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Do you want to find out about the latest food and drink news happening right now? Look no further than H&N Magazine, as we bring you summer product launch details.


Naked Zing Smoothies

The brand Naked Smoothies has released new flavours that bring a boost of boldness to the breakfast table. Naked Zing uses only naturally occurring sugars from the delicious fruits and vegetables used in each smoothie. With no added sugars or preservatives, and packed full of vitamin C, the smoothies offer a fruity kick-start to the day.

Range of Naked Zing flavours include:

  • Strawberry Zing – Strawberry, banana and zingy lime.
  • Tropical Zing – Kiwi, pineapple, passionfruit and zingy lime.
  • Mango Zing – Mango, carrot and zingy lime.

All three flavours are available in 750ml bottles (£3.29 each), perfect for sharing. Naked Strawberry Zing as well as Naked Tropical Zing will also be available in 360ml bottles (£2.60 each).

Currently available at Tesco stores UK wide, and from September Sainsbury’s, Asda, and Morrisons.


There is a new game-changing low-alcohol premium craft beer on the block. Craft beer brand, UNLTD. has launched an alcohol-free lager that’s capable of changing the way you drink.

This low-alcohol thirst-quencher at 0.5% ABV, with only 23 calories per 330ml bottle is also low in carbohydrates. In addition to this, it is vegan-friendly and contains added B12 vitamins as an added bonus.

Priced at £24.99 (per case of 12 x 330ml bottles), available from UNLTD

Bird & Blend Tea

To help the nation cool off this summer, Bird & Blend Tea has launched a creative range of infusions perfect for iced tea and cold brew.

The brand’s latest tea creations (from £3.20) are designed to be served cold, making them ideal for the summer months.

Favourites include: Strawberry Lemonade, Peach Soda, Blue Raspberry, and Key Lime Pie.

Bird & Blend’s Strawberry Lemonade comes filled with real strawberry chunks, tangy lime leaves and zesty orange peel. It’s easy to see why this fantastically fruity infusion is a best-seller and an award-winner. The Blue Raspberry is a blend of Chinese Sencha green tea, freeze-dried raspberry pieces and butterfly blue pea flowers. In fact, by adding a squeeze of lemon this will transform into a mystical unicorn brew!

The Peach Soda by Bird & Blend is a fruity combo with apple pieces, hibiscus, cardamom, rose petals, freeze-dried peach and orange peel. Finally, for those looking to shake things up a little, the brand’s Iced Key Lime Pie is a decadent dessert in a glass.

Available from Bird & Blend


Dr Trouble

Are you in the market to try a new oak smoked or lemon chilli sauce? Dr Trouble is what you need.

Known as Africa’s finest chilli sauce, Dr Trouble sauce is rare in production, premium in produce, and all natural, with a 120-year recipe heritage. The team handcraft the sauce in one of the most remote and wild areas in Southern Africa. Equally important, the raw materials to make each bottle are sourced from local people and local farmers.

They are community based and make Dr Trouble sauce within a small, rural and remote community in the Zambezi Valley. The community relies on the income of the sauce to provide basic food supplies, medical supplies, clean water, and basic education to the locals.

Dr Trouble only produce 230,000 x 125ml bottles per year, making it rare. In addition it is also vegan, organic, and sun matured.

Priced at £13.99 (2 x 125ml bottles) or £19.99 (2 x 250ml bottles), available from Dr Trouble

Lizi’s Super Muesli

Lizi’s new Super Muesli comes in four variants packed full of extra vitamins and minerals. Vitamin C, B6, B2 and Zinc, as well as turmeric, barley, hemp, maca powder and quinoa are added for health benefits.

CLEANSE helps to neutralise excess free radicals and protect cells. BOOST fights fatigue and boosts the immune system. GLOW helps fight signs of tiredness and keeps hair and nails healthy. And, FOCUS enhances concentration.

Moreover, this Super Muesli delivers a satisfying taste and crunch by using toasted and untoasted oats. Like Lizi’s famous granola, it is vegan, (thanks to the treacle used instead of honey). It’s also GL tested, and as a result you will feel fuller for longer.

Priced at £4 each (400g pack), from Ocado, or selected flavours available from Waitrose

Kabuto Noodles

Kabuto Noodles bring some of their flavour to your local supermarket in the form of Kabuto Kits. The boxes are filled with Kabuto Noodles, stock paste and spice mix so that you can make your own ramen at home.

All you need to add is your favourite meat, fish or vegetables – whatever tickles your taste buds. Next, simply follow the simple 3-step process to make your own hearty bowl of ramen.

Available in a choice of three kits:

  • Chilli & Lime Leaf Ramen – spicy aromatic chicken broth, noodles, coconut & lemongrass topping.
  • Mellow Miso Ramen – miso veg broth, noodles, furikake topping.
  • Spicy Garlic Ramen – spicy garlic chicken broth, noodles, shichimi togarashi topping.

Priced at £3 (per box), available from Tesco stores

Montezuma’s Chocolate

Guess what? Montezuma’s have announced what’s going to be in their Christmas collection and it looks amazing. Here’s a sneaky little peak at our favourite Christmas treat – Chocolate Truffle Snowmen.

Always a hit with the whole family, Montezuma’s chunky chaps are returning for 2020 and we couldn’t be happier. Available in dark chocolate & hazelnut truffle, milk chocolate & cranberry truffle, and 100% cocoa absolute black truffle.

Priced at £5.99 each, available from Montezuma’s

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