In a category abounding with innovation and choice, it’s the brands combining the obvious health credentials with sustainability and provenance that are top of the healthy oils menu for 2018. Sharna Waid reports (more…)
The latest Special Features from the pages of Natural Products News – the leading trade magazine for the natural and organic products industry.
Although medicinal mushrooms are becoming more widely appreciated, there are some hurdles to get over if they’re to really come into their own says Jane Wolfe (more…)
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 increasingly concerned about what goes into their pets’ food – especially in light of a rising obesity problem – and they are seeking out natural options. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Kate Miller finds that for Xmas stock, it pays to plan ahead and maybe take a risk (more…)
Jane Wolfe looks at the current big health issues affecting children and asks what natural solutions health stores can offer concerned parents (more…)
The market for ‘products from the hive’ is growing steadily as consumers wise up to the amazing health benefits of bee products – and the vital ecological role that bees play (more…)
New mums and dads can be some of the best customers you’ll ever have. And if you can help make their pressured lives a bit easier, you’ll have them for life (more…)
Christmas may seem like a snowflake on the horizon, but if you want to spread some seasonal joy and rake in those festive pounds you’d better get organized (more…)
From propolis to pollen, honey to royal jelly, bee products are still performing well within the natural health trade, despite numerous threats to the little buzzers. Jane Wolfe takes a look at what’s happening in the hive (more…)
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 Miller finds out more (more…)
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…)
Strong eco credentials and chemical-free attributes make green household and home products a natural fit for health food stores (more…)
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 Macmillan Cancer Support reported that a brisk walk of just one mile a day could help cancer patients slash their risk from dying of the disease. “Physical activity is a […]
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 and after pregnancy being of paramount importance to the health of both mother and child, and correct nutrition is critical. “This is absolutely crucial as a mum’s diet will help […]
Increasingly consumers are looking to lead a low impact life – so what can you do to attract the green-minded shopper? (more…)
Consumers can avoid a cabinet of horrors by picking the best the natural and organic category has to offer, says Matt Chittock (more…)
The green cleaning sector is defying the doldrums on the high street and offering retailers more and better products than ever (more…)
More and more natural and organic businesses are using social networking sites — Twitter, Facebook and the rest. (more…)
Vitamin brand told not to repeat COVID-19 claims
May 27, 2020 Jim Manson
Vitamin brand Revival Shots has had social media ads banned by the Advertising Standards Authority for making ‘misleading’ COVID-19 claims.
Lockdown sparks appetite for health and wellness content, says YouGov
Magazine app Readly’s new Wellness Barometer reports a shift in public reading habits during the coronavirus crisis, with health and wellness centre stage.
Income often higher on organic farms says SA report
A Soil Association report reveals that although business output is similar on organic and non-organic farms, net farm income is often higher on organic.
Viridian champions health stores with radio campaign
Viridian Nutrition has launched a new campaign to boost awareness of health food stores as ‘a community resource and hub for preventative care’.
April 28, 2020 Jane Wolfe
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
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.
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.
After the gold rush
CBD is the fastest growing category the natural products sector has ever known. But a new phase is being ushered in, Jim Manson reports.
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
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Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]