Southeast NPA’s Legacy at Natural Products Day

From the beginning, the Southeast NPA Board of Directors (SENPA) knew there was strength in numbers.  In 1998, when the first annual Natural Products...

Let’s Not Deny Anyone’s Right to Health

You know these words, “that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are...

Upcycled Food: Working to elevate food to its highest value and best use

It’s cliche at this point: “2020, what a year to start a business!” This year, I’ve heard from a lot of entrepreneurs who’ve had...
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Broad Support for Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD In Dietary Supplements Is an Industry No...

The demand for and surge in CBD products that promote wellness, combined with an all-time high use of dietary supplements in the U.S., have...

The Time is now, or (very likely) never!

Let’s start by saying this as early and forcefully as I can. In my 25 years as a member of the natural products industry,...
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Aloe Vera Products: The Importance of IASC Certification

Recent class action lawsuits for aloe vera products may have retailers rethinking the importance of third-party certification for the products that they sell—just ask...

A Lost Ball in the High Weeds

If you’ve ever played golf, there’s no doubt you’ve lost at least one ball in the rough. After almost 10 hours of testimony on...

Five Years And Rapidly Moving The Needle Forward

Organic & Natural Health Association exists to redefine the relationship between corporation and consumer, for the purpose of creating a healthy planet for healthy...

There Exists a Path to Immune Health

What will it take to convince Americans that they have the power to own their health outcomes? We know there is enormous concern about...

Competing for Natural

The New Year once again promises to be a full industry roller coaster for everyone from supply side to consumer. I thought that I...