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Skin Care Spotlight: Meow Meow Cocoa Skin Cream



A gentle moisturizer, this cream is perfect for dry skin and daily use. Made purely with only four ingredients, it smells naturally of chocolate and is perfect for sensitive skin. Formulated without wax or water, the goodness of organic cocoa and shea butters with organic sunflower and hempseed oils soaks right in and stays put without a greasy residue.

Want to try a mini size before splurging on the whole jar? Find it in the drop-down options!

4 oz in a glass jar



*cocoa butter (butyrospermum parkii), *butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter, *cannabis sativa (hempseed) oil, *helianthus annuus (sunflower) oil

*certified organic ingredient


How to Use

Massage into your entire body, for best results apply after bathing to warm, damp skin and watch your skin soak up the goodness. Note: Because of it's pure, raw ingredients, this cream tends to be harder/softer depending on the room temperature but it melts instantly upon skin contact.


Great For

A daily moisturizing of the whole body, for all skin types, including mamas (hello growing belly!), babies, those with eczema or psoriasis... basically everyone. Can also be used as a gentle makeup remover, especially for stubborn eye makeup!



About the company

We are a small-batch skin care company that creates vegan products with pure, all natural and organic ingredients.  We develop all of our goods as if they were modern culinary dishes, from the sourcing of ingredients to the beautifully scented, healthful and efficacious final products.

As makers and purveyors, we hope to encourage small changes in the lives of our customers through the physical, emotional and ecological healthfulness of completely natural goods for the face and body. With MMT, we hope to make that experience accessible and our process transparent.



Company: Meow Meow
Brand: Cocoa Skin Cream
Origin: USA
Category: Personal Care
Packaging: 4 oz.
Claims: Suitable for all skin types, babies and those with eczema.
Variants: View Full Range Here
Price: $32.00
Where to Buy: Buy Online, Store Locator
Website: http://meowmeowtweet.com/





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Chocolate Spotlight: Montezuma’s NEW Absolute Black 100% Cocoa Bar



Absolute Black: 100% Cocoa Bar

For that dramatic cocoa hit.  Don’t say we didn’t warn you!

No sugar, no dairy, no gluten, no soya, all natural …  100% dark and mysterious.

100% Cocoa



Dark Chocolate (Cocoa Mass 100%)

Dark Chocolate contains Cocoa Solids 100%



About the company:

Founded by Helen and Simon Pattinson in 2000, Montezuma's is a family owned, British chocolate company and has rapidly built a reputation for producing some of the finest and most innovative chocolate available in the UK. The creative team of chocolatiers take every opportunity to experiment with new flavours and ingredients specialising in the use of spices, herbs and essential oils. Montezuma's entire range of chocolate bard, truffles, fruits and drinking chocolate is made by them near the beach in West Sussex. Read More


Company: Montezuma's Chocolates
Brand: Montezuma's
Slogan: Innovative British Chocolate
Origin: UK
Category: Chocolate
Packaging: 100g Bar
Claims: 100% Cocoa. All natural
Variants: View Range Here
Price: £2.59
Where to Buy: Buy Online, Store Finder
Website: www.montezumas.co.uk







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Food Spotlight: The Paleo Foods Co. Cocoa & Hazelnut Grain-Free Granola





  • Grain, Gluten & Wheat Free
  • Lower Carbs
  • Source of protein



Nutritional Information

(per 100g)

Energy 2408 kJ / 579 kcal

Fat 44.0g

- of which is saturated 19.5g

Carbohydrate 31.2g

- of which sugars 9.5g

Fibre 3.8g

Protein 13.4g

Salt 0.05g



About the company

We have re-crafted the most delicious granola using only high quality natural ingredients, loaded with health benefits and free of any bad stuff!

Our products are based on simple, natural and nourishing ingredients.

Our crisp and crunchy range of grain free granola is made from a blend of super-nutritious nuts, seeds, honey and pure vanilla.

With superfoods like Chia Seeds & Cacao nibs it provides a dense source of antioxidants, and healthy fats and is also naturally lower in Carbohydrates. Thanks to those super chia seeds it boasts a rich source of protein too!

Perfect for breakfast or an energy boosting snack.

We are on a mission to help get the world rich, nutrient rich! As we believe health is the most valuable possession of all.

