Features

The latest features from the pages of Natural Products News – the leading trade magazine for the natural and organic products industry.

Under pressure

After a challenging 2020, Jane Wolfe looks at the cumulative effect that concerns around COVID have had on the nation’s stress levels.

Going with your gut

Rosie Greenaway takes notes from digestive health experts about how listening to your body is key for optimum gut health.

Best of British

In light of COVID and the uncertainty around Brexit with regard to food safety, consumers are increasingly appreciative of British producers and attracted to...

NATRUE joins British Beauty Council

NATRUE has announced that Mark Smith has been appointed to represent it on the affiliate board of the British Beauty Council (BBC).

Fit for purpose

How has the sports nutrition category changed to help customers stay active through COVID-19? Matt Chittock finds out

A clean sweep

Jane Wolfe looks at the consequences of lockdown on diet and the solutions health stores can offer to provide a cleanse to bodies and minds.  

From strength to strength

Ahead of Veganuary, Rosie Greenaway catches up with Toni Vernelli about how the pandemic has boosted interest in plant-based living.

Double digits

Hands have had a rough time recently and feet have been left neglected - time to make hands happy and feet fabulous, says Jane Wolfe.

Come as you are

Natural beauty has progressed in terms of products but does it still have a way to go with inclusivity? Sharna Waid investigates. 

The long and short of it

Good hair means more than liking your cut; it’s about healthy minds and a healthy planet. Rosie Greenaway meets the experts pushing for both.

Home comforts

Whether replicating the coffee shop experience at home, or hooking up on Zoom for a cuppa, hot drinks this year are all about home comforts.

Staying present

In the midst of a pandemic, Rosie Greenaway reveals the Christmas collections waiting to bring a smile to Brits’ faces.

A winter like no other

In a year characterized by the coronavirus, how will winter 2020 lookfor the natural remedies sector? Kate Miller speaks to the experts

Viva la vulva!

Jane Wolfe finds out that natural self-care brands are taking on the challenge to educate and change attitudes towards intimate health

An apple a day

The market for apple cider vinegar products has exploded in recent years. Jo Caird finds out why What if, instead of eating the forbidden fruit,...

Playgrounds and pandemics

As parents prepare to drop their children off at the school gates after a prolonged period of homeschooling, nerves will run high over kids’ wellbeing.

Nature has the answer

As we continue to face COVID-19 challenges, organic is enjoying growth. Emily McCoy hears why the Organic September campaign says nature has the answer.

Sustainability: stemming the tide

Recent pressure from the plastics industry to delay single-use plastic bans amid questions of safety during COVID-19 may signal a dangerous backslide, but Jane...

Know the drill

Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.

The art of healthy baking

Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.