Features

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

Know your flow

In recognition of International Women’s Day and Endometriosis Awareness Month, Charlee Singleton explores what’s new in the world of menstrual health in 2024. If it...

Wave goodbye to synthetics with Community Clothing’s plastic free, compostable sportswear...

Community Clothing, the sustainable clothing brand and social enterprise by Scottish fashion designer and self-described “polymer-nerd” Patrick Grant, has launched a range of 100%...

Steakholder Foods Unveils ‘Industry-First’ 3D-Printed Vegan Eel

4 Mins Read Israeli startup Steakholder Foods has unveiled the industry’s first 3D-printed eel to battle an industry riddled with overfishing and facing the...

Netflix Series ‘You Are What You Eat’: Vegan Diet Benefits Includes...

6 Mins Read Just months after a study of identical twins recording the effects of meat-eating and vegan diets, You Are What You Eat,...

Nūmi: Cultivated Breast Milk Startup Raises €3M in Pre-Seed Funding, Plans...

4 Mins Read Nūmi, a French startup making breast milk from cell-cultured mammary glands, has raised €3M in pre-seed funding to expand its R&D...

Patent Pending: Paleo Eyes Booming Animal-Free Pet Food Market with Precision-Fermented...

5 Mins Read Belgian precision fermentation startup Paleo is venturing into the pet food market, having filed what it claims is the world’s first...

Green gift guide

Jo Caird shops around for sustainable, nifty and nostalgic goods to gift this Christmas Shopping sustainably is important year-round but never more so than at...

The remedy revolution

A format innovation bug is spreading through the natural health winter wellness sector like wildfire. Matt Chittock catches the latest trends shaping the category...

Menu du jour

Emily McCoy dons her chef’s hat and does an inventory of the health store ingredients and products helping turn novice home cooks into Masterchef...

Seaweed: the forgotten food

Jane Wolfe dives into the world of seaweed to discover how its nutritional value, sustainable credentials and varied applications

Eat smart, stay sharp

Studies show how a healthy diet and targeted supplementation can help us stay mentally sharp, calm and energized as we age, says Jim Manson.  

Grazing on goodness

Kate Miller grazes on the £5.2 billion snack market and translates what TikTok’s ‘girl dinner’ is all about.

Restoring equilibrium

Jane Wolfe unearths an independent retailer’s view of adaptogens and gleans some wisdom from expert speakers at Shroom Me Up! held at NOPEX.

Making a stand for children’s health

A perfect storm of health challenges means indies have a bigger role than ever to play in protecting kids' health prospects writes Jim Manson 

50 years of loving organic

Organic September springs back onto the scene, bringing a multifaceted approach to ‘raise awareness, drive reappraisal and inspire action’.

Making a splash

Matt Chittock learns how brands are reshaping how we consume and conserve water and how initiatives are sustaining communities who need it.

A matter of balance

Jane Wolfe confirms that good nutrition remains the cornerstone for healthy weight management and gut microbe composition can be a factor.

Taking function further

Tough trading conditions may risk stifling functional drinks NPD, but where there’s passion and ambition, growth is still possible.

The free-from phenomenon

This year’s NOPEX was the perfect lens through which to discover trailblazing new free-from market trends, Denise Barrett discovered.

Wellbeing meets wanderlust

Rosie Greenaway packs her bags and heads off in search of new scenery with natural products in tow to maintain wellbeing on the road.