1-2 Jun 2020

Industry News

How You Can Use the Boom in E-Commerce to Your Advantage?

Apr 11, 2019 Business

If there was any doubt, the latest statistics make it clear: e-commerce is fundamentally reshaping the retail landscape in Australia, and the natural health sector is no exception. According to Australia Post’s most recent Inside Australian Online Shopping report, local consumers spent $21.3 billion online in 2017 – 18.7 per cent more than the previous […]

Global Food Giant Invests in Australian Start-Up Uplift Food

Top Image Photo Source: Uplift Food Australian early-stage start-up Uplift Food has secured investment from Mondelēz International to help the food giant expand into prebiotic functional foods and grow its healthy snacking offer. This is the first venture investment the company is making as part of SnackFutures, the company’s innovation and venture hub aimed at unlocking […]

8 Ways to Create a Cashcow Countertop

Apr 3, 2019 Business

Your shelves are stocked and the aisles are clean but what do your customers see when they get to the register? Transform your countertop into a cash cow with these simple but effective tips that can increase sales and improve customer satisfaction. 1.    Low Price Point DO: Encourage impulse buys by showcasing relatively low-dollar, novel items […]

For the Love of All Things Bugs!

Mar 26, 2019 Food & Drink

Bugs, so small, mighty and nutritious in goodness too, but who would have thought… that edible insects could be the food of the future? The population of the world is growing and climate change impacts the way we farm. So to counteract the inevitable situation of food insecurity the world needs to rethink ways we […]

What Makes People Go Vegan? This Research Gives Some Strong Clues

Mar 19, 2019 Global News

Positive health messages provide the strongest motivation for people to go vegan, but being prompted by ethical concerns is more likely to lead to longer-term commitment to the lifestyle. These are among the findings of new research carried out for the Vegan Society by professor Claire Parkinson, Dr Richard Twine and Naomi Griffin from Edge Hill University’s Centre […]

Chemical-Free, Cruelty-Free Beauty: Why it’s the Way of the Future

For an ever-increasing number of us, it’s a case of the fewer ingredients the better – or at least the fewer harmful ingredients the better – when it comes to what we’re willing to put on our skin. In fact, the organic cosmetics and toiletries market is growing by about 13 per cent a year […]

Hemp Oz: How a socially-minded Aussie start-up hemp company is taking health drinks to the next level

Mar 12, 2019 Food & Drink

The stage was perfectly set for an innovative and fresh-thinking brand like Hemp Oz to launch Australia’s first Hemp Kombucha when hemp prohibition ended in Nov 2017 after 83 years. The meteoric rise in the popularity of kombucha, coupled with the legalisation of Hemp, meant the demand for both could be met with their innovative […]

Make your business a Millennial magnet

Mar 6, 2019 Business

For years, they’ve been mocked, scolded or dismissed by older generations and the media. But in 2019, Millennials – commonly considered those born between 1981 and 1996 – have ascended. That’s because, in the United States and many other developed countries, there will soon be more Millennials than Baby Boomers, making them the largest adult […]

Europe’s Organic Market Grows 11% to be Worth €37 Billion

Feb 19, 2019 Global News

Europe’s organic market grew 11% in 2017 to be worth 37 billion euros, according to new data unveiled on the first day of this year’s Biofach trade show in Nuremberg. Highlights from the presentation – based on data gathered by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and the Agricultural Market Information Company – include: […]

Organic and Health-Focused Consumers More Likely to Shop Online

Feb 5, 2019 Global News

Organic and health-focused consumers in Germany are far more likely to shop online for food products than the general consumer, suggests a recent survey by Gesellschaft für integrated Kommunikationsforschung (GIK).  According to the study, just 3% of respondents currently buy their food regularly online, with a whopping two-thirds (63%) saying they do not even consider […]

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