Industry News

Australians are Hungry for Organic Food and Drink

Sep 25, 2018 Food & Drink

If you’ve suspected that the organic industry is smashing it … you’re bang on the money. According to figures from the Australian Organic Market Report 2018, it is now valued at $2.4 billion – a massive 88 percent growth since 2012. A session at this year’s Naturally Good Expo highlighted some key findings from the […]

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 […]

Organic Industry Growth Busting into Beauty Sector

It’s no secret that Australia’s organic industry is booming. Thanks to growing health and environmental consciousness, consumers are demanding products and services that are chemical-free and ethically-produced. Key Trends Driving Organic Beauty Industry Growth According to the report, increasing consumer awareness about the dangers of chemical compounds in traditional cosmetics has driven industry growth. They […]

Hemp Doesn’t Make You High, it Makes You Healthy

Sep 10, 2018 Food & Drink

We are sure you have heard about hemp – one of the newest super foods to hit Australian shelves! There has been a lot of buzz about hemp recently with its legalisation to consume in November 2017. Hemp Foods Australia is buzzed as well, bringing forward a selection of hemp seeds, oil, flour and protein […]

Profitable Emails Every Business Should Use

Sep 4, 2018 Business

Did you know that 66 percent of online conversions come from email marketing campaigns? Or that every dollar you spend on email should generate about an average of $40 in return? “It is by far the most profitable digital marketing channel that there is,” explains marketing expert Alita Harvey-Rodriguez, a presenter at the 2018 Naturally […]

Chemical-free cosmetics hit their stride

The skin is our largest organ, so it makes sense for customers to want to use products that are free from chemical nasties that go by equally nasty names. From parabens, diethanolamine or DEA, polyethylene glycol or PEG, and sodium lauryl sulfate and sodium laureth sulfate, or SLS and SLES, for starters. But what about […]

Five Things Australian Mums Want From Health and Wellness Brands

Aug 23, 2018 Business

Written by Katrina McCarter According to the Global Wellness Institute, the Wellness industry is valued at $3.7 trillion and is experiencing double digit growth. In the last decade the arrival of new Health and Wellness products, services and innovations has been at an all-time high, and with that, competition is at its toughest yet. Yet, […]

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, […]

Sweeten Up Your Life

Jul 24, 2018 Natural Health

Honey: smooth, tasty and antibacterial? Berringa Australian Honey produces high quality Manuka Honey to delicious Eucalyptus Honey – all of which are in demand worldwide! Berringa Australian Honey is a 100% Australian owned and operated business established over 20 years ago. They take great pride in their honey and ensure that is as natural as […]

Exploring the World of Food and Drink Trends

Jul 17, 2018 Food & Drink

What are the latest trends in food and drink? Mintel Key Account Director, Justin Nel, hosted a session at this year’s Naturally Good for retailers of the food and beverage industries on that every issue, with some key findings and unusual trends. Here is what Nel had to say on the big four trends currently […]

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