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New Zealand Organic Market Grows 30% to Top NZ$600M

Sep 21, 2018 Global News

This article first appeared in Natural Products Global, part of Diversified’s global natural & organic network. Written by Jim Manson. The New Zealand organic sector has grown 30 per cent since 2015 to now be worth $600 million per year, buoyed by consumer demand in NZ and globally. The 2018 OANZ Organic Market Report, shows retail sales […]

NZ Supplement Laws Change Could Encourage Research and Innovation

Jul 31, 2018 Global News

This article first appeared in Natural Products Global, part of Diversified’s global natural & organic network. Written by Jim Manson. Proposed changes to laws governing the manufacturing and marketing of health supplements in New Zealand could lead to increasing investment in research and product innovation, predicts advocacy group NZWA. The Food (Health Supplements) Amendment Bill, […]

Stop Talking About Consumer Waste, Start Talking About Producer Waste

Jun 13, 2018 Global News

This article first appeared in Natural Products Global, part of Diversified’s global natural & organic network. Written by Jim Manson. UK environmental activist and MP Zac Goldsmith says that in the fight against plastic pollution, the responsibility should be placed squarely on the shoulders of producers. Speaking in an interview with Michael Wale at Natural & Organic […]

US Organic Market Grew 6 Times The Pace Of Overall Food Market In 2017

May 24, 2018 Global News

This article first appeared in Natural Products Global, part of Diversified’s global natural & organic network. Written by Jim Manson. The US organic market grew six times the pace of the overall food market in 2017, according to the Organic Trade Association’s 2018 Organic Industry Survey. Organic sales in America totalled $49.4 billion in 2017, […]

Man Up: Green Marketers should use more ‘Men-vironmental’ messages

Apr 16, 2018 Global News

This article first appeared in Natural Products Global, part of Diversified’s global natural & organic network. Written by Jim Manson. Men may shun eco-friendly products and behaviours because of what they say about their masculinity, suggests new research by social scientists in America. In their paper Is Eco-Friendly Unmanly? The Green-Feminine Stereotype and Its Effect on Sustainable Consumption, […]

There’s an App for That

Mar 15, 2018 Global News

A new app has been launched to help consumers manage food intolerances whilst shopping.

Double Digit Growth takes Europe’s Organic Sales to €33.5 billion

Feb 21, 2018 Global News

The organic market in Europe recorded double-digit growth (11.4%) in 2016 to be worth €33.5 billion, according to new data released at the Biofach event in Nuremberg.

Sweden’s Organic Exports Hit SEK 1.2 BN as Growth Trend Continues

Jan 18, 2018 Global News

Sweden’s organic exports rose to around SEK 1.2 billion (USD150 million ) in 2017 as the growth trend for organic food and drink continued.

Range matters most for 60% shoppers – and health stores do it best

Dec 3, 2017 Global News

Range is the main reason for store choice for 60% of European shoppers, according to new research from IRI. The good news for the natural products sector is that specialist health and organic stores are rated best of all on offering depth of range.

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