Sainsbury’s new fair trade pilot disempowers farmers says Fairtrade Foundation
The Fairtrade Foundation won’t be involved in the new Sainsbury’s Foundation tea pilot due to concerns that it fails to meet core principles of Fairtrade.
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Pai Skincare, the London-based sensitive skin care brand, has closed a £3.45m (€4m/USD4.5m) Series A...
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Just a Dash
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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...
The spirit of Organix
Founded in 1992 by Lizzie Vann, organic children’s food brand Organix is celebrating its 25th...
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...
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 Europe, our 60-second ‘show highlights’ video will hopefully give you a flavour of this year’s fast-paced and inspirational event.
“Engaging authentically with customers – that’s our big opportunity”
“Engaging authentically with our customers – that’s our big opportunity as independent retailers.” So says...
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...
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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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