Features

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

Eat, sleep, move, repeat

Rosie Greenaway shares a checklist of products which health stores could offer to active lifestyle enthusiasts.

Anxiety attack

While lockdown is over for many, some people are experiencing a very personal type of lockdown, reports Kate Miller.

From distress to de-stress

Whether it’s with shamanic healing, ear seeds or adaptogens, the world of natural de-stressing often draws on traditional wisdom.

Dairy-free delivers on innovation

The dairy-free category is being spurred on by innovation and the growing trend towards a plant-based diet. But amid the growth of dairy-free, independent...

Allergy in the UK

‘New to nature’ chemicals, industrial farming, over-processed food and excessive hygiene have all have been linked with the epidemic of allergy we’re seeing in...

Conscious catwalk

Fashion and beauty have always been intrinsically linked, and now, Jane Wolfe discovers, natural cosmetic brands and eco-conscious designers are teaming up to promote...

Down to the bone

th an ageing population bone and joint conditions are an unwelcome fact of life for growing numbers of people. Jane Wolfe says health stores...

Baby it’s you

With Britain undergoing something of a baby boom, retailers with good parent and baby categories in store are proving that they’re no dummies. Kate...

Food of the gods

Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway In a growing...

Best bar none

With small chocolate producers choosing to trade directly, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the rise in artisan bean to bar chocolatiers who are putting cocoa farmers’ welfare before profit 

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.

The daily dose

From canned drinks to oral sprays, Rosie Greenaway discovers it’s not all pill-popping when it comes to keeping deficiencies at bay

Covering all bases

Rosie Greenaway tests out the newest eco living launches, from furoshiki-inspired gift-wrap to vegan pillowcases.

A quest for equity

Women have suffered years of neglect by the healthcare system with symptoms dismissed, inconsistent treatment and a lack of research.

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...

Putting the stress on stress

With around 65% of adults reported to experience stress or anxiety, Jane Wolfe seeks out some naturally calming influences The Health & Safety Executive’s definition...

Good to go

Ready to help your customers avoid common getaway ailments? Matt Chittock discovers the natural essentials that experts recommend to enjoy a happy, healthy holiday Holidays...

The Passenger

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, Jane Wolfe looks at what natural solutions should be packed, and preventative measures taken, to increase the chances...

Cool for cats (and dogs)

Are you making the most of the pooch pound? Do you even have a pet section? If not, you probably should. Animal-loving Brits are...

The carbon pawprint

A far cry from the proverbial dogs’ dinner, the pet industry is now booming with healthier and greener options. From zero waste shampoo bars...