1-2 Jun 2020

Industry News

It’s Easy Being Green – If You Know How

Like so many great business ideas, the creation of leading eco-cleaning products business Green Addict started out with a personal problem. The Noosa-based company, which recently generated keen interest with their stand at the 2019 Naturally Good Expo, was born after co-founder Sharona Webb experienced health issues in her previous cleaning business job. A Health […]

Older, Smarter, Healthier: Why Australia’s Over-50s are so Switched On

Aug 12, 2019 Business

Older Australians make up a considerable proportion of the population, with more than seven million people aged between 50 and 75 across the country. In 2017, around 14 per cent of people were aged 65 and over, but this is set to grow to 25 per cent by 2061. Over the past century, life spans […]

How Worried Should the Organic Industry Be About “Natural Pretenders”?

Aug 7, 2019 Global News

New research suggests European consumers often regard ‘natural’ as more trustworthy than organic. so, how worried should the organic industry be about the “natural pretenders”? asks Jim Manson, editor of Natural Products Global. Earlier this year Organic Voices, a coalition of US-based organic businesses, signalled that it was turning up the heat on natural brands […]

The Major Health Trends Driving Aussies Wild

Aug 1, 2019 Business

Consumer attitudes, expectations and priorities have changed markedly over the years in Australia as the nation’s demand for healthy, natural and organic products has matured. Clement Hery from analytics group IRI Australia revealed some fascinating insights into this topic at the 2019 Naturally Good Expo in his packed seminar session Health Trends Driving Growth in […]

Practice Makes Perfect for the 2019 Pitch Fest Winner

Jul 26, 2019 Business

The past 12 months has been a hugely successful period for Sydney based business Swag Australia when it comes to pitching. Not only did the business put forth a successful pitch on the Channel 10 series Shark Tank, they also won Naturally Good’s 2019 Pitch Fest as well! “The expo is always a fantastic opportunity […]

How to Make it in the Growing Natural Beauty Market

Concerns about the environment and health are the driving forces behind the burgeoning natural beauty market in Australia, which includes chemical-free, organic or vegan cosmetics, skincare items, haircare products, perfumes and fragrances. It’s a sector that continues to grow at an astonishing rate. By the end of 2024, the global market is expected to be […]

Third of Young Britons Have Switched to Plant-Based Milk

Jul 22, 2019 Food & Drink

A third of young Britons have made a switch to plant-based milk alternatives, according to new research from Mintel. Driving the plant-based revolution, some 26% of women now use plant-based milk alternatives and as many as a third (33%) of 16-24s opt for these varieties. Growth of milk alternatives is largely fuelled by more recent […]

Manuka to Kanuka

Manuka has become one of the best-known buzzwords in the health and wellness industry. But what many might not know is how the miracle of Manuka was discovered – on an island 60 nautical miles off the coast of New Zealand – all because of a boy and a splinter. The unlikely discovery It was […]

Intolerance: The Rise and Rise of Gluten-Free Living

Jul 16, 2019 Food & Drink

Coeliac disease affects around one in 70 Australians, although another seven per cent of the population reports being gluten intolerant, suffering from bloating and cramping when ingesting foods containing wheat, rye and barley, among other grains. “Between the 1990s and the 2000s, there was a huge increase in the number of people that were knowingly […]

The Quest to Go Plastic Free This July And Beyond

Jul 10, 2019 Business

Image provided by Cheeki Globally, enough plastic is thrown away every year to circle the earth four times, and even though many companies have now pledged to reduce the amount of plastic they are using for packaging and manufacturing, there’s still much more that needs to be done. According to National Geographic Magazine since 1950 […]

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