They play on an organic pitch, eat a vegan diet and are sponsored by green energy company Ecotricity – and soon they will be playing their football in the English Football League.
Vegetarian and Vegan
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New research by analyst Mintel reveals that Germany was the leading market for vegan food and drink product launch activity in 2016.
NPG’s latest Food and Drinks products launch round-up
Eight leading lights from the UK natural food industry gathered at NPG’s Brighton offices in January to engage in some shared thinking about the future for the sector.
Veganz, the German-based vegan supermarket chain, is to close around half of its stores in the face of stiff competition from the grocery multiples, according to several local reports.
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Watch: UK indie retailers stage nationwide ‘Wake Up To Organic’ event
June 15, 2017 Jim Manson
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.
Education is best way to tackle cosmetics myths
Tackling misinformation and myths about cosmetic products should be a priority for the natural and organic beauty sector, says the founder of leading natural cosmetics training school Formula Botanica.
Industry figures debate the future of natural food
Leading figures from across the natural food industry – including retailers, brand-owners, chefs and food writers – gathered in Brighton this week to debate the future of the natural food sector.
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
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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 […]
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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 […]