Here we bring you the thoughts of the natural and organic products industry’s leading commentators and opinion formers.

On location: Plantopia works with Ocean Waste Plastic

In March I was invited to visit Jakarta, Indonesia to witness the impact Ocean Waste Plastic has on local communities and environments.

Hello from a honey family

My family have been commercial beekeepers for 100 years. It all started with my great-grandfather who received beehives in payment for a job.

Are we in a crisis? Or is it just a predicament?...

Editorially freed from the shackles of Brexit, Tom Campbell-Smart explores the multiple crises facing the industry and the wider public.

Why Norfolk and Suffolk are key to plant-based innovation

The truth is if you’re in the food industry, you’re in the health industry. We have a responsibility to consider what we're feeding people.

The Australian natural products on their way to UK shores

Austrade shares a range of new Australian natural food and drink products which will soon be available to the UK market.

Trends in nutricosmetics: dietary sunscreen

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month; with a million skin cancer cases found annually it’s time to apply a holistic approach to sun protection.

Menopause is the new vegan

Heather Jackson, co-founder of GenM, pens her thoughts on menopause and the market opportunity it represents.

Regenerative farming: the answer to sustainable food production?

In recent years the conversation around sustainable food production has gained momentum, with the spotlight shifting to regenerative farming.

Looking to become B Corp certified?

In celebration of B Corp Month Lloyd Atkin, MD of Bio-D, shares his insights into the process of securing B Corp status.

Ancient grains bring modern appeal

Ancient grains are the latest ingredients to top modern eating trends, says ingredient importer EHL Ingredients.

The benefits of biotech beauty

Beauty has always been resilient to economic downturns. During the Great Depression, cosmetics held stable as 25% of America was unemployed.

Eight romantic organic wines for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can viewed as kitschy but behind the cards and flowers this day is simply a celebration of love, writes Neil Palmer.

Three Australian health foods that are going global

Austrade details three key trends in Australia’s health food sector that are finding success globally, and are bound for the UK & Ireland. 

Eight innovative organic beverages to wrap up 2022

Neil Palmer, founder of Vintage Roots, recaps on eight organic alcoholic wines and drinks which shone in 2022.

Protect your customers this winter with immune essentials

Lindsay Powers, lead nutritionist at Good Health Naturally, explores the importance of optimizing vitamin C and D intake during winter.

Five ways to keep greenwashing out of the kitchen

When sourcing environmentally kinder ingredients how can you really tell if your purchasing decisions will make a difference?

The emergence of science-washing

Clara Challoner Walker, CEO at Cosy Cottage Soap, explores a new term emerging in the personal care industry: ‘science-washing'.

Five tips to turbo charge your brand growth

Stepping into Q2, the underlying feeling towards retail is still uncertainty – particularly in light of the cost of living escalating.

Invasion of Ukraine highlights why sustainable agriculture is more resilient

Organic farmer Rob Appleby reflects on the impact of the Ukraine crisis on food, explaining why sustainable solutions will fare better.

What CBD brands can learn from the protein supplements sector

CBD is big business: the market's worth £300 million annually. But CBD firms are operating with one hand tied behind their backs.