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

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 

A tale of two toothbrushes

The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find...

A sting in the tail?

Bee products are still flying off the shelves – but, asks Matt Chittock, will the vegan revolution prove a sting in the tail?  Bee products...

Best of British

In light of COVID and the uncertainty around Brexit with regard to food safety, consumers are increasingly appreciative of British producers and attracted to...

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...

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.

Sparking the passion, naturally

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s a momentous time of love and lust. With a broadening range of sexual wellbeing products on the market, Sharna Waid looks into which natural remedies retailers should be exploring to support and empower their female customers’ confidence in the bedroom  

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...

Sustainability: stemming the tide

Recent pressure from the plastics industry to delay single-use plastic bans amid questions of safety during COVID-19 may signal a dangerous backslide, but Jane...

From baby bust to baby boom

Despite a predicted decline in birthrate, Kate Miller highlights the reasons why it’s always a good time to stock up on baby products 

Family matters

Planning ahead Parenthood starts way before you hear the patter of tiny feet, with what you put into your body before as well as during...

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...

Let’s get physical

Sports nutrition NPD is at an all time high as brands respond to emerging active lifestyle trends, writes Jim Manson Last month, researchers working for...

Operation Healthy Lockdown

As health stores find themselves on the frontline of a national effort to keep the UK nourished, Jim Manson reports on Operation Healthy Lockdown.

Running to the beet

The supplements fuelling the UK’s fastest runners are changing. Paul Halford jumps into the sports nutrition scene to see how natural products are helping to shave seconds off marathon times, and how the retail landscape is shifting

The whole package

Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock

Digital degeneration

Rosie Greenaway eyes up the impact of too much everyday screen time during multiple lockdowns on the health of our retinas.

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...

Say yes to sustainable sex

With consumers thinking more about their impact on the environment, it’s no surprise that the environmental impact of their sex lives is also coming...

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...