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

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.

Inflammation: the silent assassin

Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.

Inside insomnia

A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.

Deep freeze

Ever wondered how to make ice cream so smooth even the toughest connoisseur would be fooled? Yorica is here to explain (some of) its secrets to success.

Operation Healthy Lockdown

As health stores find themselves on the frontline of a national effort to keep the UK nourished, Jim Manson reports on Operation Healthy Lockdown.

After the gold rush

CBD is the fastest growing category the natural products sector has ever known. But a new phase is being ushered in, Jim Manson reports.

Keeping a clear head

The market for low- and no-alcohol drinks is booming thanks to a clear-headed millennial market of discerning soberistas, Claire Lavelle reports.

Come fly with me …

With mounting appreciation of the negative environmental cost of flying, how can consumers help protect themselves and the planet when taking to the skies?

The rise of clean and conscious beauty

The Natural Beauty & Spa Show is back at ExCeL London. Do you have the date in your diary? Okay, great. Now let us inspire you with what to expect … 

Beauty without …

Beauty packaging, water, excess ingredients, pollutants ... there is a huge amount of interest in the ‘zero waste’ movement, but it’s not a simple concept.

Summer lovin’

From topping up a tan and soothing sunburnt skin to luscious lashes and salty tresses, the natural beauty industry has summer in the (beach) bag.

Eco-ooh baby!

As we become more aware of our environmental impact, even the newest arrival can get in on the act. Alice Wright explores options for parents going green.

Feel free

Kate Miller dives into the free-from sector and discovers the traditional Russian ingredients and improved nutritional profile changing the UK’s free-from scene The free-from sector is...

What’s noo?

Personal experience is fuelling a fresh wave of natural nootropics to help consumers back to mental balance, says Matt Chittock For some in the natural...

In a pickle

From kombucha to kraut, and kimchi to kefir, the fermented market is alive and kicking. Rosie Greenaway discovers the ancient art of fermenting and...

Back on track

Bone up on joint health with Matt Chittock for all the latest and traditional approaches to keeping customers standing tall Are you sitting uncomfortably? Then...

Say yes to sustainable sex

With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming...