It’s essential for our physical and psychological wellbeing, yet increasing numbers of us fail to get the rest we need. Tiredness and fatigue is the scourge of an exhausted nation rushed off its feet – so why can’t we sleep? Claire Lavelle investigates
After capturing the attention of a journalist in Tunisia – who spotted industry brothers and business partners Alexander and Kim Barani in the Who’s Who in Natural Beauty 2018 – Kinetic Natural Products Distributor has been featured in an article by the Tunisian arm of The Huffington Post, published in French. Alexander Barani explains how […]
Rosie Greenaway sits with Antipodes founder Elizabeth Barbalich on the Kinetic stand at Natural & Organic Products Europe to discuss Manuka honey, online marketplaces, self-care and how her favourite form of London transport inspired the brand’s latest publicity stunt Spend any time with Antipodes founder Elizabeth Barbalich and it will quickly become clear that the […]
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
A variety of factors have contributed to the rise of the ‘clean label’, from health and environment to sustainability and trust, and its popularity shows no signs of abating as more and more brands catch on.
Ahead of Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE) in April, show organizer Diversified Communications has been hearing from industry figures about trends, innovation, opportunities, challenges and the ‘ones to watch’ for 2018.
Launching with a series of events at Whole Foods, Kinetic has introduced US brand Garden of Life to the UK with a range of organic supplements.
Kinetic has launched a new B2B website that it says will simplify and streamline ordering for retailer customers.
Kinetic has secured a prestigious advertising space for organic skincare brand Antipodes at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
Kinetic has secured a prestigious advertising space for organic skincare brand Antipodes at this year’s Cannes Film Festival. The ad is being displayed on one of the main billboards, a spot normally reserved for French fashion elites such as Dior, Guerlain and official sponsor beauty giant L’Oreal. Antipodes is the first natural or organic brand […]
Kinetic Natural Products Distributor has had a longstanding relationship with US nutritional products brand Nature’s Answer, going back as far as 1995.
Last week, to coincide with the finishing of several team members’ Ramadan, Kinetic Natural Products Distributor held a ‘Taste of Harmony’ lunch. Kinetic’s multicultural team hails from no less than 27 different countries, including Trinidad & Tobago, St Lucia, Uzbekistan, Ghana, Greece, Kosovo, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka England, Wales, and of course Tunisia where […]
Alba Botanica is launching two new product lines this month: Body in the Buff and Fast Fix Sheets. Body in the Buff features gentle botanical cleansers combined with natural exfoliating ingredients for soft, smooth, clean skin. It features all natural, biodegradable exfoliants – no environmentally harmful plastic microbeads to wash down the drain – and […]
Pacifica will be launching its 7 Free Nail Colour range of long-lasting polishes that avoid seven of the chemicals often found in traditional nail varnishes. The vibrant colours are designed go on smoothly – with the help of a wide 100% vegan brush for easier application – and stay put. The Pacifica 7 FREE Nail […]
Kinetic’s Baheer Momand represented Amazing Grass in true sports-style for the retailer’s Health, Fitness & Rehabilitation Week 2016. Featuring the latest launch from Amazing Grass – Alkalize & Detox Green Superfood – the tasting session ran alongside in-store fitness activities to help customers stay motivated with any health and fitness goals they have set for […]
Dr. Bronner’s recently wrapped up a very successful campaign supporting the animal welfare charity Compassion in World Farming (Compassion) through sales of its organic soaps. From October 2014 until in June 2015, the company donated 20p from every bottle of Dr. Bronner’s 473ml and 946ml bottles of liquid soap sold in the UK to Compassion. […]
A boost of sales for JASON’s C-Effects Creme has come from an unexpected quarter following The Body Shop’s launch of its Vitamin C Glow Boosting Moisturizer, packaged in an orange jar, reminiscent of the JASON favourite, according to the brand’s distributor. “Every summer there’s a new buzz ingredient to help address summer skin concerns such […]
Following the closure of Health Quest in October, retailer Carol Faulkner has opened her new venture, Northampton Health Store, kicking off with a launch party in January to celebrate with existing customers and attract new ones. “The launch party was fantastic,” says Faulkner, “We had lots of companies supporting us including Solgar, Kinetic, Natures Aid, […]
South West Area Rep for Kinetic, Lynda Lucas, certainly has a taste for adventure, with her latest challenge being a trek to Everest Base Camp. The journey followed on from her completion of not one, not two, but three Walk the Walk Marathon Challenges to raise funds for a breast cancer charity earlier in the […]
kinetic Natural Products was one of the companies presenting products to top retail beauty buyers at the latest Supply & Buy Event. The events aim to bring together leading brand owners and distributors together with top retail buyers in an informal but businesslike environment. Buyers came from both specialist natural and organic retailers like Whole […]
News in brief
July 3, 2020 Jane Wolfe
New kids’ food start-up Mia & Ben has launched with four organic fruit and vegetable combinations in pouches created using HPP technology.
Naturalife Bridport celebrates 20 years
Hannah Bourne, assistant manager at Naturalife Bridport, reflects on the store’s history as it marks a significant anniversary.
Rainforest Alliance publishes new Certification Program
The Rainforest Alliance has enhanced its sustainability certification, with the publication of a new programme embracing more robust criteria.
Biotiful Dairy makes debut in frozen category
UK kefir brand Biotiful Dairy has added a line of kefir ‘ice creams’ to its growing product portfolio, entering the frozen category for the first time.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
Leading the discussion around sustainability in retail
The Sustainability in Retail Forum is the new conference designed to help senior executives within leading retailers from across the Nordic region meet the ever-evolving challenges around sustainability. Taking place 13 November 2019, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, the event is co-located with the award-winning trade exhibitions Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia. Facing the […]
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]