As the free-from sector continues to thrive and innovate, Jane Wolfe discovers how consumers of this ever expanding category have differing but specific wants and needs, making clarity and consistency key (more…)
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Whole Foods Market (WFM) is the latest retailer to host a ‘live-pitch’ event to find new start-ups and product ranges.
Calling Natural & Organic Products Europe ‘an established innovation hub for health, food, beauty, wellness and sustainable living’, Mintel’s beauty innovation coverage manager Irina Ene has published the following trends report on Mintel blog:
Five top trends observed at Natural & Organic Products Europe, brought to you by Brand Organic.
London-based start-up Poapoa, which launched at Natural & Organic Products this month, says it has created a bodycare range with a ‘fresh take on fair trade and sustainability’.
Dubbed ‘The window to the future’ by independent retailer John McKee – director of Hanover Health Foods – Natural & Organic Products Europe has announced a 3% rise in attendance figures for 2019, with an attendance of 10,298 over the two-day show at ExCeL.
Leading health food retailer Holland & Barrett has been accused of operating a ‘purposeful culture of poor payment practices’ by the Small Business Commissioner.
Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE) is doubling-down on innovation this year, confirming that two of the UK’s biggest retailers – Holland & Barrett (back for the fourth year) and Sainsbury’s (new for 2019) – will each host live ‘innovation pitching’ sessions at the London ExCeL show on Monday 8 April.
Rude Health will be showcasing several new products at Natural & Organic Products Europe this April, including Hot Chocolate and Turmeric Latte, which will be launching during the show.
While not yet mainstream, and certainly not new, fermented foods were heralded as one of the big trends of 2018 and continue to work their way onto the shelves of independent retailers up and down the country. Hayley Coristine investigates the qualities that are helping this ancient food technology gain wider appeal (more…)
Leading opinion formers and influencers from the UK and international natural and organic community – and participants at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe event in London (7-8 April) – have been sharing their insights on the key trends they think will be shaping natural and organic health food retailing in 2019.
Back for its second year, Shop Talk will return as a feature at Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE) on Sunday 7 April, with the session running between 1-2pm to include a buffet lunch.
The New Products Showcase at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe featured a record number of Health & Nutrition entries, with the category seeing innovation across a diverse range of health areas.
The UK’s biggest and busiest natural and organic trade event, Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE), opens its doors to the industry this weekend, with record attendance expected.
Nearly 400 exhibiting companies from 42 countries will be showcasing their latest food and drink innovations to thousands of trade buyers and retailers at The Natural Food Show (ExCel, London, 22-23 April), which opens on Sunday.
Natural & Organic Products Europe has released a preview of exhibitor highlights and ‘next wave’ bestsellers for the upcoming 2018 show.
Wiley’s Finest adds Cholesterol Support to its growing line of omega-3 products in the UK. Launching at the end of March, the latest product from the American fish oil supplements company will be showcased at Natural & Organic Products Europe (22-23 April, ExCel London).
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.
Brands hoping to catch the eye of Holland & Barrett at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe (NPE) won’t be disappointed, as the high street retailer is confirmed to be returning to judge the Innovation Pitch on Monday 23 April Live.
Thanks to a 15% increase in stand space for 2018, the Natural Food Show is set to host the biggest showcase of natural and organic food and drink the UK has ever seen.
Defra draws up advisory note for organic industry ahead of possible no-deal Brexit
September 16, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Defra has issued an advisory note for the UK’s organic bodies to distribute among companies in the industry in case of a no-deal exit from Europe.
Vegans urged to supplement ‘critical’ brain nutrient
Vegans could be at risk of deficiencies of an ‘overlooked’ but important brain nutrient, a prominent nutritionist has warned.
Rapid uptake of plastic alternatives could increase pollution, MPs warn
The rapid uptake of compostable and biodegradable plastic alternatives could be making marine pollution worse, a committee of Parliamentarians has warned.
How the market turned us into ‘passive consumers of crap’
Pointless choice: Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson on ‘how brilliantly the market excels at turning us all into passive consumers’.
A tale of two toothbrushes
August 28, 2019 Ross Harris
The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find out what attempts are being made to take the plastic out of periodontology (more…)
Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet (more…)
Kate Miller talks to the experts about the prevalence of urinary tract infections, old wives’ tales which lead to common misconceptions, and the new smartphone-powered technology which could represent the future of urinalysis (more…)
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
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 […]
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
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 […]