Australian natural products chain Healthy Life has opened its second store-in-store, taking its total store portfolio to 47.
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New research carried out in Australia reveals a gap between good intentions on green issues and a willingness to pay extra for eco-friendly products
2017 was a year of “tectonic shifts” for the $149 billion US natural products market and “radical disruption” for the wider grocery market, concludes a new survey by Natural Foods Merchandiser.
Leading US organic wholesaler Organically Grown Company (OGC) has become the first company in America to be owned by a perpetual purpose trust, allowing it to focus on maximising purpose, not profits – and never having to be worried about being sold to a bigger food company.
A new organic retail co-operative called Labore opened its in Bilbao.
A revised, updated and expanded eighth edition of the highly-regarded Natural Products Field Manual has just been released.
With its smart store vibe and skilfully curated product offer, South African retailer Wellness Warehouse has been quite an impact on the country’s natural and organic channel.
Mini beauty and personal care products are becoming increasingly popular among Millennials, confirming a growing consumer fascination with miniaturisation.
The MD of the UK’s oldest health foods buying group The Health Store (THS) has pledged his support for a buyout offer from the Health Made Easy Group (HMEG), owner of rival Tree of Life.
Australian health store chain Healthy Life this week announced its launch into e-commerce, and opened the first of its new look bricks and mortar stores in Victoria at Tooronga Shopping Centre.
Spain’s market for organic products grew 12.5% in 2017 to be worth EUR1.68 billion, propelling it into the global top ten of national markets for organic for the first time. Once again, it is millennials who driving much of the growth in organic sales.
Amazon is deepening the discounts on Whole Foods Market lines it offers to members of its Prime service.
Leading health food chain Holland & Barrett is partnering with data science company, Starcount, as part of a three-year programme of “transformational” change.
Robust organic sector growth and a resurgent traditional medicine movement were two of the standout trends identified by Natural Products Global editor-in-chief Jim Manson in his keynote talk at last week’s Natural & Organic Products Europe event in London.
The UK Advertising Standards Association (ASA) has told the food-to-go chain Pret Manger to stop using “natural” in its advertising, following a complaint by the food and farming charity Sustain.
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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.
Fix the World and Make Money the Dr Bronner’s way
Family owned natural soap brand Dr Bronner’s is the subject of an episode in a new documentary series Fix the World and Make Money, titled ‘Soap for World Peace’, which launched today on the filmmakers’ website.
Natural Products YouTube channel relaunches with Organic Pioneer series
An all new-look Natural Products YouTube channel relaunches this week with a series of ‘Organic Pioneer’ videos filmed earlier this month at the Go! Organic Festival.
Watch: Natural & Organic Products Europe in pictures
The ‘official’ photos are all in from last weekend’s action-packed and effortlessly upbeat Natural & Organic Products Europe in London. We’ve edited the cream of the crop into a snappy 60-second video. If you couldn’t get along to the show, here’s what you missed!
From bongs to baby food – how to navigate the South African market by a man who’s done (and still does) it all
September 21, 2018 Jim Manson
Founder and owner of one of South Africa’s leading natural and organic distributors, and publisher of the country’s top trade magazine for the food and beverage industry, Bruce Cohen is that rare breed, an entrepreneur- influencer – both deal-maker and commentator. Plugged in to the South African natural products scene in a way few others […]
The neuroscientist and science writer Matthew Walker describes lack of sleep as a “slow form of self-euthanasia”. His best-selling book Why We Sleepis a wake-up call for all of us, writes Jim Manson
Changing the debate on natural health in New Zealand
A campaign last year by natural health advocacy group the New Zealand Wellness Association (NZWA) played a pivotal role in seeing off divisive new legislation proposed for the regulation of the supplements and natural remedies in the country. Here, NZWA’s co-founder and general manager, Joanne Bisset, talks to NPG about the group’s on-going mission to […]
Climate change ready: Growing organically in a water stressed world
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.
Age-defining Eye Saviors: A new clinical study of XanMax®
A randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel study has been recently conducted for a duration of 180 days in elderly volunteers. Statistically significant results demonstrated that XanMax® supports healthy macula through deposition of optimal levels of carotenoid pigments. Furthermore, the study also demonstrated that the formulation was safe and well tolerated when administrated orally. Details […]
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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It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]