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Jane Wolfe

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Natural Products News deputy editor Jane Wolfe re-joined NPN in 2013 having previously worked for the magazine as a sub and freelance journalist from its Steyning beginnings.

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  • company-news
    Weleda celebrates 30 years of happy bottoms!

    May 18, 2015 Company News, News

    Weleda’s Calendula Nappy Change Cream is celebrating 30 years on the market this summer. Starring in Weleda’s Top ten best seller list since 2000, and holding the No 1 or No 2 spot from 2007 onwards, the mums’ and midwives’ favourite includes extracts of organic golden calendula grown in Weleda’s biodynamic herb gardens, together with […]

  • industry-news
    Uni student preps online natural skincare store

    May 18, 2015 Industry News, News

    22-year-old Birmingham University student Marija Sakalauskaite has received funding from the European Regional Development Fund to start a natural skincare company, Skin You Love. Sakalauskaite won the funding through participation in the SPEED Plus project, organized by BCU Business School, and is now working on her business project, My Skin Story – an online shop […]

  • industry-news
    A little bite of beauty

    May 18, 2015 Industry News, News

    Rebecca Goodyear Health & Beauty has launched Biteable Beautique, an online shop specializing in natural and organic beauty products. The site also includes a weekly blog series dedicated to informing consumers about the best natural products to use from head to toe. Goodyear’s mission is to revolutionize the way people perceive natural beauty products, help […]

  • industry-news
    Organic Monitor: Green brands should expand beyond specialist retail

    May 15, 2015 Industry News

    Ahead of its Sustainable Foods Summit and Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, Organic Monitor research has found the most successful green brands to be those who have extended distribution into the mainstream. Despite considerable consumer interest, the majority of sustainable products have low market share, says the company, giving as an example the fact that natural products […]

  • industry-news
    Dr Kartar Lalvani wins Maurice Hanssen Award of Honour

    May 15, 2015 Industry News

    The Health Food Manufacturers’ Association (HFMA) has named Dr Kartar Lalvani OBE as the winner of this year’s Maurice Hanssen Award of Honour. The HFMA said that Dr Lalvani won the award for his passion and innovation in helping to shape the industry throughout his professional life. Dr Lalvani founded Vitabiotics in 1972, launching the company’s […]

  • company-news
    Mini nom nom’s spice up kids’ ready-meals

    May 15, 2015 Company News

    New children’s food brand Mini nom nom’s recently introduced a five-strong range of world cuisine ready meals for kids. Having already won Best New Brand or Business, Best New Children’s Food and Best New Concept at IFE 2015, the brand says it aims to revolutionize the children’s ready meal sector. The health-focused exotic meals provide […]

  • company-news
    News in Brief

    May 14, 2015 Company News

    Of The Earth Superfoods has won its very first award after its Freeze Dried Acerolla Cherry power was voted Best Health Care product in the Natural & Organic Business Awards 2015. The Little Smoked Food Company has launched its Moorish Smokey-ish Original Humous and Moorish Devil-ish Chilli Harissa Humous in 35g snack pot sizes complete […]

  • company-news
    Go scent-free this summer

    May 14, 2015 Company News, News

    Green People has introduced two new products ready for the summer: Scent Free Sun Lotion SPF 30 and Organic Children Scent Free Sun Lotion SPF 30 to offer natural broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection for even the most sensitive skin. Containing antioxidants and vitamins A, C and E through the inclusion of green tea, olive, avocado […]

  • company-news
    Beauty Bites

    May 14, 2015 Company News, News

    UrbanVeda’s Radiance Body Wash has been Highly Commended at the Natural Health International Beauty Awards 2015. Passion for Natural has introduced 100% organic Aloe Vera Gel and Aloe Vera Lotion containing vitamins, minerals and amino acids to support the skin after sun exposure. At the recent Gentle Parenting Awards Weleda finished up with no less […]

  • company-news
    Tyrrell’s refreshes packs to increase brand recognition

    May 13, 2015 Company News

    Tyrell’s crisp brand has carried out a package refresh to roll out this month in a bid to increase brand and flavour recognition. The eccentric black and white photos, which are a signature of the brand, remain on-pack but have been tweaked with splashes of colour and a bolder typeface. “Our new design will benefit […]

  • company-news
    Giving it some Gusto

    May 13, 2015 Company News

    Europe’s first organic, Fairtrade, low-calorie cola launches this month in the form of Gusto Cola, described as ‘craft cola in a can’, developed by Craig Sams, founder of Green & Black’s. At 49 calories per 335ml can, the drink blends botanicals and spices, including cola nut, vanilla, neroli, cinnamon, nutmeg and coriander, and is sweetened […]

  • company-news
    Aduna introduces miracle bar

    May 13, 2015 Company News

    Aduna has launched its latest snack bar – the Moringa Green Superleaf Energy Bar – made with 100% organic raw fruit and nut combined with a teaspoon of Aduna Moringa Superleaf Powder. The cold-pressed ‘Miracle Bar’ contains mangos, cashew nuts, ginger and moringa powder and is free from preservatives, additives, gluten, dairy, wheat and refined […]

  • company-news
    Yorkshire Provender joins the singles scene

    May 13, 2015 Company News

    The latest offer from small-batch natural soup company Yorkshire Provender is a range of single portion soups aimed at the convenience market. The 380g pots feature insulated sleeves for microwave heating and are available in three flavours: the newly launched Citrus Herb Broth with Noodles & Quinoa – at 80 calories a pot it is […]

  • company-news
    HayMax supersizes

    May 13, 2015 Company News

    HayMax has launched a giant new display box for its organic allergen barrier balm to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the brand. The box has been designed by 11-year-old schoolgirl Sky who won a competition last summer at the Allergy Show that aimed to get children and adults to engage with the brand and raise […]

  • company-news
    Bio-Kult launches infant health campaign

    May 13, 2015 Company News

    Bio-Kult has launched a campaign to raise awareness of how probiotics and vitamin D can boost immunity from the very earliest stage of a baby’s life. The From Birth and Beyond initiative features the character of infant health expert Lenny the Lamb and incorporates educational marketing material for independent retailers including posters, shelf edgers and […]

  • features
    A chance to shine

    May 13, 2015 Features, Special feature

    Strong eco credentials and chemical-free attributes make green household and home products a natural fit for health food stores (more…)

  • features
    Beautiful people

    May 13, 2015 Features, Natural Beauty features

    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…)

  • industry-news
    Tree of Life launches bespoke own-label service for retailers

    May 12, 2015 Industry News

    Natural and organic wholesaler Tree of Life has launched a bespoke own-label service for retail customers. The service enables customers to create an own-label range of up to 100 pre-packed products, ranging from nuts and seeds, beans and pulses to dried fruit and snacks. The branding service covers key lines, including a large proportion of […]

  • retail-news
    Dandelion keeps on cooking!

    May 12, 2015 Retail News

    After closing its doors for the final time just over a week ago, the owners of South London health store Dandelion have announced the publication of The Dandelion Cookbook in June. The book is being self-published, funded through Kickstarter, and features 150 of the healthy recipes that owners Kate Sawyer and Claire Bateman offered in […]

  • industry-news
    Man up…

    May 12, 2015 Industry News, News

    Last week saw the launch of ManOrganic, described as the first online grooming destination with a natural and organic offer dedicated exclusively to men. Developed by the specialists behind LoveLula, the site offers handpicked ethical natural and organic brands including established favourites like REN and Dr Hauschka alongside new brands including Elements and Preserve. ManOrganic […]

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