European dairy cooperative Arla is aiming to build on success already seen in Denmark and China by extending its Arla Baby & Me Organic brand into the UK market.
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.
Michael Wale explains how an unusual chain events led a small organic dairy in the south west corner of Wales to to build a valuable export business in the lucrative Asia-Pacific market.
China’s efforts to position Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as a contender to take a significant share of the $50 billion global medicine market are about to see a major payoff, reports the South China Morning Post.
US trade body the Natural Products Association (NPA) has warned that the Trump Administration’s plans to impose tariffs on key ingredients for nutritional supplements would severely damage business prospects for the US dietary supplement industry, and risks putting “most small firms out of business”.
Chinese authorities have denied reaching any agreement that would alter the country’s strict laws on mandatory animal testing on imported cosmetics products.
Swedish start-up Moreganic Sourcing AB and Scandic Foods Asia have announced a new collaboration to create openings in China for healthy and clean food products from the Scandinavian region.
Police in a China have seized over US$4.7 million of counterfeit goods including large quantities of leading brand Australian supplements, according to Australian and local Chinese media reports.
The Asia natural and organic beauty market is growing fast, reports analyst Ecovia Intelligence in this special commentary. The recent acquisition of New Zealand natural beauty brand Trilogy reflects the growing importance of Asia in the global market for natural and organic cosmetics. CITIC Capital China Partners, a Hong Kong-based private equity firm, has paid […]
Hong Kong-based CITIC Capital China Partners, the private equity arm of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited, has completed a US $211 million deal to acquire the holding company of New Zealand-based natural beauty brand Trilogy.
Sir Tim Smit founder of the UK’s Eden Project, one of the world’s best known ecological tourist attraction, has been invited to expand the Eden Project brand into China, wines Michael Wale.
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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