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26/02/2018

Connature Partner, Natural & Organic Products Europe returns to London ExCeL on 22-23 April 2018

Whether it’s down to health, environmental factors, or sustainability, the ‘clean-label’ movement shows no signs of abating. 

Retailers and buyers wishing to take advantage of this growing trend will find a host of innovative ‘clean-label’ VMS and health products at this year’s Natural & Organic Products Europe show, which returns to London ExCeL on 22-23 April.

According to Mintel, ‘products will need to satisfy an even greater number of requirements to meet consumers’ and regulators’ demands as expectations for clean labels evolve’. Rising demand for more natural and clean label products has kept Natural & Organic Products Europe well ahead of the curve since it first launched in 1997.  The show is renowned for showcasing the best choice of certified organic, GMO-free, vegan, vegetarian, and sustainable health and wellness innovations from around the world, and this year is no exception.

Transparency and traceability

“We think of ‘clean labels’ with our foods, and demand in ever-increasing measure the food attributes that matter most to us, for example organic certification, third party certifications, and other indicia demonstrating full traceability,” says Jeffery Brams, VP of international business and science at Garden of Life.

He explains: “Our consumers are buying our products specifically to enhance their health and wellbeing.  It’s critically important that they see us delivering on that promise with fewer, simpler, and more familiar ingredients rather than pharma chemicals.  Our customers increasingly expect this to be our industry’s definition of clean label and they deserve it.

“What differentiates the local healthy food and supplement retailer is, in part, its ability to form meaningful customer relationships through educated and passionate employees.  The best retailers are seeing their new role as curators of the ‘best in health’, and their stores are becoming trusted environments for this.  Nothing speaks to this need better than traceability.  Certifications such as organic, non-GMO, kosher/halal, vegan, and Informed Choice all provide consumers the assurances of clean, traceable ingredients and provide retailers a unique advantage.”

The Soil Association’s recent organic market report reveals that the ‘UK organic market is now in its fifth year of strong growth and worth £2.09 billion’, with the organic beauty and wellbeing sector worth £61.2 million.

This strong growth in organic is well represented across the show floor (including across health, food and beauty).  G&G Vitamins, Treat Me Nice UK, Vidya Europe, Motion Nutrition, KIKI Health, Lifeplan Products, Living Planet, Garden of Life, and Pukka Herbs are just a few certified organic health brands on offer for 2018.

Clean-label innovations

Health and wellness exhibitors like Wild Nutrition, A.Vogel Herbal Remedies, Coyne Healthcare, BioCare, Natures Aid, Terranova, The Naked Pharmacy, Wiley’s Finest, and Viridian Nutrition – who have been advocates of clean-label vitamins, minerals, nutrition powders, and supplements for a number of years – will all be promoting their latest offerings at the show.

Viridian Nutrition is launching its Nordic Forest Blend Wild Chaga and Raw Cacao beverages, whilst Natures Aid is introducing its new range of vegan probiotics and MCT Oil.  Wiley’s Finest is showcasing its new Wiley's Finest Bold Vision, and Vidya Europe is promoting its new 95% Organic Turmeric Extract, Organic Ashwagandha Extract, and Organic Moringa Oil.  Other new health products to see include:  Wild Nutrition’s new Turmaforte Full Spectrum Turmeric, Vitae Natural Nutrition’s Vitadigest Enzymes, Optibac’s daily immunity probiotics, Coyne Healthcare’s Bio-Curcumin, and Origine 8 – The Complete Green Tea Extract, and Enzymedica UK is launching Acid-Soothe.

“Viridian has been ‘clean label’ since we started nearly 20 years ago.  A push for clean-label – covering provenance of ingredients, manufacturing aids/excipients, GM and animal testing – has been a long time coming in the supplements industry,” says Cheryl Thallon, MD of Viridian Nutrition.

“Clean ingredients and full-declaration clean label is what we should expect to find on supplements sold in health food stores.  Clean label gives a clear point of difference for the specialist stores versus the mass market,” she says.

Elizabeth Adams, e-commerce buyer at bodykind, agrees that customers are actively researching and becoming much more informed about green washing: “I would say that it’s an equal measure of certifications and ingredients.  It is especially important that labelling is clear and that all ingredients are listed in supplements.  I make sure we don’t work with any brands that green wash.  Despite the importance of certifications, I think ingredients will always trump certificates, as it’s what you are putting in your body,” she says.

