Supplementation “virtually eliminated” nutritional shortfalls in US study
A study published last week in open access journal Nutrients provide further evidence that frequent use of multivitamins and mineral supplements decreases nutritional deficiencies.
ASA tells kefir brand not to use ‘long life’ description
The Advertising Standards Authority ruled this week that use of the phrase ‘long life’ in...
Is your store ready for Organic September?
The Soil Association is celebrating this year’s Organic September by shining the spotlight on the...
Health and wellness interest drives growth in organic sales
New data gathered by the Soil Association shows that the organic market has continued to...
All round view
Cheryl Thallon, founder of Viridian Nutrition, speaks to Diane Millis about the changes in the natural products industry over the past 21 years
An aging population provides an opportunity for natural health brands to innovate with bone and...
The protein revolution
Protein, protein everywhere – in powders, balls, bars, cereals, shakes and even popcorn. Jane Wolfe...
Building on firm foundations
Diane Millis speaks to the chair of the Gluten Free Industry Association, Simon Wright, to...
Chefs, will you Stir The Pot over GMOs?
Britain’s chefs can play a key role in raising public awareness about the stealth statics being used to sneak GMOs onto restaurant menus.
Let bodily fluids and solids (and food) be thy medicine
Craig Sams imagines the health farms of the future where ‘super healthy’ humans are raised....
Let’s seize on Brexit as an opportunity to legalise good nutrition and outlaw bad food,...
Let’s get the message out – organic is different
Organic September is just days away – hopefully to be marked by spectacular organic marketing...
Wake Up To Organic 2017 – the mini-movie!
Natural Products News hit the streets of Brighton yesterday to find out how the city’s independent natural products retailers were marking this year’s Wake Up To Organic. Here’s the video we made after we got back from our whistle stop tour of the stores!
Watch: Natural & Organic Products Europe 2017 in 60 seconds
While NPN‘s reporters are busy writing up news reports from this week’s Natural & Organic Products...
Education is best way to tackle cosmetics myths
Tackling misinformation and myths about cosmetic products should be a priority for the natural and...
“Engaging authentically with customers – that’s our big opportunity”
“Engaging authentically with our customers – that’s our big opportunity as independent retailers.” So says...
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Jim Manson is Editor of www.npnews.co.uk and Editor-In-Chief of Diversified Communication UK's natural and organic publishing portfolio. He’s written widely on environment and development issues for specialist magazines and national media, including the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times, Time Out and World Bank Urban Age.
Deputy Editor, Natural Products Magazine
Jane Wolfe is deputy editor of Natural Products News. Having previously worked for the magazine as a sub and freelance journalist from its Steyning beginnings, before leaving to live in Greece, she couldn't resist re-joining NPN in 2013.
Organic food pioneer and polemicist
Craig Sams is Britain’s best known natural food pioneer. He is the founder of Green & Blacks, a former Soil Association chairman and the author of The Little Food Book.
Britain’s leading expert and commentator on natural health
Patrick Holford is Britain’s leading thinker and commentator on new approaches to health and nutrition. He is the founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition and the author of over 30 books.
Leading US health and nutrition commentator
Jack Challem is one of America’s most trusted commentators on health and nutrition. Widely known as ‘The Nutrition Reporter’ he is the author of several best-selling books.
Writer and broadcaster on food and farming issues
Michael Wale is a writer and broadcaster with a particular interest in food and farming. He is a regular contributor on radio and TV and writes for the Financial Times and The Times.
Journalist, food blogger and publicist
Elisabeth Winkler is a journalist, food blogger (as Real Food Lover) and publicist. She is a former editor of Living Earth magazine and regular speaker and conference panellist
Organic and Fairtrade brand specialist
Simon Wright is the founder of OF+ Consulting. A former technical director at Green & Black’s and Whole Earth he is one of the foremost brand advisers to the natural and organic sector.
Communications manager and children’s food campaigner
Catherine Fookes is campaign manager for the ‘Organic. Naturally Different’ campaign and kids events co-ordinator for the Abergavenny Food Festival
Business Coach and Speaker
John Silvestro started his career in the 1980s as a health foods retail consultant. Since then he has become an acclaimed business coach and speaker, having worked with consumer-focused companies in Britain, the USA, Canada and South Africa.
Freelance writer, editor and project manager
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