Breaking bad

Bone and joint health issues are a worry for many modern consumers – so it’s great news that the natural health industry has cooked up some trusted solutions, says Matt Chittock. (more…)

July 14, 2015 Continue Reading

Get ready to Organic Your September

The Soil Association’s month-long Organic September campaign presents retailers, wholesalers and organic businesses with an ideal opportunity to spread awareness of organic as well as increase sales and gain new customers. Figures from Nielsen released in October last year showed that sales of organic food and drink through UK supermarkets were in excess of £100 […]

July 3, 2015 Continue Reading

Beautiful people

As more consumers look for natural and organic beauty solutions, there’s an increasing demand for reassurance through certification, reduced chemicals and highly effective and innovative formulations. Jane Wolfe takes a look at how the sector is rising to the challenge (more…)

May 13, 2015 Continue Reading

Down to the bone

th an ageing population bone and joint conditions are an unwelcome fact of life for growing numbers of people. Jane Wolfe says health stores are often – rightly – a first port of call for those seeking help (more…)

May 2, 2015 Continue Reading

The Passenger

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, Jane Wolfe looks at what natural solutions should be packed, and preventative measures taken, to increase the chances of a relaxing and trouble-free break (more…)

May 1, 2015 Continue Reading

Softly softly

With the summer sun (hopefully) on its way and a mass of innovative new products arriving on the market, it’s time to refresh your customers with a range of natural, healthy drinks (more…)

April 24, 2015 Continue Reading

Ready for Brekkie?

With numerous studies linking missing breakfast to poor health – including obesity, coronary heart disease and high blood sugar – healthier and on-the-go options are on the up (more…)

April 24, 2015 Continue Reading

Raw power

Raw food has blossomed within the natural food sector in the last few years, but will it remain the preserve of the natural health food retailer? Jane Wolfe takes a look (more…)

January 28, 2015 Continue Reading

Let’s get physical

Sports nutrition NPD is at an all time high as brands respond to emerging active lifestyle trends, writes Jim Manson Last month, researchers working for Macmillan Cancer Support reported that a brisk walk of just one mile a day could help cancer patients slash their risk from dying of the disease. “Physical activity is a […]

August 31, 2014 Continue Reading

Family matters

Planning ahead Parenthood starts way before you hear the patter of tiny feet, with what you put into your body before as well as during and after pregnancy being of paramount importance to the health of both mother and child, and correct nutrition is critical. “This is absolutely crucial as a mum’s diet will help […]

July 21, 2014 Continue Reading