As well as the certified health products on offer, there are many sustainably-sourced, free from, natural health and wellness brands – with transparency of ingredients at the core – making their debut at the show.

These include: Biodane Pharma A/S (dietary supplements, Bionativa (organic hemp), Brabetz Holding (dissolving tablet supplements), Alkanatur Drops (alkaline water filter), CBD Health Foods (Canabidol – CBD oil), Equisalud (natural supplements), Georganics (oral healthcare), Love Life Supplements (nutritional supplements and powders), Oliveleaf (chaga, hemp and turmeric oils, powders and capsules), Treat Me Nice (magnesium products), Vital Proteins (collagen based supplements), Wunder Workshop (Ayurvedic inspired turmeric supplements and teas), and many more.

To view the initial exhibitor list, please visit www.naturalproducts.co.uk/exhibitor-list.

“More and more questions are being asked about the source of the ingredients e.g. where are the herbs actually from and how are they farmed, what fish is in the fish oil and where do they come from, and how are they ensuring sustainability?  These are all types of questions that manufacturers should be prepared for and able to give a good answer to,” says nutritional therapist Shona Wilkinson, who’ll be facilitating a panel discussion about ‘ingredients for success’ in the Natural Products Talks Theatre on opening day.

“I think this is a great trend and it’s good to see consumer demand putting pressure on manufacturers to up their game as far as clean labelling and transparency is concerned.  We are in the health industry and it is our duty to only provide supplements for our consumers that are healthy, effective and good for us as well as the planet,” she says.

Free trade registration

Natural & Organic Products Europe – Europe’s biggest natural and organic trade event – returns to London ExCeL on 22-23 April.  To register for a free trade ticket, please visit www.naturalproducts.co.uk

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Our weekly Interview with Interview with Kurt Paine, Founder of Abott Blackstone, importer and distributor of organic superfoods. We'll know more about its company and how he deals with international sales. Happy to share his experience with our audience of international companies and operators of the sustainable industry.

05/06/2019

Politycal Hotspot may 2019, many challenges to face

In the coming months, the political parties of the European Parliament (MEPs) will nominate candidates for the role of Commission President, many challenges to face

05/06/2019

Interview with Hamza Kayani Director of Chanar Sugar Mills producer of organic brown sugar

We are very happy to share this second interview to Hamza Kayani  Director of Chanar Sugar Mills

03/06/2019

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: BEST ORGANIC FARMING PRACTICES IN MOUNTAIN AREAS

The FAO's Mountain Partnership is seeking case studies for its publication “Agro-ecological and Organic Farming Practices in Mountain Areas”

29/05/2019

Interview with E-Silk Route Ventures (Pvt) Ltd, committed in producing fairly and ethically

Let's start our series of Ekowarehouse members interviews with the first company, E-Silk Route Ventures, committed in producing fairly and ethically spices, herbs, tea, fruits and vegetables.              

22/05/2019

$125 discount to register on Ekowarehouse for companies registered at Connature

Connature new Partner, Ekowarehouse the B2B Trade Platform for Organic Products and raw materials which accellerate sales.

06/05/2019

Ifoam, welcome note 2019

Feeding Europe without pesticides is a realistic objective, and a full transition of our agriculture towards agroecology could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the sector by 40% to 47% while at the same time preserving our biodiversity. 

23/04/2019

EU commission withdraws licence of international organic certifier

EU commissions has withdrawn the organic certification licence for five countries from the international certification body Control Union, as its bad performance facilitated organic fraud

18/04/2019

European critics for Ukraina control body

European critics for Ukraina control body

08/04/2019

A new study confirms that organic farming protects the climate

The impact of long-term organic farming on soil-derived greenhouse gas emissions

01/04/2019

Household panel of market researchers highliths austrian organic share of food at 9%

The Austrians buy almost nine percent of fresh products in the conventional food retail in organic quality" -  announced by Agrarmarkt Austria (AMA

18/03/2019

European Statistic show presence of pesticides in organic imports

European Statistic show presence of pesticides in organic imports from India, China, Turkey, more controls and alignemtent with Eu Standards required

22/02/2019

THE WORLD OF ORGANIC AGRICULTURE 2019

Nearly 70 million hectares worldwide of farmland are organic

18/02/2019

Organic market continues to grow everywere, in Europe as worldwide

In 2017, the European and international organic sector again recorded strong area and market growth

11/02/2019

Fair Trade demanded by cocoa producers

Bitter side of chocolate: "Breadline wages, poverty, child labour

01/02/2019

Organic farming wins performance comparison

German scientists have presented the most comprehensive study to date on the ecological and social performance of organic agriculture. The result is clear: Organic farming leads in five out of seven areas

18/01/2019

EU scientific advisors call for changing the genetic engineering law

The scientific advisors to the EU Commission have presented a paper in which they urge the Commission to change genetic engineering legislation

03/01/2019

Amazon expands network of organic supermarkets in the US

Amazon and the organic sector...expansion in the US

28/12/2018

New study on organic agriculture. Is it disadvantageous for the climate?