We only eat natural, real food found around here, so that means you will never ever find the following lurking in our food:



Company: The Paleo Foods Co.
Brand:  Cocoa & Hazelnut Grain-Free Granola
Slogan:  Est. 10,000 BC
Origin: UK
Category: Granola
Packaging:  340g
Claims:  60% less carbs than regular granola, gluten and wheat free.
Variants: View product range here
Price:  Coming soon
Where to Buy: UK, Store Locator
Website: http://www.paleofoodscompany.com/



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Bar Spotlight: Trek Protein Cocoa Choas Bar




Trek Cocoa Chaos is a protein rich snack bar with delicious natural ingredients and none of the artificial additives you'll find in other protein bars. Ideal for those who enjoy an active lifestyle, this Cocoa Chaos bar is a popular choice with people who love the outdoors, keeping fit and staying healthy in general - in fact it's a great source of slow release energy for anyone on the go.


Fancy trying Trek?
We think you'll find them as awesome as we do! You'll find these tempting brownie bars right her on our site, where you can order a case to keep you going. Order a case today and we'll have your bars delivered to you before you know it.


What people love about Trek Cocoa Chaos
" Hello, I just wanted to say that your products, in particular your Trek Cocoa Chaos, are all amazing! I buy them regularly on my lunch breaks at work from my local Holland and Barrett store and I think you're doing a great job! Good for watching my waist line but they are so nice you would not think they would be so good for you." - Dan


What's in the Trek Cocoa Chaos?
Cocoa Chaos is made with real cocoa giving it a yummy chocolaty flavour with the wholesome crunchy taste of nuts and a hint of real fruit. If you're looking for a healthy, tasty snack this Cocoa Chaos bar has everything you need - plenty of protein from delicious natural sources such as peanuts and soya crispies.



Our Trek Cocoa Chaos bars are also:

GM Free
Gluten, wheat and dairy free
Suitable for vegans
Kosher approved
One of your 5 a day
Deliciously simple! Made with Dates (33%), Soya Protein Crunchies (Soya Protein, Tapiocha Starch, Salt) (15%), Fruit Juice Concentrates (Apple, Grape, Pear) (13%), Raisins (12%), Gluten Free Oats (8%), Cashews (8%), Cocoa Powder (4%), Soya Flour, Natural Flavourings & Rice Starch



 About the Company
We're a young British company devoted to increasing world happiness with yummy healthy snacks, humour and helpfulness. That means we make delicious, good-for-you munchies, do our best to help others, and try to spread a little joy along the way.






Company: Natural Balance Foods
Brand: Nakd
Slogan: Wholefood Energy Bar
Origin: UK
Category: Bars
Packaging: 55g
Claims: Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Wheat Free, Vegan, Kosher
Variants: View all Here
Price: $11.96 (16 x 55g)
Where to BuyBuy Online
Website: http://www.naturalbalancefoods.co.uk/trek/








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Snack Spotlight: Exo Cricket Flour Bar Sampler Pack


Package contains 1 bar each of Cacao Nut, PB&J, Blueberry Vanilla, Apple Cinnamon.
Free shipping to anywhere in the US.
Exo makes nutrient-dense real food bars, designed by a three-Michelin-starred chef. We combine minimally-processed cricket flour protein with ultra-premium ingredients for a bar without compromise. No gluten, grain, soy, dairy or refined sugars. Perfect as a meal-replacement, healthful snack, or pre/post exercise. Sustainable fuel for the explorers among us.

Cacao Nut -- Who doesn't love chocolate? This bar tastes just like that brownie you crave without any of the junk. Boasting an exceedingly simple ingredient list with nothing you can’t pronounce, Cacao Nut is the perfect primal snack. Try pairing it with your favorite coffee for the an afternoon pick-me-up.

PB&J -- An adult homage to the childhood classic. We combine peanut butter with whole strawberries and toasted gluten-free oats to nail that nostalgic flavor. One bite will bring you back (but this time it’s actually good for you).

Blueberry Vanilla -- We combine juicy blueberries with vanilla, almond butter and sea salt to deliver a not-too-sweet treat bursting with flavor and packed with protein. Equally suited to breakfast on the run or as energy for the trail.

Apple Cinnamon -- Fresh from the orchard, this recipe takes that time-tested combination of apples and almond butter to the next level--with a little cinnamon spice for good measure. A soft, chewy, dense package of essential energy and nutrients.


