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The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

Whole Foods "to open in Fulham"

Whole Foods Market is to open in Fulham, according to reports in The Grocer, This is Money and the London Evening Standard. The organic retailer...

Joe Daly 1947-2011

It is with great sadness that we have to report that Joe Daly, one of the health food trade's most admired and best-loved ambassadors,...

HayMax picks up its 5th award in six months

Organic pollen barrier balms maker HayMax has just received its fifth award in the last 6 months – the ‘Allergy Friendly Product Award’. The award  is...

Tree of Life adds two new territory managers

Leading natural products wholesaler Tree of Life has further strengthened its sales efforts with appointment of two new territory managers. Daniel Morris takes on the...

Soil Association launches low-carbon farming project

The Soil Association has launched a new Low Carbon Farming Project to help farmers reduce carbon emissions and improve the resource efficiency of their...

‘Save Herbal Medicine’ petition gains half million signatures in two days

A petition to ‘Save Herbal Medicine’ has secured nearly half a million signatures from supporters in just two days. The petition has been created by...

MEP “mis-understood” over Supplements Directive

The British MEP who recently tabled a question to the EU Commissioner for Health, John Dalli, urging him to speed up the process for...

Leading probiotics firms wins Queens Award

Probiotics manufacturer Protexin has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2011, for its continuous achievement in International Trade. Protexin, owner of the Bio-Kult brand,...

HFMA continues to grow membership

The Health Food Manufacturers’ Association (HFMA) continues to grow its membership, adding 22 new members in 2010. The additions take the number of members...

HFMA continues to grow membership

The Health Food Manufacturers’ Association (HFMA) continues to grow its membership, adding 22 new members in 2010. The additions take the number of members...

US organic industry “thriving and hiring” — OTA

A new report from the Organic Trade Association shows that the US organic industry grew at a rate of nearly eight percent in 2010,...

Mangajo scoops Queen’s award for Enterprise

Natural soft drinks producer Mangajo has been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2011 for International trade. The award was given to acknowledge the...

Pesticide exposure in the womb could reduce children’s IQ

A new study links exposure to pesticides in the womb to a reduced IQ among children, reports New Scientist.The results come from three studies...

Saving the world? There’s an app for that…

The Earth Day Network has got together with Facebook to develop an app designed to build support for this year’s Earth Day, held on...

Natural & Organic Scandinavia announced

A major new European event for the Scandinavian natural and organic market has been launched by Diversified Communications, organiser of Natural & Organic Products Europe. Natural...

Natural & Organic Scandinavia announced

A major new European event for the Scandinavian natural and organic market has been launched by Diversified Communications, organiser of Natural & Organic Products Europe. Natural...

Five Minutes With: Adam Garcia

Adam Garcia is a dancer, singer and actor. As well as leading roles in films such as Coyote  Ugly, and West End productions of...

Amy’s Kitchen makes major push into UK market

Amy’s Kitchen, one of the US’s most successful independent natural and organic food brands, with sales exceeding $300 million, is set to make major...

Lab study results overtake organic credentials for NZ beauty brand

New Zealand based brand Antipodes is a rising star on the natural and organic beauty scene. Launched in the UK last year the premium skincare...

Soil Association launches promotional push for Organic September 2011

The Soil Association has launched an on-line promotional pack designed to help independent retailers boost sales of organic produce during Organic September 2011. The month-long...