Product innovation, market growth, profitability, trends, bioavailability, nutrition and Brexit are just some of the hot topics under discussion in this year’s Natural Products Talks Theatre (sponsored by Natural Balance Foods).

Session highlights for retailers include: a comprehensive trade overview of the Soil Association’s 2018 Organic Market Report; the full results of the 2018 ‘Health Check in Natural Products Retailing’ survey; and a snapshot of the UK market for sustainable food & drink (including organic, Fairtrade and free from) by Simon Wright, founder of OF+ Consulting.  While leading independent health store owners – Sanjay Patel, Alan Martin, Len Glenville and Melanie Beard – will be sharing their insights and experiences of successful retail expansion.

NaturalProductsGlobal.com’s editor-in-chief Jim Manson will also be giving his take on the best global trends in natural and organic, using a year’s worth of headlines and real-life industry developments.

Other speaker highlights – there are 16 sessions in this theatre across two days – include:

Craig Sams in conversation
Journalist Elisabeth Winkler will host this exclusive interview, exploring the driving forces behind one of the industry’s best-known organic pioneers.

Natural hormone balancers for women
Dr Marilyn Glenville PhD outlines the latest research/product recommendations for retailers to help their customers treat PMS naturally and balance hormones to help with endometriosis, fibroids, menopause and PCOS.

Bone health revolution — the collagen connection
Nutritional biochemist and registered nutritionist Esther Mills-Roberts uses the latest clinical studies to show how collagen could be the key to better joint health for many.

Help your customers reclaim their brain!
Leading nutritionist Patrick Holford explains how retailers can help their customers to reclaim their ‘natural connection with smart eating and living’.

Stress: the biggest threat to our health?
Henrietta Norton, co-founder of Wild Nutrition, outlines the influence that stress has on the immune, digestive and endocrine system; with a special focus on the latest research and its impact on female hormone balance.

CBD-rich hemp extracts – the new “big thing” in the Nutraceutical Industry
HemPoland’s Jacek Kramarz and Paulina Wi¶niewska discuss Hemp-derived CBD, with a focus on how CBD works, its potential applications and its differences with medical marijuana.

Ingredients to Success
A panel of experts from leading health companies – BetterYou, BioCare, North American Herb & Spice and Coyne Healthcare, join nutritionist Shona Wilkinson to discuss bioavailability and ways for retailers to be confident that the products they sell are actually absorbed by the body.

The Innovation Pitch Live to Holland & Barrett
Six exhibitors go head-to-head to win a potential listing with Holland & Barrett International.  Judges include H&B’s CEO Peter Aldis and members of his senior executive buying team: Lucy Pottinger, head of category for ethical beauty and aromatherapy; Lisa Sinclair, head of category for VMS; and Nick Janda, head of trade plan.

The full seminar schedule, including further details and timings, is available to view online at www.naturalproducts.co.uk/health-living/seminars.

Natural & Organic Products Europe will feature over 70 speakers in three dedicated theatres. Chief executives and senior managers from the Soil Association, Sustainable Food Trust, Organic Trade Board, Daylesford, Ocado, Weleda, Beauty Kitchen, Allergy UK, Ecovia Intelligence, Antipodes will be speaking at the show.  As will Zac Goldsmith, Conservative MP for Richmond Park and North Kingston, Vogue’s former beauty editor Anna-Marie Solowij, and Millie Kendall MBE.

Free advance trade registration

Natural & Organic Products Europe is open from Sunday 22 April to Monday 23 April at ExCeL London.

For further information about the free seminar line-up and the 700+ exhibiting companies for 2018, the Show Guide is now available to view online at www.naturalproducts.co.uk/show-guide-2018.

For more information, and to register for a free trade ticket in advance, please visit www.naturalproducts.co.uk (direct link: https://eventdata.uk/Visitor/NOPE2018.aspx?TrackingCode=PR1).



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