Feel good with teapigs
Teapigs has created a new range of ‘feel good’ teas to help meet consumer demand for functional drinks.
Goodness Gracious creates new organic purées, brand refresh
Natural baby and children’s food brand the Goodness Gracious Food Company has introduced three new...
New venture GG’s opens its door in Denby Dale
Earlier this month Gaynor Saxton opened the doors to the new GG’s Artisan Bakery and...
Hain Celestial announces deal to acquire Yorkshire Provender
Premium soup brand Yorkshire Provender is set to be purchased by Hain Daniels, part of...
Breaking the age barrier
Diane Millis discovers how the senior health category now needs to cater to various life stages, attitudes and expectations (more…)
Basic store cupboard ingredients are still money-spinners in the natural food world. Holly Bourne peers...
Getting a rise
It’s the home baking ‘season’, so now’s time to create a stir and encourage your...
Below the belt
As evidence builds that good gut health is crucial to overall good health, Kate Miller...
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. Until just over a decade ago the missus and I would go to Shrubland Hall Health Clinic up in Suffolk, where we’d enjoy vegetarian food, bracing country walks, massage, pilates and other healthful activities and...
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...
Let’s hear it for the Jimi Hendrix (and brown rice rissoles) experience
It’s 1967. The Summer of Love. Jimi Hendrix is blaring from the speakers – 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 Food For Thought owner Alan Martin in a new video interview for Natural Products News.
Video interview: Jay Morjaria
The chef and food writer, Jay Morjaria, was one of the participants at the first...
Video report: Food Roundtable
Check out our video round-up from last week’s Natural Products News Food Roundtable, held at...
Video interview: Jayn Sterland
The beauty industry is in a state of perpetual reinvention, the need for constant innovation...
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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
Political affairs commentator
Christopher Whitehouse is MD of leading political and communications consultancy www.whitehouseconsultancy.co.uk and is an adviser to Consumers for Health Choice and the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance.
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.
Diane is Acting Editor of Natural Products News. She is an experienced magazine editor (and past editor of NPN), author of several books on eco-friendly living, and has many years of experience working on policy and partnerships in the conservation sector.
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