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Asda delists Fairtrade coffee duo

Asda has delisted two pioneer brand Fairtrade coffee products and replaced them with own-label lines, reports The Grocer. The retailer told the food industry weekly...

Top food behaviour experts line-up for conference

Some of Britain’s best-know food and behaviour experts have been lined up for a one-day conference on the subject Nutrition for Behaviour, Learning and...

Study linking multivits and breast cancer “fundamentally flawed”

A study linking regular use of multivitamins with an increased breast cancer risk has been dismissed as “fundamentally flawed” by industry and consumer groups. The...

A sense of Community

Natural and organic foods pioneer Community Foods is in optimistic mood as it looks forward to a big birthday. NP editor Jim Manson has...

Tom Moses announces new health food venture

Health food trade stalwart Tom Moses has announced a new venture — Natural Trade Brokers, a new sales brokerage company established specifically to serve...

UK industry confident on supplement shelf-life

The UK health food trade says it has “no doubt” that properly stored food supplements are effective until their best-by dates. Last week the Daily...

Health claims may damage perception of naturalness — study

Making a health claim on a product could lead to consumers thinking it is less natural, reports foodnavigator.com. Using a 30 minute questionnaire the researchers...

Natural Beauty Yearbook's glamorous launch

Hosted by Neal’s Yard Remedies at London’s King’s Road store, the launch brought together an array of industry faces, including Neal’s Yard’s Peter Kindersley,...

EU Legislation Turns Critical: What’s in store for your business

As key EU Directives and regulations reach critical points in their implementation our own ‘expert panel’ will discuss how the health food trade is...

EU Legislation Turns Critical: What’s in store for your business

As key EU Directives and regulations reach critical points in their implementation our own ‘expert panel’ will discuss how the health food trade is...

Conservatives back supplements campaign as election looms

Shadow health minister Mike Penning last week joined actress and Consumers for Health Choice supporter Jenny Seagrove, and CHC director Sue Croft, to urge...

Protestors’ homeopathic overdose was “grossly irresponsible”

More than 400 homeopathy sceptics staged a series of “mass homeopathic overdoses” outside branches of Boots last week. The group ‘10.23 Homeopathy: There’s Nothing In...

World will turn to organic when oil runs short — Benn

There was lots of straight talking — and a few raised eyebrows — at last month’s Annual Soil Association Conference. Michael Wale reports here...

Food Inc gets exclusive trade screening at Olympia show

One of the most hotly anticipated movies of the year — Food Inc. — is to get a special trade-only screening at this year’s...

Dr Chris Steele calls for action on coeliac disease

ITV This Morning doctor and complementary health supporter, Dr Chris Steele MBE,has handed in a petition to 10 Downing Street, calling on the Government...

Weeds challenges one-sided view of organic beauty sector

Abi Weeds, co-founder of organic beauty brand Essential Care, has written to the current affairs magazine Prospect to challenge a “one-sided view” of the...

Gallery: Brits at Biofach

British firms were out in force at this year's Biofach exhibition at Nuremberg. In this small selection of photos you'll spot a few familiar...

Yogi Teas

Innovative and authentic new ranges helped Yogi Teas produce growth in 2009 in a crowded speciality teas sector, writes Jim Manson At the beginning of...