Organic agriculture is more damaging to the climate than conventional agriculture, scientists from Sweden and the USA claim. But is that true?

21/12/2018

Switzerland Organic sales: vegetables, fruit and milk increase significantly

From September 2017 to August 2018, 46,663 tonnes of organic vegetables worth 340 million euros were sold in Swiss retail outlets

10/12/2018

The integrity of the international organic market

After four years, the FiBL-project Consolidation of Organic Certification Bodies ended successfully

03/12/2018

EU slam for inspection body certification in Kenya

The EU Commission has examined the branch of an international certifier in Kenya and issued a very poor certificate for its work. So far, however, it has only had to do a little detention

19/11/2018

Switzerland: Organic sales of veggies, fruit and milk have increased significantly

From September 2017 to August 2018, 46,663 tonnes of organic vegetables worth 340 million euros were sold in Swiss retail outlets

09/11/2018

EU organic control in Romania slowly improving

The report praises Romania's efforts to improve the monitoring of organic inspection posts

06/11/2018

New study: Eating organic food reduces cancer risk

French scientists investigated the link between the consumption of organic food and the risk of developing certain types of cancer

02/11/2018

Germany: Microplastic in food worries consumers

Microplastic has so far been found mainly in marine fish. They confuse microplastic particles with plankton...

26/10/2018

Critical look at new additives

Again and again, individual countries move for the inclusion of further additives in the EU Organic Regulation (Annex VIII) and thus for allowing them

22/10/2018

FiBL: SMART Tool to assess food chains

In Switzerland, the Fair Food Initiative failed in a referendum. It wanted to oblige the government to strengthen “the supply of food that is of good quality...

12/10/2018

Natural cosmetics as a future market

The cosmetics market is very dynamic and a lot has happened in the last twelve months. This was emphasised by Elfriede Dambacher, consultant and expert in the natural cosmetics industry, at the 11th Natural Cosmetics Conference​

01/10/2018

German organic market: upward trend continues

What does the sales barometer for organic shops in Germany look like in the second quarter of 2018?  The turnover of the shops surveyed continues to rise

26/09/2018

Austria: Conversion to organic farming without regrets

According to a survey by Keyquest among 500 respondents, 98% of Austrian organic farmers would decide to switch back to organic farming again

20/09/2018

Switzerland: Organic consumption has doubled in ten years

In 2017, organic products worth 2.7 bn Swiss francs were sold in Switzerland, equivalent to 2.4 bn euros or 284 euros per capita

17/09/2018

Sustainability bank Triodos invests in crowdfunding platform

Bettervest specializes in renewable energy and energy efficiency projects that seek to raise money from the crowd through the platform

14/09/2018

Austria: denn‘s biomarkt expands branch network

A new denn's organic market store will open in Eisenstadt, Austria

03/09/2018

E.V.I - the document on Sustainability which wins the trust of Investors

Companies and start-up need to consider sustainability when it comes to plan processes, products, governance and promotion

28/08/2018

Italy: Organic sector shows impressive growth

Market data collected by Nielsen market research until May 2018, confirm a very positive trend in the Italian organic sector

27/08/2018

Canada Organic Trade Association welcomes government funding for organic sector

According to the Canada Organic Trade Association (COTA), the Canadian government is investing $8.3 million in organic agriculture research

22/08/2018

Nestlé USA: Misleading Non-GMO seal

By filing a lawsuit against Nestlé, a woman from California alleged that the US company misleads consumers by using its ‘No GMO ingredients’ seal as it might easily be confused with the Non-GMO Project Verified Seal, reports CBS News

18/08/2018

Core Organic: Europe-wide research for organic farming continues

European research into organic farming is being continued with the Core Organic Cofund programme

09/08/2018

RELACS EU: Project website launched

The EU-project which will be run by FiBL Switzerland as well as IFOAM EU aims at fostering the development and facilitating the adoption of cost-efficient and environmentally safe tools and technologies...

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