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The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

Natural & Organic Products Europe in pictures

Over 8,000 natural products professionals converged on London's Olympia for Natural & Organic Products Europe (April 11-12 201). Look out for a full write-up soon...

It's our party!

Over 350 health food retailers from across Britain and Ireland attended the Annual Solgar Party in London on Saturday April 10. The event took place...

H&B launches quest for festive best

Holland & Barrett and Julian Graves are launching a nationwide search for new and innovative products for Christmas 2010.  Both retailers are calling on...

All change at Bio-D

Natural cleaning products business Bio-D has new owners. Following a management buy-out in March, Lloyd Atkin is now at the helm of the of the...

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...

Researchers show Omega-3s boost lung function during sport

New research by scientists in Germany and Iran has demonstrated that omega-3 fatty acids may have a valuable role to play in boosting lung...

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...