. As well as soothing and protecting, it relieves redness and irritation whilst you rest and works in tandem with ceramides, which lock moisture into the skin by sealing gaps, and hemp seed oil, which nourishes overnight to enhance softness.
Offering a different take on festive treats, HAPPi has launched its new Easter bars in a bid to make the celebrations more eco-friendly and help combat the extra 8,000 tonnes of packaging waste generated every year. The egg-shaped bars target Easter egg lovers who are happy to ditch their usual hollow egg and are available in Plain Milk, Salted Honeycomb and White Raspberry. “We are really excited to launch our new Easter Egg bars, as we know there is demand for great quality and eco-friendly choices at this time of year,” says Gavin Cox, founder of HAPPi. “The new Easter Egg bars are packaged in 100% recyclable materials and create much less waste than standard eggs. We are really proud of the fact that we will be able to help reduce waste this Easter, as well as deliver the same great-tasting, rich and creamy chocolate that we are known for.”
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