Food Focus

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

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  • Features

    Fully functional

     Nov 7, 2018  Jane Wolfe

    While sales of black tea falter, the market for health and wellness teas is flourishing as consumers continue to demand more from their brew. Jane Wolfe mugs up on the functional tea sector 

  • Alcohol

    Everything’s looking rosé

     Sep 26, 2018  Rosie Greenaway

    Rosie Greenaway raises her glass to an ample organic, vegan, free-from and Fairtrade alcohol offer, and learns how mainstream trends are finding their way into this booming category 

  • Features

    Recipe for success

     Aug 29, 2018  Matt Chittock

    From ready-wrapped vegan sandwiches to an array of healthy snacks, the lunch sector is good to go in natural health stores, as Brits shun packed lunches for pre-prepped convenience foods – and the sector is becoming increasingly competitive, writes Matt Chittock (more…)




This year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe was the perfect place to get a comprehensive insight into how the free-from sector is performing – evolving, innovating and rethinking its health credentials. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)

May 15, 2018 Continue Reading

Live & kicking

The health benefits of fermented food and drink provide a strong pull to consumers, but to achieve widespread acceptance in the UK, Jane Wolfe discovers that great taste is paramount (more…)

Apr 18, 2018 Continue Reading

Behind bars

With producers facing a number of challenges – including increased competition, the uncertainty of Brexit trade negotiations and environmental issues – Jane Wolfe takes a look at the future of the UK chocolate market (more…)

Mar 14, 2018 Continue Reading

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…)

Dec 22, 2016 Continue Reading

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…)

Jul 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, […]

Dec 4, 2015 Continue Reading

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