Vitamin D has overtaken vitamin C as the UK’s most widely used single vitamin according to a new research published by Mintel.
New data from Mintel reveals the UK has overtaken Germany as world leader in vegan food launches.
Confusion over what the term ‘natural’ means when applied to food products is driving a free-from “revolution”, says consumer behaviour specialist Mintel.
Earlier this year India passed one of the world’s toughest anti-plastics laws, committing the country to a total ban on single-use plastics by 2020. Now, research gathered by global analysts Mintel identifies a huge opportunity for green packaging innovation across Asia.
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
Globally, 5% of all food and drink products launched between July 2017 and June 2018 were vegan, while 11% were vegetarian, according to newly published research from Mintel.
Millennials have had their time in the spotlight; now, companies are looking to the next generation to see how they will impact the future of the food and drink industry.
Mini beauty and personal care products are becoming increasingly popular among Millennials, confirming a growing consumer fascination with miniaturisation.
The plant-based food trend that is transforming food industry NPD is now strengthening in the Asia Pacific region.
New research from Mintel reveals that more than half (53%) of Canadians say they eat meat alternatives, including one in five (18%) who claim to eat them at least a few times a week.
A quarter (25%) of all food and drink products launched in Germany in 2017 carried organic claims, according to new data from Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD.
Vegan confectionery product launches grew by 140% between 2013 and 2017, as growing numbers of consumers spurned chocolate and sweets containing animal derived ingredients.
Retail space given over to organic food and drink in the UAE has grown 60% in the last four years according to new research from Mintel, creating a major opportunity for both local growers and international brands.
New research from Mintel reveals that more than half (55 percent) of Americans say they lived a healthier lifestyle in 2017 compared to the year prior, and 45 percent say they have made dramatic changes to improve their health. But the report also reveals the gap between people’s health goals and and actual achievements.
New research from Mintel reveals that non-dairy milk sales have seen steady growth over the past five years, growing an impressive 61 percent since 2012 to reach $2.11 billion in 2017.
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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.
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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 […]
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 […]