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21/03/2017

Natural Products Europe London 2 -3 april - preview of exhibitors

Natural Food Show, taking place on 2-3 April at London ExCeL.

Natural & Organic Products Europe, that is one of the many Connature Expos Partners, which attracts over 10,000 attendees annually,  is a vibrant showcase of the best (and biggest) choice of natural and certified organic food and drink from around the world.  Many of the 400+ companies confirmed for 2017 won’t be exhibiting at any other event in the UK this year – making it a ‘must attend’ for buyers and retailers to discover innovative new ideas and emerging trends that they won’t see – or sample – anywhere else.

Here’s a taste of what’s in store:

Cofresh Snack Foods (stand T47, Vegan World) is launching its first certified organic range of Eat Real lentil chips, hummus chips and veggie straws.  The hummus and lentil contain no added sugars, all are gluten free, vegan and free of all the declarable allergens (UK).

Marigold Health Foods (stand N31) is unveiling its Instant Sunshine Soups with vitamin D (in 4 packs).  The soups, available in Minestrone and Mushroom, have no GMO ingredients, no artificial colours, preservatives or flavours, and no MSG (UK).

Pure Diet Organic (stand V29, Vegan World) is previewing its Organic Raw Extra Virgin Coconut Oil.  The coconut oil is extracted from fresh organic coconuts, which are cold-pressed and unrefined to preserve both nutrients and a full-bodied taste and aroma.  Coconut oil can withstand heat, making it a great option for frying, roasting, and baking (UK).

Clearspring (stand H13, Soil Association & Organic Trade Board pavilion) is launching its Organic 100% Buckwheat Pasta, made from naturally gluten free 100% buckwheat flour.  This nutty flavoured tortiglioni has a firm texture and holds its shape during cooking.  Ready in 8 minutes, it provides a source of protein and fibre (UK).

Skoulikas Bedford/TA Sunita (stand K21, Soil Association & Organic Trade Board pavilion) is launching its new Tahini with beta-glucan at the show.  Produced using their light tahini with added oat beta-glucan (a soluble fibre), can help to prevent excess cholesterol being absorbed into the body (UK).

Naturya (stand H35) is adding three nutritious, organic ingredients to its range – Bee Pollen, Goldenberries and Mulberries.  They are ideal for sprinkling on cereal or yoghurt, and giving a twist to home baking.  Gathered sustainably from wildflower pastures, Naturya’s Organic Bee Pollen provides a natural source of protein and vitamins.  Or for a nutritious pick-me-up, mix the caramel-sweetness of Organic Mulberries with zingy Organic Goldenberries (UK).

Tazaki Foods (stand P44) is introducing a new range of high-protein, organic soybean noodles, created by British Taiwanese food writer and TV chef Ching-He Huang.  Ching’s Gluten Free & Organic Soybean Noodles (200g box) and Ching’s Gluten Free & Organic Edamame Soybean Noodles (200g box) contain 44-45g protein per 100g serving.  Both are free from additives, low in sodium and high in fibre (UK).

Gusto Organic (stand T1) is launching a 275ml glass variant of its Gusto Cola.  Produced in the UK, it’s made with spring water, organic essential oils, cola nut and organic agave.   This new Gusto Cola delivers a premium craft cola with 20% fewer calories than regular cola (UK).

Pukka Herbs (stand J50) is launching Wholistic Ashwagandha at the show.  Ashwagandha is a prized Ayurvedic adaptogenic herb, which rejuvenates the body by moderating the stress response.  Pukka’s Wholistic Ashwagandha uses a unique extraction process to retain 45+ active phytonutrients, and has been shown to improve sleep quality by 69%.  Also showcasing: Pukka Organic Wonder Berry Green, a super fruity organic green tea (UK).

Co.ind (stand Q30, Italian pavilion) is introducing Meseta, a range of 100% Arabica organic ground coffees.  Sourced from growers in Latin America, their strict organic methods produces a coffee full of bright clean notes of fresh flowers balanced by a subtle note of toasted bread (Italy).

One Earth Organics (stand J12, Soil Association & Organic Trade Board pavilion) is unveiling its new superfood blends, which only uses ethical and sustainable ingredients – supporting organisations working with rural farmers and harvesters (such as B’Ayoba in Zimbabwe).  Four blends are aimed at adults – Rejuvenate Your Soul, Shine Bright, Green Goodness and Coco Go Go, while two, Chocolate Dream and Vanilla Zilla, have been designed for the whole family, with flavours specifically chosen with children in mind (UK).

Mindfuel (stand P37) is launching its Whole Food Soup in Indian Curry flavour.  Containing 15g of protein, it’s a mindfully crafted Indian curry soup, which brings together spicy, salty, tangy, and sweet tastes through coconut, turmeric and chilli.  Packed with whole foods and plant protein, it’s also wheat-free (Germany).

Tropicsoul’s (stand P75) award winning product line is expanding with a new Guavalicious range.  Filled with tropical super fruits, the range includes: Pineapple Punta Cuna, Mango & The Beets, Mango Caliente, Mango Kaleada; and Banana Colada.  They are 100% natural, with no sugar or additives (Dominican Republic).

Made by Noble (stand R53) is introducing five nutrient rich, all natural cocoa blends.  Full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fibre and vegan plant proteins, the range includes: Golden, Roasted, Upbeet, Wild Green and Himalayan Salted Cacao – all ready to add to hot milk or mylk (UK).

