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Global hunger for Australian organics grows

Exports of Australian organic products increased by 13 per cent during the last year, yet the volatile Chinese market is thought to...

Plant-based grows from strength to strength

The cost of meat and growing awareness of heath and sustainability are driving demand for plant-based products. More and...

Adaptogens, cannabidiol and cauliflower – Must-know trends

North America’s $200 billion+ natural products market - the world’s largest and fastest-growing market for natural, organic, premium and better-for-you products -...

Tips for emerging ‘natural’ indie beauty brands

The digital revolution has allowed Australian founder-owned independent beauty brands to directly build consumer demand and pioneer a new category in what is now...

Reaching the domestic asian market – Australia’s untapped retail goldmine

Reaching the domestic Asian market is an untapped goldmine but taking advantage required a different mindset, according to leading China retail expert David Thomas.

How to create packaging that sells

With less than seven seconds to have a consumer notice your product on the shelf, nailing your packing is key to standing out in...

Skin microbiome emerges with latest Aussie launch

The skin microbiome is emerging as the next trend in skincare with the latest launch by Australian start-up Amperna.  

Beauty report: Emergence of clean, beauty within, and functional ingredients

Clean emerges as the new natural in beauty as toxin-free, vegan and cruelty free become the baseline consumer expectation. This year marks greater mainstream awareness...

Natural health: Digestion, food as medicine and niche marketing

Naturally functional and specialised products that focus on food as medicine rather than traditional tablet supplementation have won favour with consumers this year. Digestive health...

Sustainability and functional ingredients top healthy food and drink

Sustainability and functional ingredients top this year's health agenda with many once niche trends rapidly making their way into the mainstream. Broadly, 2018 marks an...

Super Cubes shake up smoothie market

Co-founder Ashley McMillan talks about start-ups and entering Australia’s $900 million ready-made meals market. A chance observation and dogged pursuit of a bucket list by...

Reducing the hidden costs of food waste carried by Australian manufacturers

Australian food manufacturers are carrying hidden costs of food waste due to retail oversupply, according to software provider UpClear. UpClear estimates oversupply costs Australian suppliers...

Luk Beautifood enters health channel

Luk Beautifood is partnering with Healthy Life to enter heath food stores in the next phase of an omni-channel strategy geared for growth. Founder and...

Clean beauty demand drives growth for Total Beauty Network

Increasing consumer demand for ‘clean’ beauty products is driving record growth for Total Beauty Network with sales up 38 per cent on last year. Leading...

Australian dentist creates world first functional oral health beverage as new category emerges

Swirlit is the new functional beverage formulated by a Sydney dentist Angie Lang to fill a gap in the market for a drink that...