Industry News

Key Category Trends from the US

Jul 9, 2018 Food & Drink

The business of healthy, natural and organic living is constantly evolving, and staying on top of trends is vital to thrive in this space. The good news is, figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that health care businesses have the highest survival rate. With the Australian market rapidly following US trends, here are […]

Coping with Motherhood: One Tea at a Time

Jun 22, 2018 Food & Drink

What better way to take a moment and relax than with a cup of tea? When you are dealing with pregnancy and motherhood, a simple tea can be the perfect end to a long day. Mama Body Tea has been specially formulated to assist mothers from pre-conception and beyond. Mama Body Tea came to life […]

Find your digital voice to dominate in the wellness space

Jun 18, 2018 Business

Standing out in the wellness industry can be tough, with many companies jostling for their share of engagement. There are literally thousands of startups and businesses taking advantage of Australia’s growing love of healthier living, so how do you stand out from the crowd? As many of these businesses are finding out, generating intriguing content […]

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 […]

Interview : Natural – It’s the Biggest Beauty Trend out There

This article first appeared in Natural Products Global, part of Diversified’s global natural & organic network. Written by Jim Manson. Natural and organic beauty brands need to be every bit as good as their top-selling non-natural counterparts says Mark Steele, men’s toiletries and haircare buyer at UK supermarket chain Waitrose. In a special video interview for Natural […]

New Functional Bone Broths Drive Innovation Agenda

Jun 4, 2018 Food & Drink

Meadow & Marrow has extended its bone broth concentrates with four functional blends that target gut health, weight loss, cleansing and muscle recovery as it prepares to push into the US exclusively through e-commerce giant Amazon. The Gold Coast company burst into the health market early 2017 at the height of the bone broth trend […]

Regulatory Changes Will Ensure Australia Stays A World Leader

May 31, 2018 Practitioner

This article first appeared in Natural Products Global, part of Diversified’s global natural & organic network. Written by Jim Manson. Recent changes to the regulation of complementary medicines in Australia will strengthen the country’s status as a world leader in product innovation in the category. That’s the view of the trade body Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA), which […]

Product and passion prove a winning Pitch Fest formula

May 25, 2018 Business

As Kara Landau winged her way to Sydney, she couldn’t have imagined where the next few days would lead. The 31-year-old entrepreneurial dietitian was flying in to present on prebiotics and trends in the global food industry, as well as launch her new product, at the 2018 Naturally Good Business Summit Pitch Fest. Landau decided […]

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, […]

Tips For Small Businesses Breaking Into International Markets

May 14, 2018 Business

Tips For Small Businesses Breaking Into International Markets