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The latest news from the natural and organic products industry.

H&B pilots 'Rewards for Life' loyalty scheme

Holland & Barrett is piloting a new customer loyalty programme across 40 selected stores in the Midlands, Yorkshire and Lancashire called ‘Rewards for Life’. For...

Eamonn Regan receives Maurice Hanssen Award of Honour

The Health Food Manufacturers’ Association (HFMA) has announced that Eamonn Regan is the winner of this year’s Maurice Hanssen Award of Honour. The Award was...

Victoria Lambert is HFMA Health Journalist of the Year

The HFMA’s Health Journalist of the Year Award for 2010 has been awarded to Victoria Lambert at Natural and Organic Products Europe on the...

Victoria Lambert is HFMA Health Journalist of the Year

The HFMA’s Health Journalist of the Year Award for 2010 has been awarded to Victoria Lambert at Natural and Organic Products Europe on the...

CPRE warns of ‘supermarket monoculture’ threat to local food

New research from rural advocates The Campaign to Protect Rural England highlights the importance of independent shops to local food networks. The Field to Fork...

Bio-Health adds to additive-free herbal range

Bio-Health is adding to its strikingly packaged range of licensed herbal medicines. The company, which manufactures at its own licensed factory in Kent, will have...

Consumers demand seasonal produce – but don’t want to pay for...

New research from Defra reveals the gap between consumers’ good intentions and the choices they make at the till. The report shows that while 72%...

FreeFrom Food Awards winners announced

The winners of the FreeFrom Food Awards 2011 were announced at a reception in London yesterday evening (April 6). Organised by www.foodmatters.com,  the awards, now...

All the shop's a stage — and you're the performer

“Anita Roddick said that your shop is a theatre and the shop floor is the stage,” retail guru Alf Dunbar told retailers at Natural...

Whole Foods reveals natural beauty trends

Whole Foods Market gave a packed session at Natural & Organic Products Europe its unique insight into current and future trends in natural beauty. “The...

Nominations open for the Soil Association Organic Food Awards 2011

Nominations for this year's Soil Association Organic Food Awards have opened. Now in their 23rd year, the awards provide the opportunity for producers to showcase...

Poster campaign aims to simplify legislation message

The Alliance for Natural Health International (ANH-Intl) used this week’s Natural & Organic Products Europe exhibition to launch a set of four, multi-format posters...

And the winners are ….

The Natural and Organic Awards 2011 took place at a packed Awards ceremony in London this weekend (April 3). Around 450 natural and organic professionals...

Soil Association “cautiously optimistic” despite organic sales drop

Sales of organic products in the UK fell 5.9% to £1.73 billion in 2010, according to the Soil Association’s Organic Market Report 2011. At the...

Sara Cox gets behind ‘Why I Love Organic’

Sara Cox shared her passion for all things organic with The Guardian to promote the OTB’s £2 million ‘Why I Love Organic’ campaign. As well...

Goldsmith slams coalition’s stance on cloned meat

Tory MP and green activist Zac Goldsmith has slammed his party’s stance on animal cloning in a stinging comment piece for the Daily Mail. “If...

Use the hash tag and join the buzz!

If you use Twitter and you’re coming to Natural & Organic Products Europe as a visitor or exhibitor, why not join the conversation and...

Legislation: Here’s the lowdown

With key legislation affecting the health food trade about to turn critical, it’s crucial that all natural products professionals stay fully up to date...

Organic hot dog is a first

It’s claimed to be the first organic hot dog and it’s set to hit UK supermarket shelves at the beginning of April. Organic farmer —...

You, Me and THMPD (NOTE: New timing!!!)

Please note: The screening of the film will now take place at 9.30 on Monday 4 April. A new documentary film featuring well-known health food...