Cacao Nut
INGREDIENTS: Almonds, Dates, Coconut, Honey, Cricket Flour (Acheta Domesticus), Cacao Nibs, Cacao Powder, Ground Flaxseeds, Vanilla Extract, Sea Salt.Contains almonds, coconut. If you have a crustacean shellfish allergy, you may be allergic to crickets.

INGREDIENTS: Peanuts, Strawberries, Apricots, Cricket Flour (Acheta Domesticus), Gluten-Free Oats, Ground Flaxseeds, Puffed Brown Rice (Rice Flour, Rice Bran, Raisin Juice Concentrate, Honey, Salt), Honey, Vanilla Extract, Sea Salt.
Contains peanuts. If you have a crustacean shellfish allergy, you may be allergic to crickets.

Blueberry Vanilla
INGREDIENTS: Almonds, Apricots, Blueberries (Blueberries, Apple Juice Concentrate), Strawberries (Strawberries, Apple Juice Concentrate), Cricket Flour (Acheta Domesticus), Honey, Ground Flaxseeds, Coconut, Vanilla Extract, Sea Salt. Contains almonds, coconut. If you have a crustacean shellfish allergy, you may be allergic to crickets.

Apple Cinnamon
INGREDIENTS: Almonds, Plum Paste (Plum Juice Concentrate, Plums), Apricots, Apple Paste (Apple Juice Concentrate, Apple Puree Concentrate), Cricket Flour (Acheta Domesticus), Honey, Apples, Ground Flaxseeds, Coconut, Vanilla Extract, Spices, Sea Salt. Contains almonds, coconut. If you have a crustacean shellfish allergy, you may be allergic to crickets.







Insects are exceptionally nutritious. They are high in protein and low in saturated fats and sugars. They are a complete protein, containing all the essential amino acids, and are also high in micronutrients such as iron, calcium and B-vitamins. Crickets, for example, contain substantially more iron than beef.

Insects have marginal environmental impact. They produce virtually no methane, reproduce extremely quickly, and require minimal feed, water and space.It is estimated that crickets are 20x more efficient to raise for protein than cattle. Read More





About the company:

They arrived in two shoebox-sized containers. And they were very, very loud. We wanted to find out if we could make a food product using insects that actually tasted good. Armed with Google research, a vague recipe for cricket flour, an oven, and a blender, it was time to walk the walk...

Gabi had created a basic protein bar recipe while on his own quest to make a snack both healthy and delicious, prompted by his frustration at the nutrition-taste tradeoff marring everything commercially available. The idea to add insects came when Greg, one of Gabi’s five college roommates, attended a conference at MIT on the breakdown of global systems that sparked a conversation about insects’ tremendous environmental benefits relative to other food sources. He intuitively understood that only by combining insects with something more familiar—protein bars, for example—could people here be convinced to eat them. Read More





Company: Exo, Inc.
Brand: Exo
Origin: USA
Category: Protein Bar
Packaging: 2.1 oz (60 g) x 12 bars per box
Claims: Gluten Free. No Soy. No Dairy
Variants: View Full Range Here
Price: $13.00
Where to Buy: Buy Online
Website: exoprotein.com









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Bar Spotlight: Betty Lou’s Dark Angell Organic Candy Bar




Our Great New Bars in the Angell line...
Vegan, No Artificial Flavors, Non-GMO, No Preservatives.
Dark Chocolate. Rich cocoa and almond center.
The Organic Candy Bar!
Organic Certified




Dark Chocolate (Chocolate, Cane Sugar, Cocoa Butter, Soy Lecithin (an emulsifier), Natural Vanilla), Tapioca Syrup, Oats, Almonds, Dutch Cocoa Powder (Processed with Potassium Carbonate), Sea Salt, Almond Extract.



Allergen Statement
Contains Soy and Almonds. Manufactured in a plant that also processes eggs, dairy and peanuts.

Good manufacturing practices are used to segregate ingredients in a facility that processes other products which may contain peanuts, tree nuts, wheat (gluten), milk, soy and/or eggs.







About the Company
I have always believed that there is a connection between what we eat and how we feel.

