Scientists from the University of Bath in the UK have announced the development of biodegradable microbeads made using cellulose.
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Working in collaboration with Swedish supermarket chain ICA, Netherlands-based organic produce distributor Nature & More is to mark organic fruit and veg with Natural Branding, a marking method which removes the need for packaging or stickers.
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Suminter India Organics to get $25m IFC investment
September 5, 2017 Jim Manson
Suminter India Organics, one of India’s leading exporters of organic produce, is to receive an in investment of US$25 from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank, according to the IFC’s news portal.
Watch: Our BOOM organic awards video roundup (in 90 seconds)
Natural Products Global’s sister site Natural Products News was at last week’s 2017 Soil Association BOOM (Best of Organic Market) Awards at London’s historic Borough Market. Here’s NPN’s very brief (1.30min) video roundup of this hotly anticipated new fixture on the UK organic calendar.
Watch: UK indie retailers stage nationwide ‘Wake Up To Organic’ event
Independent retailers across the UK this week took part in the annual Wake Up To Organic event, organised by the Organic Trade Board (OTB). The event, supported by suppliers, wholesalers and organic food brands, sees health food and wholefood retailers laying on a free organic breakfast for regular shoppers and passers by alike. The OTB […]
Watch: Natural & Organic Products Europe in 60 seconds
While NPG’s reporters are busy writing up news reports from this week’s Natural & Organic Products Europe event in London, our 60-second ‘show highlights’ video will hopefully give you a flavour of this year’s fast-paced and inspirational event.
Interview: “It’s all about the research”
June 3, 2017 Jim Manson
Horphag Research, the company that has been manufacturing the French maritime pine bark extract Pycnogenol for 40 years, has been defined over that time by a commitment to continuous scientific research.
A ‘natural grower’ making the desert work for him
NPG reporter Michael Wale travelled deep into the desert of the United Arab Emirates to meet with an extraordinary ‘natural grower’
A prominent natural food retailer told us recently that CLF Distribution had “transformed” his business – and the wider health food trade. For CLF’s founder, Robin Holiday, that was always the plan. Robin Holiday and his UK company CLF Distribution have come a long way since 1998, the year he first set up in business. In […]
Need I say More?
Holland & Barrett CEO Peter Aldis talks here with NPN’s Jim Manson about the retailer’s new flagship More store at Marble Arch and how it plans to become a £1 billion business by 2020
Primera – Labels for every language area
LX900e: A solution for companies that need individual product labels in different languages as well as personalised labels. Frebbenholm Trading AB, a company producing food products based on 100 per cent natural raw materials, realised that even within the European Union, every language area and every country needs its own version of product labels. The […]
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As Europe braces itself for 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 […]
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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 […]
A Natural Approach To Menopause
There are times in every woman’s life when she is likely to experience the ups and downs of hormone imbalance, and this is especially true leading up to, and during, the menopause. A new survey conducted by Ipsos MORI on behalf of the British Menopause Society (BMS) has revealed that one in two women in […]