The UK-based businesswoman and vegan campaigner Heather Mills is about to open what she has described as Britain’s biggest vegan food factory, at a former Walker’s crips facility in Peterlee, Co Durham.
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UK-based natural beauty pioneer Faith in Nature is reviving a scheme from its early days, encouraging customers to return product containers to its manufacturing facilities.
Vitamin D has overtaken vitamin C as the UK’s most widely used single vitamin according to a new research published by Mintel.
Animal rights campaigners have taken over Brighton (UK) based alternative supermarket HISBE for a second time in protest against what they call the retailer’s “false advertising”.
A new report from Technavio forecasts that the global organic milk market to grow at a CAGR close to 5% over the the period 2019-2023
New data from Mintel reveals the UK has overtaken Germany as world leader in vegan food launches.
This year is expected to be an important one for the sustainable food industry. Specialist consultancy Ecovia Intelligence has compiled this handy summary of seven sustainable food trends we can expect to see coming through in 2019.
Delegates at this year’s Oxford Real Farming Conference pushed the UK environment secretary Michael Gove to give a clear commitment to organic, writes Michael Wale.
UK-based organic herbal wellbeing company Pukka Herbs has relaunched its popular Detox tea under a new name – Feel New.
The owner of a UK-based juice bar who pleaded guilty in August to breaching the EU Nutrition & health Claims Regulation, this week had the fines imposed on her cut by an appeal judge.
Vegan diets are adding to a growing ‘hidden hunger’ phenomenon in wealthy countries, caused by a chronic lack of essential micronutrients in the diet, such as vitamins and minerals.
Personal health concerns and increased availability in mainstream retail are now key drivers of growth in the global organic market, reports Ecovia Intelligence. The London-based consultancy also reveals that almost all leading organic food brands in North America are now in hands of multinationals.
UK-based trade group the Health Food Manufacturers Association (HFMA) has written a formal letter of complaint to the BBC about a controversial BBC2 Horizon programme about the food supplements industry.
The Spanish government’s recent announcement that it plans a crackdown on natural health products is part of a wider anti-supplement push in the EU, warns Robert Verkerk In a deeply retrogressive move, the Spanish government is planning a major crackdown on natural remedies, ranging from homeopathy through to food supplements, responding to a move by academic skeptics […]
A TV Doctor, specialist health food store and an industry body feature prominently in a film created for Viridian Nutrition on bringing lifestyle medicine to the mainstream.
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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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