Food Focus

From the pages of Natural Products News we bring you our respected monthly food focus feature

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Larder love

Basic store cupboard ingredients are still money-spinners in the natural food world. Holly Bourne peers inside the larder to see what products are flying off shop shelves and onto home ones. (more…)

December 22, 2016 Continue Reading
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Stirring the pot

The tea sector is being shaken up by an increasing number of functional, speciality and green teas, but there is still room for black teas, as long as the quality is right. Jane Wolfe sees what’s brewing (more…)

October 17, 2016 Continue Reading
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Organic September

Organic September – the UK’s biggest campaign dedicated to growing the organic market – is just around the corner, and this year will see an enhanced targeted consumer digital and media campaign designed to take the organic message to as many people as possible (more…)

July 13, 2016 Continue Reading
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Rising to the challenge

The Great British Bake-Off achieved a peak audience of 14.5 million this year, indicating that home baking fever isn’t cooling. Or rather it may be, but only temperature-wise, as one of the big trends in the natural home baking sector is … well, not baking. “One of the biggest trends is raw,” says Mark Hubbard, […]

December 4, 2015 Continue Reading
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Fruit of the palm

Jane Wolfe cracks open the ever-growing coconut sector and finds out what is driving the use of this versatile ingredient and what potential problems its massive popularity may bring (more…)

July 15, 2015 Continue Reading
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Get ready to Organic Your September

The Soil Association’s month-long Organic September campaign presents retailers, wholesalers and organic businesses with an ideal opportunity to spread awareness of organic as well as increase sales and gain new customers. Figures from Nielsen released in October last year showed that sales of organic food and drink through UK supermarkets were in excess of £100 […]

July 3, 2015 Continue Reading
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Softly softly

With the summer sun (hopefully) on its way and a mass of innovative new products arriving on the market, it’s time to refresh your customers with a range of natural, healthy drinks (more…)

April 24, 2015 Continue Reading
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Ready for Brekkie?

With numerous studies linking missing breakfast to poor health – including obesity, coronary heart disease and high blood sugar – healthier and on-the-go options are on the up (more…)

April 24, 2015 Continue Reading
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Raw power

Raw food has blossomed within the natural food sector in the last few years, but will it remain the preserve of the natural health food retailer? Jane Wolfe takes a look (more…)

January 28, 2015 Continue Reading
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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 new customers (more…)

July 21, 2014 Continue Reading
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