Everyone wants to feel their best, and when I decided to remove refined sugar from my family's diet 32 years ago, I began creating recipes that were made with honey and brown rice syrup instead. Children know what they like, and my sons were my very first taste-testers. As I fine-tuned the recipes my boys' friends took notice, and soon I had the most popular yard in the neighborhood! I was like the mom with Kool-Aid(tm) in the TV commercial. Read More



Company: Betty Lou's
Brand: Angell
Origin: USA
Category: Bars
Packaging: 1.24oz (35g)
Claims: Organic Certified, Vegan, Low Cholesterol, Gluten Free, All Natural
Varieties: View Range Here
Price: $21.49 (12 x 35g)
Where to Buy: Buy Online, Store Locator
Website: bettylousinc.com









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Drink Spotlight: Daily Greens Replenish Chocolate Hemp Milk



What’s pressed into Replenish:


Hemp seeds combined with water make a wonderful alternative to dairy milk. In addition to containing calcium and iron, hemp contains digestible protein, omegas 3 and 6, and essential amino acids as well as incredibly high levels of electrolytes like magnesium.

Wheatgrass is a great source of antioxidants like vitamins A, C, and E, and is packed with essential electrolytes like potassium and magnesium, and minerals like manganese and iron. It is also a great source of vitamin K.

Our organic, raw, Fair Trade cocoa contains high amounts of flavonoids, known to help lower blood pressure.

Contains antioxidant properties, and the smell and taste of vanilla are known to have a calming effect.


Consisting of the sap from coconut trees (much like maple syrup), coconut nectar is a raw, pure sweetener that has not been heated or processed. In addition to containing a host of minerals and amino acids, coconut nectar is a good source of vitamins C, B1 and B2. It also benefits from a low glycemic index of 35.

Camu Camu is a Brazilian superfruit that is chock-full of vitamin C. It is also a great source of electrolytes, especially potassium, magnesium and calcium.







About the Company
At the age of 33, our founder, Shauna Martin, was diagnosed with breast cancer. With a young family to care for, Shauna struggled to recover from the trauma of multiple surgeries and the toxic effects of chemotherapy.

Eight years clear, Shauna attributes her complete recovery from breast cancer and current healthy lifestyle, in part, to her regimen of drinking a green juice every day. Shauna decided that she wanted to share this life-enriching habit and spread the good word about drinking your vegetables.

To hear more about our story visit http://youtu.be/joCJOGH7nDg.






Company: Drink Daily Greens LLC
Brand: Daily Greens
Origin: USA
Category: Milk
Packaging: 16oz (473ml)
Claims: Cold Pressed, Organic
Variants: View Range Here
Price:$40.00 USD (4 pack, $10 per bottle)
Where to Buy: Store Locator, Buy Online
Website: drinkdailygreens.com











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Snack Spotlight: Traidcraft Cocoa & Beetroot Geobar



A raw fruit and nut bar made with fair trade dates, raisins and cocoa.
Raw fruit & nut wholefood bar
High fruit content - 65%
Gluten free
No added sugar
1 of your 5 a day
Perfect for lunchboxes

Geobar is right at the heart of fair trade, bringing opportunity and hope to growers around the world. We pack a global mix of fair trade ingredients into every bar – delicious, natural and wholesome ingredients, sourced from our travels. Join us in our joyful mission to change the world one bite at a time.

Geobar Fruity Cocoa & Beetroot Bar


Ingredients: Dates (35%), Raisins (30%) (Raisins, Sunflower Oil), Gluten Free Oats, Cashew Nuts (10%), Cocoa Powder (5%), Dried Beetroot (5%), Flavouring.

For allergens, see ingredients in bold.

The gluten free oats used in this product are free from cross contamination by other gluten containing grains. Not suitable if you are allergic to the protein Avenin. May also contain other nuts.

Suitable for vegetarians.

Store in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Once opened, store in an airtight container.


Nutrition Information

Per 100g

Per 33g

Energy 1430 kJ/338 kcal 473 kJ/112 kcal
Fat 5g 2g
of which saturates 1g 0.4g
Carbohydrate 69g 23g
of which sugars 51g 17g
Fibre 5g 2g
Protein 7g 2g

Salt 0.6g 0.2g

Dates, raisins, cashew nuts, cocoa: Fairtrade certified and sourced from Fairtrade producers. Total 80%.




About the Company
Traidcraft is the UK’s leading fair trade organisation. Our mission is to fight poverty through trade, practising and promoting approaches to trade that help poor people in developing countries transform their lives.

Traidcraft's unique structure - a trading company and a development charity working together - gives us a distinctive perspective on how trade can be made to work for the poor.

Established in 1979 as a Christian response to poverty, we build long-term relationships with producers, support people to trade out of poverty and work to bring about trade justice.





