With the Soil Association predicting natural and organic beauty sales to reach £34bn this year, the influence of conscious consumerism, changing industry regulations and consumer attitudes towards wellbeing means the natural and organic beauty sector – known for its integrity and transparency – is continuing to grow and flourish in the mainstream.
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Retailers wanting to show off just how wonderful their stores are only have a couple of weeks left to enter the Independent Retailer of the Year Award 2019.
Diversified Communications has become the latest company to join the HFI as a Patron of the Institute.
Creative Nature has launched two new mixes to its range: Whole Grain Banana Bread Mix and Chocolate Chip Muffin Mix.
Following the brand’s debut UK outing to Natural & Organic Products Europe in 2016, Ibiza Superfoods has announced its launch into Holland & Barrett (H&B) stores.
In April, Natural & Organic Products Europe hosted an eagerly anticipated session with Michael Wale in conversation with activist and MP Zac Goldsmith, in which he talked Michael Gove, GM, CAP and his role in the Tory Party. Here we take a look at some of the highlights How did you first get involved in […]
Sussex-based colloidal silver brand Nature’s Greatest Secret has created two new products using aloe vera to protect the skin throughout the summer.
Claiming to be a ‘revolution in non-dairy milk’ the Nutramilk processor made its UK debut at Natural & Organic Products Europe last month.
Celebrity doctor and GP Dr Rangan Chatterjee, from the BBC’s Doctor in the House, says he believes health stores are a vital resource in the fight against chronic disease. In an interview at Natural & Organic Products Europe, Viridian founder and MD, Cheryl Thallon, asked Chatterjee his views on how the health food store and […]
Environmentalist and MP for Zac Goldsmith says that in the fight against plastic pollution, the responsibility should be placed squarely on the shoulders of producers.
Following consideration of a record number of entries for the live Innovation Pitch at Natural & Organic Products Europe, Holland & Barrett’s (H&B) executive buying team has announced that six shortlisted exhibitors are one step closer to winning a potential listing with the chain retailer.
Natural health brand BetterYou is set to unveil a number of new products at Natural & Organic Products Europe this year, including an Iron Oral Spray.
Sweet Bee Magic is a 100% all-natural skin cream designed to provide men, women and children of all ages with a simple, effective way to soothe, hydrate and heal chronic skin conditions that cause dryness, irritation and discomfort, and to uncover naturally radiant skin.
Vmagic, a multi-purpose skin and beauty balm that soothes, heals, calms, moisturizes and protects intimate skin, is making its European debut at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.
Weleda will be unveiling its latest launches at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April, including a new foaming cleanser, tinted lip balms and beauty balms, as well as encouraging visitors to think about what goes into their skincare products.
Natural hydration water Aquamamma is making its European debut in London at Natural & Organic Products Europe this April.
‘Food is Medicine’ will form the theme for guest speaker Dr Rupy Aujla at this year’s Health Food Institute (HFI) lecture and luncheon on 15 March.
The Natural Products Talks Theatre programme at this year’s NPE will feature a mix of fast-paced TED-style talks, dynamic panel discussions and live interviews.
Thyme Marketing has launched a new B2B website designed to give retailers 24/7 access to all current Thyme promotions and enabling them to place ‘top-up’ transfer orders through their chosen wholesaler.
Vegan, customisation, do-it-yourself cosmetics, sustainable beauty, and ‘indie’ brands are just some of the emerging trends and bestsellers to source at this year’s Natural Beauty & Spa Show, according to industry experts.
News in brief
February 15, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Real Handful has made its debut into the kids snacking market with the launch of BUNDLZ, a two-strong range of yoghurt-coated clusters in Strawberry & Raspberry or Apple & Blackberry. Delamere Dairy has launched its new Planted range into 330ml cartons and added two new flavours: Almond Drink with Coffee and Oat Drink with Date […]
Neal’s Yard kicks off frankincense initiative
Ahead of the release of its latest frankincense-based hand serum at the end of February, Neal’s Yard Remedies has launched Project Frankincense, an initiative to propagate, cultivate and care for the sustainable production of frankincense in Oman.
Organic sector set to be worth £2.5BN by 2020
The UK organic market is now worth £2.33 billion following sales growth of 5.3% in 2018, according to the Soil Association Organic Market Report 2019.
News in brief
Organix has launched a new ad campaign built around the platform ‘Fuel their Wonder’. The fully integrated £1 million campaign is running across All4, Sky and ITVHub and is supported by online video, social, radio and in store. BioCare’s Education Series 2019 comprises sessions on Nurturing Your Health with Alessandro Ferretti, and Nutritional Kintsugi with […]
Land of confusion
January 22, 2019 - -
Allergy season may be approaching but, as Kate Miller discovers, following a number of recent high-profile cases of anaphylaxis there’s an altogether more serious issue which health food stores should be aware of: food allergen labelling (more…)
Pick of the products 2018
One of the most fascinating things about our industry – apart from the continual development and discovery (or rediscovery) of health-giving ingredients and their benefits, leading to a stream of innovation – are the ethical strides taken to make it a sector to be truly proud of. When, in 2018 the nation received a rude […]
Mind full less
Rather than making life easier, our increasing connectivity is raising the nation’s stress levels as we strive to remain available at all times for all people, while also allaying our fear of missing out (FOMO). Jane Wolfe looks at why we could all do with taking a few deep breaths (more…)
Turning over a new leaf
As the smoke clears around a fresh wave of legislation, Matt Chittock explores how next-generation healthy cannabis products are setting new highs for health stores – no Rizlas required (more…)
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 […]
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.
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
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 […]