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    NPE: ‘The window to the future’

     April 18, 2019  Rosie Greenaway

    Dubbed ‘The window to the future’ by independent retailer John McKee – director of Hanover Health Foods – Natural & Organic Products Europe has announced a 3% rise in attendance figures for 2019, with an attendance of 10,298 over the two-day show at ExCeL.

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    Infinity Foods issues statement on plastics

     April 12, 2019  Jane Wolfe

    Sussex-based co-op Infinity Foods has released a statement around its stance on plastic packaging to offer a detailed answer to the question it is frequently asked: why is its own label range not packed in biodegradable or compostable material?

  • Company News

    Wessanen €885MN buyout bid offers ‘longer-term horizon and stability’

       Jane Wolfe

    On Wednesday (10 April) Wessanen announced a conditional agreement on a recommended all-cash public offer by a consortium of PAI Partners SAS and Charles Jobson of  €11.50 per issued and outstanding share of the healthy food company.

  • Company News

    BetterYou launches environmental enterprise

     April 11, 2019  Jane Wolfe

    Natural health brand BetterYou has unveiled its Better Planet Project – an initiative through which the brand is seeking to reduce its environmental footprint and reliance on non-sustainable resources.

  • Company News

    Double victory at Sainsbury’s NPE beauty pitch

       Jane Wolfe

    On Monday, the inaugural Sainsbury’s Beauty & Wellbeing Live Innovation Pitch took place at Natural & Organic Products Europe, with the multiple deciding to choose not one but two beauty brands to attend a meeting at Sainsbury’s HQ and potentially land a listing.



News in brief

Seed and Bean has landed a new listing with online retailer Ocado for eight of its bars, including Cornish Sea Salt, Coconut & Raspberry, Mandarin & Ginger, Lemon & Cardamom and Aromatic Fennel. New to the UK, Brynmor gluten-free flapjacks are baked in Wales and available in varieties including Salted Caramel Protein, Golden Syrup Protein […]

April 5, 2019 Continue Reading

Brands set to wow top retailers at NPE

Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE) is doubling-down on innovation this year, confirming that two of the UK’s biggest retailers – Holland & Barrett (back for the fourth year) and Sainsbury’s (new for 2019) – will each host live ‘innovation pitching’ sessions at the London ExCeL show on Monday 8 April.

April 3, 2019 Continue Reading

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