Company: Traidcraft
Brand: Gepbar
Slogan: Change the World! One Bite at a Time
Origin: UK
Category: Bar
Packaging: 33g
Claims: Gluten Free, Fairtrade, No Added Sugar
Variants: View Range Here
Price: £1.30
Where to Buy: Buy Online
Website: traidcraftshop.co.uk










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Skin Care Spotlight: Juicy For Sure Peruvian Cocoa Butter


Introducing African Shea, Peruvian Cocoa, & Malaysian Mango Body Butters.

We take our precious, exotic butters and blend them with the perfect balance of pure plant botanicals,

whip to our hearts content and finish off by packaging in gorgeous collector's frosted glass containers. Our butter blends are clean - free of any harmful ingredients whatsoever. The experience is deeply moisturizing & softening luxury for your skin. Perfect for gift-giving! Click on the images in our collection below to learn more about each and every one of our signature

JuicyforSure™ luxuriously blended & whipped butters.



With Natural Cocoa Botanicals, Rooibos, Hibiscus & Elderberry.

This edible fat from the cocoa pod is a stable fat containing natural antioxidants. Cocoa butter is a rich, creamy & soothing emollient that has been used for centuries in nourishing skin care. It has been traditionally used to heal and moisturize skin that has been exposed to the elements. Cocoa butter helps reduce the formation of stretch marks during pregnancy by keeping the skin supple.


INGREDIENTS Organic/Fairly Traded/Unrefined Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Unrefined/Fairly Traded/Organic Butryspermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Organic Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (AloeVera), Sustainably Derived Cetearyl Olivate (and) Sorbitan Olivate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride (Fractionated Coconut Oil), Wild Harvested Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot Kernel) Oil, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Panthenol (Pro Vitamin B5), Water/Glycerin/Gingko Biloba Leaf Extract/Olea Europaea (Olive) Leaf Extract/Aspalathus Linearis (Rooibos) Leaf Extract/Camellia Sinesis (White Tea) Leaf Extract/Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Sambucus Nigra (Elderberry) Fruit Extract, Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Organic Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Water/Glycerin/Plantago Species (Plantain) Leaf Extract,Organic Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Canadian/non-GMO Brassica Abyssinica (Abyssinian) Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Organic Matricaria Recuitita (Chamomile) Flower Distillate,
Cucumis Sativa (Cucumber) Extract, Organic Lavendula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Distillate, Salvia Elegans (Pineapple Sage), Citric Acid (food-grade preservative), Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract, Wild Harvested Usnea Barbata (Lichen) Extract/Organic Natural Grain Alcohol (alcohol used as tincture for usnea), Potassium Sorbate (food-grade preservative), Curcuma Xanthorrhiza Root Extract.




Company: JuicyforSure
Brand: JuicyforSure
Origin: USA
Category: Skin Care
Packaging: 1oz. Jar
Claims: non-GMO hypo-allergenic filler-free non-hormone disrupting non-carcinogenic no ethoxylated compounds no parabens no pthalates no petroleum products no harsh preservatives & chemicals no hidden ingredients disguised under non-assuming names
Variants: Peruvian Cocoa, African Shea, Malaysian Mango
Price: $12.00
Where to Buy: Buy Online
Website: juicyforsure.com














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Snack Spotlight: Braw Cocoa & Orange Pressed Fruit Oat Bar


Yes! This pleasing combination of rich cocoa and zesty orange provides yet another exciting dimension to our healthy and delicious food snacks.

We’re sure you’re going to love something that you’ll savour and remember long after you’ve eaten it – unless, of course, you solve that problem by eating another one!

Our bars are low GI, high in fibre and even give you one of your five a day. Braw bars are free from gluten, wheat, dairy, nuts, added sugar, additives & preservatives.



FRUIT 57.09% (Raisins 30.67% Apple 7.67% Pear 7.67% orange juice concentrate 5.75% fruit juice concentrate 5.18% (apple, pear, grape) freeze dried orange 0.15%), gluten free oat flour 25.2%, rice starch, flax seed, low fat cocoa powder 3.83%, coconut oil, natural cocoa extract 0.38% natural chocolate flavour 0.38% orange oil 0.15%

May contain traces of soya








Company: Braw
Brand: Braw
Origin: UK
Category: Bars
Packaging: 35g
Claims: No added sugar
Variants: View Full Range Here
Price: £23.99 (30 x 35g)
Where to Buy: Buy Online
Website: brawfood.co.uk









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