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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.

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...

How a ‘paddock to plate’ story, killer video and crowfunding launched Dad’s Oats

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1155hC3iAs The video cost Dad’s Oats founders, Peter Cain and sister Alicia less than $1000, but with 15k views in 48 hours, it delivered the...

How Alex Houseman from Over The Moo created the next big thing

He’s walked away from a deal on Shark Tank to grow a million dollar business selling non-dairy ice cream. For Alex Houseman, Founder and Managing Director...

Native Man: Why simplifying skincare for men makes good business sense

The increasingly sophisticated grooming habits of the Australian man is driving opportunities for niche entrepreneurial start-ups in a market traditionally dominated by larger players. Men’s...

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