India’s Arjuna reports surge in demand for key botanicals, retains full workforce

Arjuna Natural says it has seen a surge in demand for its range of key botanicals, especially its BCM-95 turmeric extract.

Kyowa Hakko flags immunity-eye health connection in paraprobiotic launch as digital stress causes eye...

Kyowa Hakko is launching Eyemuse, touted as the first heat-treated probiotic strain for healthy eye function. Kyowa Hakko’s parent company, Kirin Holdings, found that...

Interview: Sir Tim Smit on expanding the Eden Project into China, and his hopes...

Sir Tim Smit founder of the UK’s Eden Project, one of the world’s best known ecological tourist attraction, has been invited to expand the Eden Project brand into China, wines Michael Wale.

South Korea’s Nature Republic expands into Indonesia

Fast-growing South Korean natural beauty brand and retailer Nature Republic has opened its first store in Indonesia.

Jane Goodall and 60 Scientists: ‘Stop Funding Meat and Dairy Advertisements’

4 Mins Read Dr. Jane Goodall and over 60 other scientists have penned a letter urging the E.U. to stop funding animal food advertisements. The...

Beyond Meat partners with tech giant Alibaba to fast track China market entry

US plant-based protein maker Beyond Meat has unveiled a new partnership with Chinese tech giant Alibaba, which will see Beyond Burgers hitting supermarket shelves in mainland China for the first time.

Beauty industry must comply with new ‘clean beauty rules’

The international beauty industry must comply with a “new-age set of clean beauty rules” if brands are to meet the increasing ethical expectations of modern consumers, say category specialists at global research firm Mintel.

Drawn to organic: Eco-friendly crayons for little artists

Azafran's Organic Veggie Crayons, made in India on the company’s own certified organic farm, were created to offer something special for all earth friendly and creative minded soul

Lia Debuts World’s First Biodegradable & Flushable Pregnancy Test To Market

Lia, the women-founded startup developing eco-friendly reproductive health and wellness products, has just launched the world’s first biodegradable and flushable pregnancy test. After years...

India’s 15-year organic experiment pays triple dividend

India’s growing commitment to organic – in particular, its 15-year organic-only experiment in the tiny state of Sikkim – is paying multiple benefits, says the Indian government. 

Tea drinkers live longer, healthier lives – large-scale study

Drinking tea at least three times a week is linked with a longer and healthier life, according to a study published today in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology.

Arjuna announces origin-cultivated Amaranth supply

Leading India-based botanical extracts manufacturer Arjuna Natural has announced that it has secured a sustainable, nitrate-enriched, all-natural Amaranthus extract supply for boosting nitric oxide levels.

Thailand’s northeastern provinces sign up to organic cooperation plan

Thailand has signalled its ambitions to significantly expand its organic food production. 

H&B launches on Chinese retail platform Tmall

Leading health and wellness retailer chain Holland & Barrett (H&B) has officially launched on Chinese e-commerce site Tmall. The launch of its flagship store on...

This Singapore Firm Is Expanding Vegan Seafood Across Asia To ‘Feed 100 Million’

3 Mins Read Singapore-based firm Growthwell is expanding its vegan seafood production with an aim to feed 100 million people with plants. The post This...