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State of the Botanical Supply Chain: 2021

As we emerge from COVID, what is the state of the supply chain, and what actions should we take as we move forward? That...

The Active Nutrition Opportunity

Talk about a category on-the-go. The shift from athlete-focused sports nutrition to everybody-focused active nutrition was in progress years before the pandemic, but 2020...

Microbiome: The More You Know

As we learn more about the gut microbiome, one thing is becoming clear: “The more we learn about the gut microbiome,” says Marc Washington,...

Function + Flavor = Win-Win!

The functional food and beverage category is thriving: Data suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic has consumers reaching for more snacks and soothing comfort foods...

The Future of Oral Health

Oral health supplies of the future: toothpaste, floss, mouth wash… and probiotics.  Just like the gut, the mouth has a microbiome, and just like in...

2021 Phytocannabinoids Market Update: Troubleshooting & Trendspotting

Slowed sales, regulatory uncertainty, out-of-control claims, Delta-8-THC...in our 7th annual deep-dive into the phytocannabinoid market, we take another look at some of the all-too...

Nutri-Beauty: Look Good = Feel Good

When you look good, you feel better—and vice versa. And while we may not be getting dolled up to hit the town very often...

Black Seed Oil: Benefits Backed by Science

Nigella sativa grows in Southwest Asia, the Middle East, and Southern Europe. It produces fruit with black seeds—which, while they go by the name...
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Meet the New-and-Improved HABA

A Broader Definition of Beauty  How many products do you stock that are labeled for “normal” hair or skin? That number is about to drop....

2021 Natural Choice Awards

Which brands have made the greatest impact on your business in the past year? We asked natural products retailers to recognize the standouts by...