Changing the debate on natural health in New Zealand

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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 widen consumer access to natural health products and help people to take charge of their health. 

Murray River Organics secures licence to grow low-THC cannabis

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Leading organic grower and manufacturer Murray River Organics (MRG) has been granted a local  licence grow ‘low-THC cannabis’ (hemp).

Aussie Shelf-Stable Plant-Based Meat Startup Deliciou Bags Seed Funding To Fuel Global Expansion

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Deliciou has raised seed funding to continue expanding global distribution of its line of shelf-stable plant-based meat alternatives to Europe, the U.S. and Asia....

Australia’s ‘natural sanitiser’ lemon myrtle in high demand

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Australia’s largest producer of lemon myrtle has retooled its entire North Queensland farm to meet the growing demand for hand sanitiser and cleaning products.

Australian health store operators join forces to create 180-store portfolio

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Healthy Life Group is joining forces with Australia’s largest health food store group, Go Vita in a move designed to strengthen the health food channel in Australia’s increasingly competitive retail landscape.

New Zealand organic market grows 30% to top NZ$600m

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The New Zealand organic sector has grown 30 per cent since 2015 to now be worth $600 million per year, buoyed by consumer demand in NZ and globally.

Australian industry hails “world class” supplements approval system

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Australia’s natural health products industry has welcomed new national rules governing supplements approvals.

Functional oral health drink Swirlit hits shelves as new category emerges

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Swirlit is the new functional beverage formulated by an Australian dentist Angie Lang to fill a gap in the market for a drink that wouldn’t contribute to dental problems.

Why Eco-Friendly Products are Hitting Home

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Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, empty supermarket shelves became a ‘thing’ in 2020. While the toilet-paper aisle was hardest hit, certain household cleaning products...

B Certification – What it Means for Your Business and the Planet

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If you’re keen to give your customers even more confidence that they’re making a great choice by picking your product, getting certification makes a...

Alternative Proteins Council Launches To Provide A Collective Voice For Australia’s Alt Protein Sector

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A new representative group for Australia’s alternative protein sector, dubbed the Alternative Proteins Council (APC), has launched last week on March 31st, as reported...

Australian organic market on course to hit AU$ 2 billion in 2018

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Australia’s organic products market is set to reach AU$ 2 billion (US$ 1.5 billion) in 2018, based on its current growth trajectory.

The Rise and Rise of Plant-Based Products

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Australia’s plant-based protein sector is already big business. But according to a report released last year, it could be worth as much as $3...

Growth spurt: Australian organic infant milk brand Bellamy’s signs major deals with dairies

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Australian organic infant milk brand Bellamy’s has signed three new deals with local dairies to secure the supply of organic milk for its own growth programme. 

Brands call for end to ‘misinformation’ about NZ Natural Health Bill

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A group of New Zealand-based manufacturers say they are frustrated with the amount of “misinformation” circulating about the country’s Natural Health Products Bill.