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.
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Swedish start-up Moreganic Sourcing AB and Scandic Foods Asia have announced a new collaboration to create openings in China for healthy and clean food products from the Scandinavian region.
Police in a China have seized over US$4.7 million of counterfeit goods including large quantities of leading brand Australian supplements, according to Australian and local Chinese media reports.
A new study by scientists in South Korea adds to a growing body of research showing the benefits of Echnicacea on the immune system.
The plant-based food trend that is transforming food industry NPD is now strengthening in the Asia Pacific region.
The Asia natural and organic beauty market is growing fast, reports analyst Ecovia Intelligence in this special commentary. The recent acquisition of New Zealand natural beauty brand Trilogy reflects the growing importance of Asia in the global market for natural and organic cosmetics. CITIC Capital China Partners, a Hong Kong-based private equity firm, has paid […]
Israel-based microalgae specialist Algatechnologies Ltd (Algatech) has taken a controlling stake in New Zealand’s Supreme Health, to supply China and Asia-Pacific with astaxanthin and other algae-based products.
Leading Indian botanical extract specialist Arjuna Natural has launched a high-potency, all-natural ashwagandha extract.
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.
Azafran’s Organic Veggie Crayons, made in India on the company’s own certified organic farm, offer something special for all earth friendly and creative minded souls.
Ahmedabad-headquartered natural and organic beauty brand Azafran Organics has announced ambitious plans to secure a retail listings in 10,000 outlets across India in the next 12 months.
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.
Fast-growing South Korean natural beauty brand and retailer Nature Republic has opened its first store in Indonesia.
Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created what they believe to be the world’s first tofu wine, using discarded tofu whey.
Thailand has signalled its ambitions to significantly expand its organic food production.
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Organic sales at Leclerc up 22%, retailer targets 200 Le Marché Bio store openings
January 18, 2019 Jim Manson
Organic sales at French supermarket chain Leclerc grew by an impressive 22% in 2018 to be worth €930 million, reports the Linéaires.
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The time for debating climate change is over, says US organic farming pioneer Bob Quinn – it’s already happening, and we need to adapt fast. That’s why he has turned his attention to developing climate change ready organic crops that will thrive in hot, water stressed conditions, writes Michael Wale.
Pomella®, Bacognize® and Longvida®: Benefits for Active People
More than ever, active individuals are looking for natural alternatives that can provide nutritional support to help maximize exercise benefits and reduce recovery time. Natural antioxidants are an excellent alternative, but not all of them are able to prove bioavailability and efficacy. Punicalagins are a group of potent antioxidants unique to the pomegranate fruit which […]
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Intrinsic aging produces many physiological changes that affect how the body looks and feels, which depends, at least in part, upon the structural integrity of the connective tissue in joints, skin, tendons, ligaments, bones, and blood vessels. Connective tissue, which is primarily composed of collagen, glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), and proteoglycans, binds all of the organs and […]
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