H&B to open ‘store in store’ concessions in Tesco stores

Tesco and Holland & Barrett have today announced they are partnering to introduce a health and wellbeing ‘store in store’ format in a number of Tesco stores across the UK. The new partnership follows Tesco’s successful introduction of several Arcadia sites in its larger stores last year, which it says showed that shoppers find it […]

July 26, 2016 Continue Reading
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David Adams receives top industry award

The Health Food Manufacturers’ Association (HFMA) has announced David Adams as the winner of this year’s Maurice Hanssen Award of Honour in recognition of “his dedication and passion for the natural products industry”. A formal presentation of the Award was made at the HFMA’s Annual General Meeting on 1 June. Adams worked in this industry […]

June 7, 2016 Continue Reading

Obesity charity’s praise for high-fat whole foods triggers health row

A major new report from the National Obesity Forum says that long-standing advice to follow low-fat diets and to lower cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences”. The report’s authors call for a return to whole foods such as meat, fish and dairy, as well as ‘high-fat, healthy foods including avocados”. But some health experts say […]

May 23, 2016 Continue Reading
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Holland & Barrett signs deal for 1,000 franchise stores in India

Holland & Barrett’s overseas expansion gathers further pace with news that the health food retailer has signed a deal with India’s Apollo Hospitals group to open 1,000 franchise stores in the country over the next five years. The deal is worth around £20 million, with the opening of the first store said to imminent. Commenting, […]

April 22, 2016 Continue Reading