The NAHS is encouraging manufacturers and suppliers to include independent health stores when listing their stockists in any promotional ads.
Asda’s Middleton branch has been relaunched as a pioneering flagship sustainability store with a Refill Zone supported by Beauty Kitchen.
Last month saw the beta launch of Beagle Button, a new online service designed to connect people to sustainable services and products.
A recent survey conducted by the NAHS shows a significant increase in stores offering ‘call and collect’ services as a result of the pandemic.
Bristol-based Better Food has introduced a new loyalty scheme which rewards customers for reducing packaging waste every time they shop.
Brighton-based ‘rebel supermarket’ HISBE says it will now open its second store early next year after coronavirus delayed plans.
Health Stores Ireland is running a TV and radio campaign with the core message ‘health food stores are at the heart of your community’.
A new vegan store, The Good Kind Grocery, has opened in Enfield, London, to show just how easy it can be to move to a more plant-based diet.
Portsmouth has welcomed its first plastic-free supermarket, The Package Free Larder, started by a small group of local volunteers.
Leading industry organizations HFMA, NAHS and HFI are collaborating on a major new direct to consumer campaign called HealthyDoesIt.
In July, Bristol saw the opening of a third branch of zero waste store Preserve Foods, this time in the village-like suburb of Westbury-on-Trym.