One of New Zealand’s largest exporters of manuka honey, Manuka Doctor, has acquired specialist UK honey brand Picklecoombe House from its parent company Sapphire Brands for an undisclosed sum.
With growing emphasis being placed on reducing our use of the dreaded ‘p’ word (you know the one), Jane Wolfe discovers how natural health retailers can help their customers to pack a more eco-friendly suitcase. (more…)
Last weekend Vitality Expo hosted the Irish Health Food Industry Awards – coordinated by event organizer Health Stores Ireland and co-sponsored by Wiley’s Finest and Better Retailing Magazine.
Organic September is on its way, and there are plenty of opportunities for retailers to shout about the benefits of organic to help grow the market, promote their businesses and increase sales in the process.
Leading healthcare brand BioCare is holding an Adaptive Health event at the Cavendish Conference Centre in London on 4 October.
Natural Products News’ survey of independent natural products retailers has now gone live.
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 […]
Eat more red meat to help fight climate change, Holden urges
August 23, 2019 Jim Manson
Eating more red meat, not less – so long as it comes from sustainable grassland systems – could help climate change, says Patrick Holden.
As Nature Intended to launch Dulwich branch
As Nature Intended has announced the opening of its new Dulwich store on Saturday 7 September, which will bring its total shop count to seven.
Bravura develops sparkling CBD drink line
Vegan food distributor Bravura Foods has created The Leaf Life, a three-strong line of CBD-infused drinks to meet the growing demand for the ingredient.
Whole Earth readies biggest ever ad campaign
Whole Earth’s new outdoor and digital advertising campaign is set to kick off next week in a bid to highlight the versatility of peanut butter.
July 17, 2019 Hayley Coristine
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
As Generation Snowflake transitions us away from the stiff upper lip of Britain’s past, Matt Chittock explores how society is opening up about mental health
Children of the (green) revolution
From screen time to sugar to sedentary lifestyles, there are many aspects of modern living which give parents cause for concern.
Beyond the little bottles
From yoghurt drinks to ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are a hot topic – but beyond the little bottles consumer confusion is rife.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]