Features

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

Beyond the little bottles

From yoghurt drinks to ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are a hot topic – but beyond the little bottles consumer confusion is rife.

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...

Colour pop

That old childhood adage ‘eat up your greens’ has moved on, writes Denise Barrett, to a new generation of rainbow-coloured superfoods.

Special Feature: Natural petcare

Should eco-friendly pet products give retailers paws for thought? Matt Chittock takes a walk on the wild side to find out more. In the words...

Christmas stock in?

Kate Miller finds that for Xmas stock, it pays to plan ahead and maybe take a risk For most of us Firework Night means lots...

Cold Comfort

Customers coming in with sniffles and shivers? Luckily there’s plenty of relief on offer from the world of natural remedies, writes Matt Chittock. Where should...

Made to measure

Jane Wolfe enters the world of personalized wellness to discover what’s available to consumers wanting to take control of their health

The big yawn

Increased daylight hours, caffeine, alcohol and ‘screen time’ are contributing to the nation’s struggle for a decent night’s rest. But which city sleeps the...

A spot of bother

With conventional ‘solutions’ often exacerbating teenage skin conditions, Jane Wolfe finds out how young people can benefit from embarking on a natural journey Adolescents have...

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,...

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...

The protein revolution

Protein, protein everywhere – in powders, balls, bars, cereals, shakes and even popcorn. Jane Wolfe takes a look at what’s behind the boom in...

Destination detox

With negative reports regarding detox appearing in the media and claims regulations becoming more restrictive, Jane Wolfe takes a look at how the market...

Oil be back

A new generation of healthy oil brands are mixing foodie credibility with nutritional quality Healthy oils have always been the space on the health store...

Soft sell?

As more consumers seek alcohol-free, low-sugar and sustainably produced beverages, Jane Wolfe speaks with some natural and organic soft drinks brands to discover how...

Celebrating organic

Organic September, the Soil Association’s month-long celebration of all things organic, offers a fantastic opportunity for independents to boost takings and reach out to...

Free for all

As the free-from sector continues to thrive and innovate, Jane Wolfe discovers how consumers of this ever expanding category have differing but specific wants...

Living skincare

Scientists delve deeper to unlock the secrets of perfect skin and discover how microbiology is shaping the future of the beauty industry. Words by Julia...

Below the belt

As evidence builds that good gut health is crucial to overall good health, Kate Miller looks at how the health food sector is helping...

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...