Specialist marketing intelligence business Organic Monitor is being relaunched this month as Ecovia Intelligence.
It’s not too late to join today’s free online organic training for independent retailers. With the organic market growing at an 4.9% according to the Soil Association’s Organic Market Report released today, there’s never been a better time to get acquainted with organic. Ensuring your customers understand organic helps you sell organic, which is why we’re offering free one-hour online training sessions to […]
In a landmark year for the HFMA, 2015 saw the introduction of the Association’s funding of 50 new applicants to the Health Food Institute (HFI) Professional Diploma Course. This initiative represented one stream within a wider year-long collection of activities, all in celebration and recognition of the Associations’ 50th anniversary (1965-2015). The HFI has a […]
The Soil Association is inviting start-ups and small businesses looking to break into the thriving organic sector to take part in a special one-day seminar. The seminar will take place at Sheepdrove Eco Conference Centre on the 14th October and will bring together experts from across industry to provide knowledge and guidance essential to those […]
Leading vitamins manufacturer Quest has launched a new training manual tailored specifically for retailers. Created by its in-house team of nutritionists and technicians, the Quest Technical Manual includes comprehensive brand information and the full product range within a handy, fully indexed manual. Key health issues and concerns have also been identified with accompanying product suggestions, […]
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 […]
Holland & Barrett yesterday (16 April) officially launched its ‘Natural Health Academy’, a company-wide training scheme offering staff a qualification equivalent to A-level standard – as they work on the high street (watch the video by clicking here). (more…)
Natures Aid has announced the first graduate from the training course the company launched at the end of 2010. (more…)
Vegetarian Society goes underground
February 19, 2018 Rosie Greenaway
The Vegetarian Society is to launch its first ever London Underground poster campaign for two weeks this spring, coinciding with National Vegetarian Week 2018 which runs from 14-20 May.
TED-style talks on stage at NPE
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.
Living Nature Skin Steps land on UK shelves
Living Nature, a certified natural skincare and cosmetics range from New Zealand, has now made its new-look Skin Steps box sets available to the UK market.
Carun Active Hemp conquers the den
Hemp product producer Carun UK secured an investment of £50,000 from Jenny Campbell in a recent edition of BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den.
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…)
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 […]
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 […]