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The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

40 years of Good Stuff!

The sun shone, salsa dancers swayed and a jazz band swung as natural and organic suppliers gathered in Jubilee Square, Brighton on Saturday (July...

Low-calorie diet offers hope of cure for type 2 diabetes

Scientists at Newcastle University have shown that people with obesity related type 2 diabetes can be cured, at least temporarily, by keeping to a...

Low-calorie diet offers hope of cure for type 2 diabetes

Scientists at Newcastle University have shown that people with obesity related type 2 diabetes can be cured, at least temporarily, by keeping to a...

Comvita UK appointed to HFMA Council

Comvita UK general manager, Simon Pothecary, has joined the 12-strong Council of the HFMA (Health Food Manufacturers’ Association). Comvita UK Ltd, which produces natural health...

Union Market “relaxed” about having Whole Foods as neighbour

Union Market, the natural food store launched last year by organic farmer and business investor Tony Bromovsky, says it is “relaxed” at the prospect...

Natural Women in Business has new Facebook page

Natural Women in Business, the new social forum and discussion group for women in the natural and organic industry, has a brand new Facebook...

Faith in Nature wins new eco award

Leading natural products manufacturer – Faith in Nature – has just added to its growing number of awards for high environmental and ethical performance. This...

On the beauty desk: evolve Perfect Radiance Facial Polish

Looking for a new hero product to hail the Soil Association’s Organic September event? Then it might be time to switch your thinking from...

Savant pulls Udos’ Choice range out of Holland & Barrett

Savant Distribution, the UK importer of Udo’s Choice, says it is pulling its brands out of Holland & Barrett to focus attention on business...

Organic targets trimmed as M&S “recalibrates” Plan A

Marks & Spencer is scaling back some of its organic produce targets, reports Marketing Week. The high street retailer says it has been forced to...

Organic targets trimmed as M&S “recalibrates” Plan A

Marks & Spencer is scaling back some of its organic produce targets, reports Marketing Week. The high street retailer says it has been forced to...

Voting launched for Who’s Who in Natural Beauty 2012

The natural beauty industry is being invited to nominate the brightest personalities in the sector for the Who’s Who in Natural Beauty list 2012. Retailers,...

Who’s who in the natural beauty industry? You decide…

Do you know a natural beauty brand that deserves its time in the spotlight for a superb product range? Or how about a spa...

Survey helps disprove organic price myth

Expensive and elitist. That’s a perception which has been recently attached to organic food in some quarters. However, a new survey of supermarket prices...

Industry inspiration: Go Natural Make-up Master Classes at Content Beauty/Wellbeing

In-store events can be a brilliant way for retailers and spa-owners alike to drive interest in their natural beauty lines. We caught up with...

ASA tells all homeopathic websites to remove efficacy claims

The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has told all owners of homeopathy websites to remove marketing claims that “refer to, or imply, the efficacy of...

The Better Food Company celebrate making awards shortlist

Bristol organic retailer The Better Food Company is celebrating being shortlisted for the Observer’s 2011 Ethical Awards. The company, which own an organic shop and...

Organico enjoys 25% sales surge

Organic pioneer Organico is showing that the category is ready to get back-to-growth with sales at the company rising by a quarter so far...

Web Exclusive: Can the world sustain our desire for natural?

Research shows that more customers than ever are choosing natural and organic beauty products for their bathroom cabinets. But as demand rises for hard-to-source...

Melvita makes a splash with new Extraordinary Waters

Natural beauty brand Melvita has released a new selection of Extraordinary Floral Waters to bolster its existing Floral Water range. The waters come in three...