Sydney, Australia. Far more than just a tradeshow, Naturally Good Expo is a total business event that’s 100% devoted to all things healthy, organic and natural. As the largest event for healthy retailers, brands and practitioners in the Southern Hemisphere, it’s the place where serious buyers meet with suppliers for two days of business, networking, […]
The latest natural and organic news, features, research and opinion effecting Australia.
Restaurants have long been making good use of native Australian foods and botanicals. Now, a series of branded retail product launches is putting the category in front of bigger audience, including overseas markets.
Sydney, Australia-headquartered Pharmacare Laboratories has added leading Australian Wholefood snack brand Go Natural to its growing portfolio of health brands.
Low-calorie vitamin drink brand VITHIT has launched in Australia, with an initial listing in 700 Coles stores.
Leading Australian supplement brand Blackmores this week reported strong first quarter results, with a 15 per cent increase in revenue to $154 million and a 7% lift in net profit.
Pasta Emilia, Sydney, Australia
Coca-Cola is taking a 45 per cent stake in Australian health-forward beverages brand owner Made Group.
The Coca-Cola Company has acquired Australia’s Organic & Raw Trading Co, which makes the MOJO brand of organic kombucha drinks.
Brisbane-based health food brand Locako has secured a listing in 45 branches of Australian health food chain Healthy Life for its recently launched Grass Fed Collagen Bars.
Increasing consumer demand for ‘clean’ beauty products is driving record growth for Melbourne-headquartered Total Beauty Network (TBN), with sales up 38 per cent on last year.
Australian natural products chain Healthy Life has opened its second store-in-store, taking its total store portfolio to 47.
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
Following trial successful trial distribution on Sweden and Australia, organic superfood brand is preparing for a full commercial launch in the third quarter of 2018.
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.
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.
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Fix the World and Make Money the Dr Bronner’s way
October 31, 2018 Jim Manson
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!
Interview: Natural beauty sector needs to tune into what the customer wants
Understanding what the consumer wants, and delivering on that, should be the natural beauty sector’s single biggest priority. That’s the very clear view of Holland & Barrett’s head of beauty, Lucy Pottinger, who talked exclusively with Natural Products Global in a special video interview recently.
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.
BioCell Collagen for Joint, Skin and Connective Tissue Health
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 […]
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 […]
As Europe braces itself for winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol® and the power of black elderberry
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
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 […]