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Pravera Ltd takes over distribution of Qi Teas

Pravera Ltd has announced that it has taken over the distribution of organic tea company, Qi Teas.

Since Qi Teas were first introduced in the UK over 25 years ago, they have proven themselves to be an ethical and sustainable company; offering customers a range of Fairtrade and organic teas certified by the Soil Association, packaged in unbleached teabags, sustainable packaging and sourced from a small independent Chinese co-operative, the Wuyhan High Mountain Tea Company.

The original company went into administration in 2021 and has been in caretaker ship since then. Now Pravera Ltd, who are well known for their distribution of organic skincare brands over the past 20 years, have expanded and taken over distribution of Qi Teas.

Diversifying into organic food and beverages is a return for Graeme Hume, Managing Director and previous founder of Juniper Fine Foods, who said: “For me this is a return to my roots, and even better is, after 25 years, Qi Teas still have no peers when it comes to the palatability of green tea. With the growth in demand for the many benefits of green tea we have this unique brand that has been sitting lost and overlooked on many retailers’ shelves, our mission is to get the Qi Tea’s message out there so consumers can enjoy green tea and benefit from the product.”

Pravera Ltd have now officially taken over the distribution and Qi teas will be available from January 2024.




Meet the organic sector in Paris on 22-24 October 2023!

Natexpo, one of the most significant organic and sustainable living trade shows and the only B2B gathering for eco-products in France, returns from 22 to 24 October at Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre.

The sector is evolving, and now industry players must offer more commitments: sustainability, eco-responsibility, bulk, vegan, local, CSR are trends that are at the heart of consumer expectations today.

At Natexpo, these trends are notably showcased within the New Products Gallery: a space that highlights the innovations of exhibitors, a true showcase of hidden gems, visited by all journalists and visitors in search of novelties and in partnership with the magazine Circuits Bio for the 2023 edition. 200 products will be exhibited.

Another reflection of the boundless inventiveness of the organic industry is the Natexpo Awards, which have been rewarding the most original, useful, and eco-responsible products introduced to the market since 2005, across 10 categories representing the entire organic sector: sweet grocery, savory grocery, fresh products, beverages, dietary supplements, cosmetics and hygiene, ECO-Products / ECO-Services, services and equipment for retail and brands, ingredients and raw materials, as well as Seeds, dedicated to innovative small structures.

Plus, the International Special Mention recognizes the most innovative product presented by a foreign company. Awarded by a panel of experts, journalists, organic professionals, and nutrition experts, the Natexpo Awards assert the added value and differentiation of the product to both distributors and consumers. The 11 winners will be displayed at the entrance of the fair.

Natexpo is also an unparalleled source of innovations!

6 Villages will showcase innovations from TPE/SMEs and startups looking to enter the organic market thanks to Natexpo. Leading names in the organic sector are not left behind, spread across 8 sectors within the fair: Food, Cosmetics and Hygiene, Dietary Supplements, ECO Products / ECO Services, Ingredients and Raw Materials, Services and Equipment for Retail and Brands, E-Commerce Solutions, and the new Textile sector.

For a tailored visit and optimal comfort, Natexpo also offers numerous tools:

  • Discovery Tours, with a focus on Organic Ingredients and the Circular Economy. For 1 hour, visitors will discover and meet exhibitors offering innovative products and services during a guided tour led by our specialist partners.
  • 8 Thematic Trails, highlighting exhibitors and conferences related to key areas of interest: Organic Catering, Private Label, Vegan, Zero Waste, Local, Epure dedicated to premium cosmetics, Newbies, and Delicatessens and alternative grocery stores, new this year.
  • Business Meetings, to benefit from targeted meetings with industrialists and processors in the organic sector, according to visitors’ criteria, to build personalized appointment schedules.

A unique opportunity to stock up on innovations and meet future business partners.

18,000 professional visitors are expected for these 3 days of networking. They will have the opportunity to get informed about the industry’s challenges through 200 conferences and roundtable discussions, led by specialists in the organic market.

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Save the Date for Natexpo 2023!

The premier international event for the organic sector in France will be held from 22 to 24 October at Paris Nord Villepinte, Hall 6.

For this new edition, 2,500 exhibitors and brands are expected. Natexpo is an industry vertical trade show representing the entire organic and sustainability-focussed market. The sector is changing, and today its players must display their commitments to going further: durability, eco-responsibility, loose and bulk goods, vegan, local sourcing and CSR are all trends at the centre of consumer expectations today.

18,000 trade visitors are expected to attend these three days of meetings and business. They will have the opportunity to get up to speed and perfect their knowledge of the sector’s burning topics through 200 talks and round tables, presented by organic market specialists.

A unique opportunity to stock up on innovations and meet future business partners.