Advocates of natural, organic and sustainable products are busy preparing for Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show (NOPEX) this week. The biggest showcase for retail professionals will open its doors at ExCeL London on Sunday 16th and Monday 17th April – helping to facilitate trade across Europe since 1997.

Natural & Organic Products Europe 2023

Natural & Organic Products Europe 2023

For the past three decades Natural & Organic Products Europe has stood firmly at the centre of the natural products industry, platforming new businesses and thousands of pioneering natural, organic, sustainable, free-from and healthy products across five sections: Natural Food, Natural Beauty & Spa, Natural Health, Eco Living and Vegan World.

From indies to multiples

Now with organic and sustainable principles more important than ever before (due to the climate crisis), the show will feature a range of important initiatives, making it an unmissable date in the diary for thousands of retailers (big and small). This includes ‘Independent Day’ on Sunday 16th April, celebrating and rewarding the work that local indies do for the community by offering independent retailers reimbursed travel, special show offers, 1-1 retailing advice, a dedicated seminar programme, networking drinks, and more.

Natural & Organic Products Europe will open its doors at ExCeL London on Sunday 16th and Monday 17th April

As well as indies, the guest list includes leading purchasing teams from Boots UK and Whole Foods Market UK, who have set up ‘speed dating style’ meetings with a selection of brands across the two days. Lastly, the buzzing theatre will also see the return of the Pitch to the Buyer Live with Holland & Barrett’s buying team – a popular draw for many visitors.

The show will also feature a NEW Launchpad Zone dedicated to natural, organic and sustainable food and drink products just launched to market. And for even more innovation, visitors can head to the two innovation showcases and vote for their favourite products to win in the prestigious Natural & Organic Innovation Awards.

Free-to-attend seminar programme

The show’s Natural Products TALKS Theatre and the Natural Beauty TALKS Theatre have programmes packed with carefully curated content of trend insights, reports and dynamic panel dynamic discussions. Big name speakers include senior experts from Planet Organic, Holland & Barrett, Soil Association, The British Beauty Council, Viridian Nutrition, NATRUE – and others. Notable sessions include:

  • What does the public really think of indie health food stores? – Cheryl Thallon, Founder & MD, Viridian Nutrition and Co-owner Sheaf Street Health Store.
  • How does your health store compare to others around the UK? – Rosie Greenaway, Editor, Natural Products News & Dominic Roberjot, Publisher, Natural Products News.
  • Did you know you can save the world? How to let customers know they can make a difference (Panel: Better Food, Planet Organic, Hodmedods, moderated by Al Overton).

Free registration closes at midnight on Saturday 15 April

  • 10 trends to watch in 2023 – Mary Allen, President & Founder, Natural Brand Works.
  • The organic market 50 years on: Where we’ve been and where we’re going – Alex Cullen, Commercial & Marketing Director, Soil Association Certification.
  • Health trend spotlight: “Shroom me up!” – the rise of the functional mushrooms (Panel: KÄÄPÄ Biotech, London Nootropics, Good Mushroom Nutrition, moderated by Shona Wilkinson).
  • How to create the go-to destination for health & wellbeing – Karen Green, Food Mentor, Buyer-ology.

For the full seminar programme and timings, visit

Free registration closes 15th April at midnight

Free registration closes at midnight on Saturday 15 April, where a £25 door fee will apply afterwards.

Further information & registration at

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