Features

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

Superfoods

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a superfood! Jane Wolfe looks at how the indies are dealing with this soaring...

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 –...

Nurture through nature

From pregnancy massage oils to baby toys made from sustainable materials, today’s parents are turning their backs on synthetics in favour of a more natural approach, reports Claire Lavelle 

Nature has the answer

As we continue to face COVID-19 challenges, organic is enjoying growth. Emily McCoy hears why the Organic September campaign says nature has the answer.

A balancing act

Adaptogens have been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years, but the term was coined by toxicologist Nikolai Lazarev in 1958. 

Trade talks

Jim Manson talks to British brands boldly breaking into new global export markets in the post-Brexit trade era.

Making a stand for children’s health

A perfect storm of health challenges means indies have a bigger role than ever to play in protecting kids' health prospects writes Jim Manson 

No snackisfaction?

Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet Snacking is...

The K word

With celebrity followers helping boost its appeal the keto diet is still very much in vogue. But does it sit comfortably within the natural health sector?

A healthy balance

Kate Miller looks at diet and detox and how important it is for natural product retailers to offer sound advice in this area If you’re...

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...

The popular face of Ayurveda

Ayurveda hasn’t yet reached its full market potential in the UK, but the increasing number of skincare solutions incorporating Ayurvedic principles may provide an...

Pick of the products 2019

One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s...

Start the day right

Rosie Greenaway finds out which breakfast staples have been kickstarting the day in lockdown kitchens around the UK. 

Plant-based profusion

With celebs investing in vegan brands, certified launches rising and availability improving, the plant-based sector has never looked healthie

Milestone moments

As Veganuary hits a major milestone, Rosie Greenaway interviews one brand which has been driving meat-free innovation for 30 years.

Vote veggie!

As the Vegetarian Society launches its Kinder Food Policy, we find out why more consumers than ever are voting veggie at the checkout. With National...

Gut feeling

Matt Chittock discovers the best natural approaches to help bloated consumers get back to balance. Do your customers complain about pain or irritability in...

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...

Nailing it!

The hair, eyes, skin and nails category can be a big seller as customers seek out beauty from within. Consumers are coming round to the...