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Navigating Natural & Organic: Sarah McKee, Nielsen

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The natural and organic industry is continuously growing and shifting, with new trends, regulations, products and practices being introduced into market everyday. How does...

Food, drink and wellness trends for 2021

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Tenna Annette, co-founder and raw food expert at Purearth, discusses food, drink and wellness trends for 2021. Never has there been a greater awareness of...

A vaccine on its way – where now for vitamin D and COVID-19 research?

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With the news that a COVID-19 vaccine might be available as soon as the beginning of December, where does that leave research into the...

Navigating Natural and Organic: Michael Fox, Fable Food Co.

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The natural and organic industry is continuously growing and shifting, with new trends, regulations, products and practices being introduced into market everyday. How does...

Sustainable packaging for a natural beauty industry

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Cosmetics products come in all shapes and sizes. From face moisturizer and serum, to hair gel and toothpaste, the industry is expansive. Back in...

Let’s act now to prevent a Brexit catastrophe for the organic industry

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Roger Kerr, CEO of OF&G, explains why we must act now to prevent a post-Brexit catastrophe for the UK’s organic industry. The organic sector faces...

The rising demand for immunity boosting drinks as a result of COVID-19

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Paul Gurnell, general manager at Purearth, offers his thoughts on how functional, immunity boosting drinks can become a way of life for consumers. Even before...

Inside Story: Independent food retail during Covid

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In lockdown small, independent food stores no longer seemed like ‘nice little examples of how different food shopping could be’, but a vital community asset of which there simply wasn’t enough to go around, writes Danni Rochman.

Digital first: How foodcircle is shaking up organic wholesale

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Tech-centric organic wholesaler foodcircle says its mould-breaking digital model is empowering organic food businesses and helping build a more transparent food marketplace

Alibaba expects surge in demand for natural products as China emerges from lockdown

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China’s changing appetite brings fresh opportunity for natural products  brands looking to tap into a new market. Alibaba’s Zarina Kanji, health, food and beverage market specialist for the UK and Nordics, explains why.

Organic and GMOs – conflict or co-existence?

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Are there are limits to what plant breeding can (or should) achieve? Or, as some proponents of genetic engineering in agriculture believe, are we limited only by our imaginations and how strict or liberal our regulations are?

Comment: Bringing it all back home – local lessons from the lockdown

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Much has been said and written about the lessons we might learn from the long weeks spent in coronavirus lockdown. And in our own world – natural and organic – we too are learning to look at things differently, in ways that could reshape our businesses and livelihoods for years to come.

A message from the Natural Products Global team

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The last few weeks have brought unimaginable changes to our lives as the Covid-19 crisis has deepened, and spread around the world. That’s certainly...

Spanish lessons

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A new law in Spain prohibiting sale of food below the cost of production has potential lessons for all of us, says Simon Wright.

NPG Talks: Remaking the case for organic in a climate crisis

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In a talk prepared for the recent Nordic Organic Food Fair, NPG editor Jim Manson, explains why he thinks why we need to remake the case for organic in a climate crisis.