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The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

Let’s have your organic facts!

Kew-based retailer Oliver’s is calling on industry insiders and organic pioneers to come forward with their most compelling organic facts. Owner, Sara Novakovic, explains: “For...

Derek Shrimpton “a great friend and supporter” has died

Dr Derek Shrimpton, the distinguished biochemist and former Honorary Scientific Adviser to the HFMA, has died aged 83. Dr Shrimpton read natural science at the...

On the buses!

Viridian Nutrition is launching its first ever advertising campaign on the London buses. Featuring the company’s best-selling High Five Multivitamin & Mineral, the campaign is...

Ekinalife is Bio-Health THR number seven

Kent-based Bio-Health has secured its seventh Traditional Herbal Registration (THR). Ekinalife, a blend of the potent pururea and pallida species of echinacea, is described by...

Organic beauty products mired in “myth and confusion”

Leading beauty journalist Alice Hart-Davis claims organic and natural beauty products are mired in “myth and confusion”. Writing in the Daily Mail, Hart-Davis cites a...

Organic beauty products mired in “myth and confusion”

Leading beauty journalist Alice Hart-Davis claims organic and natural beauty products are mired in “myth and confusion”. Writing in the Daily Mail, Hart-Davis cites a...

BHMA welcomes “new era” for herbal medicines

The British Herbal Medicine Association (BHMA) says that the advantages of the new system of Traditional Herbal Registrations (THRs) will become increasingly evident after...

BHMA welcomes “new era” for herbal medicines

The British Herbal Medicine Association (BHMA) says that the advantages of the new system of Traditional Herbal Registrations (THRs) will become increasingly evident after...

LoveLula and Zuneta become Zulu Beauty

Pioneering online natural beauty retailer LoveLula is teaming up with luxury e-tailing site Zuneta to form a new online alliance. Founders Claire Braithwaite and Zu...

CAM delegation given brush-off at emergency ASA meeting

A joint delegation from the Alliance for Natural Health International (ANH-Intl) and the Complementary Medicine Association (CMA) says it was given the brush-off when...

Top consumer trends expert to talk at organic trade briefing

Top consumer trends expert, Ed Garner, and Ocado’s Zak Watts will join Soil Association director, Helen Browning, on the speaker panel at the next...

Weleda – 90 years young

How many 90-year-olds look as good as Weleda? A health store staple that's crossed over into spas, beauty boutiques and supermarkets without compromising its core...

New natural spa range launches

Who can resist a good launch party? Certainly not the friends and clients of Uniquely Organic EcoSpa in Hove, East Sussex. They flocked to the...

Make your vote count!

Inventive. Genuine. Revolutionary. These are just some of the ways you’ve described the people you've already nominated for our Who’s Who in Natural Beauty list...

National diet survey exposes children’s poor eating habits

A new government survey shows that while adults are eating close to the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables, many children’s diets are...

Suppliers get into the swing for children’s charity

Suppliers are being invited to attend a charity golf and summer ball hosted by NBTY Europe, the parent company of Holland & Barrett, Julian...

‘Status marketing’ turning organic into its own antithesis

Corporate style ‘status marketing’ is in danger of turning organic food and farming into its own antithesis, claims the journalist and film-maker Tom Levitt. Writing...

Provamel to launch oat and almond variants

Provamel is to unveil two new additions to its heath trade-exclusive range of organic, dairy-free alternatives with the launch of an oat and an...

GET SMART: Get along to retailer event of the year

Competition on the high street is tougher than ever. You couldn’t work any harder if you tried, and there are literally no more hours...

'Little Waitrose' just got bigger

Waitrose says it plans to significantly expand its convenience store business over the next 18 months, reports supermarket.co.uk. The upmarket grocer is aiming to open...