ZenPasta (stand Q30K, Italian pavilion) is launching its Penne pasta, made with organic wheat and glucomannan (a cholesterol-reducing fibre).  It’s an Italian pasta with the same taste and texture as traditional wheat pasta, but 40% less calories, 50% less carbs and five times more fibre.  Ideal for weight-loss diets and lighter, healthier meals in general (Malta).

UHTCO Corporation (stand S63) is introducing Yacon Chocolate Drops (50% Raw Criollo Cacao and 50% Yacon Powder).  Made with Yacon root (prebiotic, low GI) and the nutritional value of Criollo Cacao – it contains no sugar, no dairy and doesn’t influence blood sugar levels (Austria/Peru).

Turmerlicious (stand R21) is launching its new, caffeine free, instant hot drink made from a blend of turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, black pepper, coconut milk and coconut sugar.  One serving contains the recommended daily dose of turmeric.  They are free from dairy, caffeine and gluten, and contain no artificial preservatives, flavours, or refined sugar.  The four blends include: vanilla, ginger, chocolate, and chilli choc (UK).

Nush Foods (stand P32) is introducing its Organic Cashew Milk Yoghurt.  It is free from dairy, soya, sugar, gluten and available in three flavours: natural, vanilla and strawberry.  Also showcasing: Almond Milk Yoghurt made using Sicilian Avola almonds, 20% pure almond milk, and vegan cultures, in four flavours (UK).

Bravura Foods (stand S30, Vegan World) is unveiling a host of new food and drink launches including: Free From Fellows vegan and sugar free gummy bears, cola bottles, and midget gems; Captain Kombucha fermented and organic probiotic health drinks; MaxSport vegan friendly, gluten free Paleo Protein bars; and Vegan Bakery dairy free biscuits (UK).

Essential Trading Cooperative (stand M23) is promoting its Organic Young Jackfruit, a new unprocessed, and nutritious, vegan meat alternative.  Full of vitamins and minerals, the fibrous savoury fruit chunks absorb flavours and mimic the texture of meat – especially pulled pork (UK).

Puresweet erythritol (stand R41) is a new brand offering a natural sweetener that has no calories and no GI.  With no bitter aftertaste, this sweetener has been used for many years in Japan, and is very popular in the USA (UK).

Happy Butter (stand V63) is launching its Organic Golden Turmeric Ghee, made with 1g fresh turmeric root per 10g of organic ghee.  The only such retail product currently available globally, it is hand churned in Devon in small batches from organic Westcountry Butter.  It can be used in everyday cooking, and as an Ayurvedic preparation, plus also in dairy/non-dairy milk to make ‘Golden Milk’ (UK).

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02/11/2016

India: organic market in Kolkatta

The government launched its first market for organic products in the city of Kolkata. It also will support a project for organic roof top gardens.

28/10/2016

EU boosts Armenia’s organic agriculture

The three year project OASI was founded by the EU and aims to support Armenian organic agriculture

24/10/2016

Poland: new food act comes into parliament

The ICPPC - International Coalition to Protect the Polish Countryside worked hard to get a New Food Act to be discussed on a political level.

19/10/2016

Bringing organic food to consumers through the food service

It is by now well known that organic food sells well about almost everywhere in the world. From Korea to France through the USA and Germany organic  product sales have recorded double digit growth.

19/10/2016

Organic is becoming increasingly popular in Ukraine

In recent years Ukraine has attracted attention mainly on account of two issues connected with organic agriculture in Germany.

09/10/2016

Europe’s biggest trade agreement reaches its most crucial point

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement mostly referred to as CETA are proposed trade agreements between the European Union and Canada and the United States

09/10/2016

EU Parliament objects to new GMO authorisations

European Parliament voted to oppose the authorisation proposal for cultivation and for import and use in food and feed of five GMOs

03/10/2016

Coop Sweden Initiative

According to a survey from supermarket giant Coop in Sweden, conducted with more than 200 families, 46% of the families never eat vegetarian food

29/09/2016

Green Acquisitions by multinationals

The trend of green acquisitions is spreading from the food, personal care to home care industries

23/09/2016

Official Launch of the European Petition for Soil Protection

On Thursday September 22nd the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) ‘People4soil’, is launched at ‘Terra Madre’, the global Slow Food event on good, clean and fair food in Turin, Italy

13/09/2016

Natural and Organic Personal Care Market Expected to Grow

The global natural and organic personal care market is expected to value around $21 million by the end of 2024

05/09/2016

Italian Organic Wine Exports Grow By 38%

In 2015, Italian organic wine exports grew by 38% with sales worth 205 million Euro

01/09/2016

Organic Soy Protein Market Worth 500.4 Million USD by 2021

The “Organic Soy Protein Market by Type, Application, Form and Region – Global Forecast to 2021” announced, that the organic soy protein market will be worth $500.4 million by 2021

27/08/2016

China – one of the top 4 organic markets worldwide

For years there were no official figures available for the organic market in the People's Republic of  China, even though this huge country has for a long time been supplying a lot of organic products

24/08/2016

Natural cosmetics: ”Quality and company development secure the future”

Natural cosmetics: Interview with Elfriede Dambache

12/08/2016

How cocoa growers can help curb deforestation

Although industries such as palm oil, timber, soya and cattle farming are the worst offenders, cocoa-growing regions also make a significant impact, explains The Guardian

08/01/2016

Organic groceries discount at Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada has quietly launched a new lineup of organic products under its Great Value store brand

26/06/2014

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