Suranga Herath, CEO of English Tea Shop, publishes ‘top tips’ on how independents can ‘lead the way’ in combating global warming.
Probiotic brand Bio-Kult has launched its first ever TV advert inspired by its “passionate retailers”.
The doors open on 21 September at Excel London for a special 10th anniversary show of lunch! with over 6,000 attendees set to attend.
Kinetic Natural Products Distributor has updated its website to provide a new B2B platform for its trade customers. The new website has been designed to make ordering simple and more efficient, and will also house all media assets, including images, descriptions, ingredients and digital banners, to make it easy for retailers to be involved with […]
Kinetic has launched a new B2B website that it says will simplify and streamline ordering for retailer customers.
Natural Products News is currently surveying independent natural products retailers on a range of issues – from customer trends to social media, store footfall to business prospects.
Health food retailers were honoured at the 2017 Health Food Institute Luncheon & Lecture, which took place at the Royal Overseas League in London on 9 March.
2016 will be Organic Beauty Week’s (19-25 September) third year, and the Soil Association is asking consumers to ‘Look for the Logo’ and shining a light on the importance of certification and clarity within the organic beauty industry. The Soil Association event will continue to build on the Campaign for Clarity, calling on brands to […]
Following the result of the EU Referendum the National Association of Health Stores is calling on the Government to cut business red tape and restrictive regulations on natural health products. In a statement, the Association said: “The NAHS is happy that the people of the UK have had the chance to express their feeling of […]
Holland & Barrett is to host a live pitching session at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe. Taking place on Monday 18 April, the second day of the show, in the Natural Products Live Theatre at London ExCeL, the Buyers’ Pitch session will give selected exhibiting companies an opportunity to demonstrate new product innovation […]
Fairtrade Fortnight is on its way, taking place between 23 February and 8 March, so retailers, get ready to celebrate! This annual event gives retailers an ideal opportunity to highlight Fairtrade goodies with displays, posters, special deals and tastings, and flag up to customers the importance of supporting ethical trading and choosing products that really […]
As part of its Pukka Organic Wellbeing launch, Pukka Herbs is running a trade window competition for retailers to construct the best window display using the new range. First prize is an incredible holiday experience with Canopy & Stars, and the runner up will receive a collection of Pukka products from each family of the […]
Leading vitamins manufacturer Quest has announced a new development initiative aimed specifically at independent retailers. The company is joining forces with the Business Development Foundation (GB) to offer independent retailers access to a wide range of resources that will support and help them grow their business John Silvestro, BDF president – and Natural Products columnist […]
The latest Organic Market Report confirms that the sector faces challenges but also reveals signs of revival – and offers the prospect that independents could lead organic back to growth. The latest Soil Association Organic Market Report shows that total organic sales in the UK fell by 1.5% to ￡1.64 billion in 2012. Set alongside […]
US trade magazine Natural Food Merchandiser (NFM) has reported on the growing trend for “high-tech thank yous”. (more…)
Health store owners could face serious restric- tions on their ability to communicate the health benefits of the products they sell. (more…)
Health store retailers interviewed by Natural Products reported stronger than expected sales this holiday season. (more…)
“Anita Roddick said that your shop is a theatre and the shop floor is the stage,” retail guru Alf Dunbar told retailers at Natural & Organic Products Europe. “So what you’re doing every day is performance!” (more…)
Juiceburst rebrands, reformulates, extends range
January 16, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Soft drinks brand Juiceburst has reformulated and rebranded across its entire portfolio, as well as creating two new additions to its core range.
OTB receives £1.73m in funding
The Organic Trade Board (OTB) is to receive a loan from Triodos Bank, Europe’s leading sustainable bank, to help grow organic sales in the UK in 2018 and beyond.
Forest Whole Foods named Best New Business
Online organic retailer Forest Whole Foods has been awarded Best New Business in the New Forest Business Partnership’s Brilliance in Business Awards.
Gove charms audience at the Oxford Real Farming Conference
Michael Gove became the first Defra minister to address the rebel Real Farming Conference in Oxford, usually a prerogative of the established Oxford Farming Conference.
November 21, 2017 Jane Wolfe
With mounting research emphasizing the crucial part the microbiome plays in preventing and fighting disease, Jane Wolfe takes a look at the best ways to optimize gut health (more…)
Food of the gods
Regularly consuming a little of what you love could have long-term health benefits – even where chocolate is concerned, discovers Rosie Greenaway (more…)
A significant rise in job insecurity since the UK’s decision to leave the EU means people are loath to take time off work – and with an increase in colds and flu, this is leading to higher demand for OTC remedies. Jane Wolfe reports (more…)
Let’s do lunch!
Sharna Waid has been taking a look at how natural products retailers and brands are maximizing the crucial two-hour lunchtime selling period (more…)
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 […]
Natural beauty made in Cyprus
Sharna Waid has been finding out how passionate producers in Cyprus are using the fruits of the land to create natural beautifying cosmetics. According to the ancient myth, Aphrodite – the goddess of love and beauty, pleasure and procreation – was born out of the waves off the coast of Cyprus. Aside from attracting three […]