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 […]
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…)
Yusa brings a taste of the Amazon to energy drinks market
October 19, 2018 Jane Wolfe
Ready-to-drink sparkling energy tea Yusa is claimed to be the first drink in the UK to use the Amazonian guayusa leaf.
The Protein Ball Co counts down to Christmas
The Protein Ball Co has launched a bright and vibrant advent calendar aimed at fitness-loving healthy eaters.
WiDEYE opens in Brighton
Natural skincare shop WiDEYE has opened its third UK branch in Gardner Street within Brighton’s North Laines, following the launch of its Bournemouth store in May.
Viridian becomes POFCAP-certified
VIRIDIAN Nutrition has announced it has become palm oil-free accredited in what the brand and the certifier both confirm is a world first for a vitamin company.
A winter’s tale
September 26, 2018 Ross Harris
Kate Miller explains why a good work ethic merely increases the spread of germs in the workplace, and looks at which natural remedies are ruling the roost this winter (more…)
Everything’s looking rosé
Rosie Greenaway raises her glass to an ample organic, vegan, free-from and Fairtrade alcohol offer, and learns how mainstream trends are finding their way into this booming category
Behind festive doors
With so many unusual – and varied – advent calendars available, health-conscious and ethically minded consumers will be spoilt for choice this Christmas. Victoria Hattersley looks at what’s available as the festive countdown begins (more…)
The popular face of Ayurveda
Ayurveda hasn’t yet reached its full market potential in the UK, but the increasing number of skincare solutions incorporating Ayurvedic principles may provide an approachable entry point for consumers, says Jane Wolfe (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 […]
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 […]
AQUA Carpatica, the only naturally nitrate-free & lowest sodium water
AQUA Carpatica, a premium quality natural mineral water, dedicated to the most demanding health conscious people, babies and expectant mothers, organic food lovers and active lifestylers. AQUA Carpatica is nature’s most perfect mineral water, naturally Nitrate-free and the lowest Sodium level of any bottled natural mineral water on earth; the first of its kind in […]
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.