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Bringing you exclusive interviews with the natural and organic products industry’s leading figures and personalities from around the World.

Need I say More?

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Holland & Barrett CEO Peter Aldis talks here with NPN’s Jim Manson about the retailer’s new flagship More store at Marble Arch and how it plans to become a £1 billion business by 2020

The disruptor

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A prominent natural food retailer told us recently that CLF Distribution had “transformed” his business – and the wider health food trade. For CLF’s founder,...

Climate change ready: Growing organically in a water stressed world

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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. 

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. 

From bongs to baby food – how to navigate the South African market by...

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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 are, he offers a unique 360 degree view of the market, with all its opportunities and challenges.

The Big Interview: Eduardo Cuoco, director, IFOAM EU

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In this wide-ranging interview for Natural Products Global, Eduardo Cucoco, director of IFOAM EU – Europe’s lead organic advocacy group – talks about the organisation’s big priorities in the coming years, from CAP reform (injecting urgency into debate on climate and the environment) and implementation of the new EU Organic Regulation, to exploring ways of developing organic “beyond the regulation”.

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

Meet the speaker: Dr. Hana Musinovic

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Dr. Hana Mušinović is Regulatory and Scientific Manager in NATRUE, the International Natural and Organic Cosmetics Association, responsible for regulatory and scientific activities and...

Meet the brands from Romania – Mayie Cosmetics

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Showcasing hundreds of natural and organic products from around the world, Eco Life Scandinavia is a celebration of how sustainability has grown internationally. In...

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...

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...