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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.

Well oiled

Healthy oils is the perfect example of a natural and organic category with crossover appeal to both foodies and health consumers. Healthy oils is a...

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More and more natural and organic businesses are using social networking sites — Twitter, Facebook and the rest. But what exactly are they using it...

Chewing the fat

There’s a wealth of healthy and natural products available for shoppers that want to fight the flab and detox safely The UK is going through...

Tackling taboos

With ethical alternatives now appealing to a wider audience, and with a broader choice of natural, organic, safer and more transparent personal care products...

Happy, healthy holidays

Sarah Callard explores the market for natural holiday health products for your more adventurous travelers Holidays and travel in general are a much bigger part...

Child’s play

With the increasing struggles of the NHS driving consumers towards over-the-counter alternatives to prescriptions, Julia Zaltzman browses the aisles for the products which bring...

Oil change

The nutritional oils category has reinvented itself in recent years – and it’s providing independent health stores with a brilliant opportunity Not so long ago...

The power of sour

While not yet mainstream, and certainly not new, fermented foods were heralded as one of the big trends of 2018 and continue to work...

Getting a rise

It’s the home baking ‘season’, so now’s time to create a stir and encourage your customers to bake up a storm Although research from Mintel...

Sustainable superfoods: from sea to tree

Whether you believe the term ‘superfood’ should exist or not, divided opinion hasn’t stopped natural product brands from marketing a raft of products aimed...

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).

Land of confusion

Allergy season may be approaching but, as Kate Miller discovers, following a number of recent high-profile cases of anaphylaxis there’s an altogether more serious...

Freestyle

This year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe was the perfect place to get a comprehensive insight into how the free-from sector is performing –...

Living the low impact life

Increasingly consumers are looking to lead a low impact life – so what can you do to attract the green-minded shopper?  More and more people...

Winter wonders

From plummeting temperatures to party trends, Matt Chittock discovers how natural and organic brands are helping shoppers renew and replenish stressed-out skin through the...

Embracing the menopause

Ahead of her talk at camexpo, Dr Marilyn Glenville talks about her uniquely natural approach to helping women through the menopause. Menopause is a fact...

Going with your gut

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

Right on the honey

The market for ‘products from the hive’ is growing steadily as consumers wise up to the amazing health benefits of bee products – and...

On the first day of Christmas…

Christmas may seem like a snowflake on the horizon, but if you want to spread some seasonal joy and rake in those festive pounds you’d...

Born free

Gone are the days when a product simply needed to carry a ‘free-from’ label; brands now need to meet exacting standards and appeal to...