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Natural & Organic Products Europe

Natural & Organic Products Europe opens in London this weekend

With over 700 exhibitors now confirmed, Natural & Organic Products Europe is set to host the biggest showcase of natural and certified organic products the UK has ever seen at London ExCeL this weekend. Doors open at the new time of 9am on Sunday, with over 10,500 food, health and beauty buyers preparing to attend […]

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Industry experts to share latest trends & insights at NPE18

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 […]

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Q&A: Finn Cottle, Soil Association Certification

Next up is Finn Cottle, trade consultant at Soil Association Certification.  As in previous years, she’ll be appearing in an exclusive Soil Association session (alongside Clare McDermott) sharing insights on market trends and opportunities – including the latest consumer research and a comprehensive trade overview of the 2018 Organic Market Report. (more…)

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Q&A: Lisa Sinclair, Holland & Barrett International

As Holland & Barrett’s head of category for vitamins & supplements, Lisa Sinclair calls the show a great “chance to meet some of the best innovators in the industry”.  She’s back judging this year’s Innovation Pitch LIVE, alongside the company’s CEO Peter Aldis.  Arrive early — this session promises to be standing room only! (more…)

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Q&A: Nick Janda, Holland & Barrett International

For Nick Janda, head of trade plan at Holland & Barrett International, Natural & Organic Products Europe “has always been a go-to for us for the best in innovation, niche products and ingredients we’ve never seen before”.  We caught up with him before the show to find out more … (more…)

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Q&A: Birthe Linddal

Danish futurologist Birthe Linddal is one of the most widely quoted experts in the fields of ‘food futures’.  In her session at the show, she’ll be discussing the forces (micro-trends, anti-trends, mega-trends and phenomena etc) that she thinks will shape the future of the natural and organic food market in the next decade. (more…)

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Q&A: Janey Lee Grace

Broadcaster and natural beauty trend spotter Janey Lee Grace will be discussing some of her favourite new product picks from the show at 4pm on opening day (22 April). (more…)

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Q&A: Anna Brightman, Optiat

Our next Q&A is with Anna Brightman, who co-founded Optiat with her brother William.  Despite only launching their first range in November 2016, Optiat now distribute their sustainable skincare products cross Europe and have more than 300 UK stockists including Topshop and Whole Foods Market.  Anna will be sharing her thoughts on ‘The rise of the […]

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Q&A: Adam Thompson, Rebel Kitchen

Adam Thompson, MD of Rebel Kitchen, will be sharing his insights into the future of the plant-based category and what really matters to free from consumers in the Natural Food Talks Theatre on Monday 23 April (3pm).  We caught up with him before the show to find out more… (more…)

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Q&A: Helen Yeardsley, Pegasus

Our next Q&A features Helen Yeardsley, healthy beauty director at Pegasus.  She’ll be chairing an exclusive panel discussion on Clean Beauty on the show’s second day, featuring Jo Chidley (Beauty Kitchen), Jayn Sterland (Weleda), Lucy Pottinger (Holland & Barrett), Lauren Bartley (Soil Association), and Helen Lynn (CoolGreen). (more…)

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2018 & beyond – what’s next for natural and organic?

2018 & beyond – what’s next for natural and organic?

2018 is already shaping up to being a bumper year for new launches – across all categories – at Natural & Organic Products Europe in April.  But which new trends and innovations are the ones to watch?  What new opportunities or potential challenges will have the biggest impact on the market over the next twelve […]

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