Ten years ago – following a career at Brewhurst and having been involved in sales brokerage since the 1990’s – Tom Moses founded Natural Trade Brokers.
Health Food Institute
Marking the occasion at London’s Museum of Brands on 27 June, the Health Food Institute has celebrated its 40th anniversary
Diversified Communications has become the latest company to join the HFI as a Patron of the Institute.
Chester Health Store has scooped the title of Best Health Store in the Better Retailing Magazine Awards, run in collaboration with the Health Food Institute.
‘Food is Medicine’ will form the theme for guest speaker Dr Rupy Aujla at this year’s Health Food Institute (HFI) lecture and luncheon on 15 March.
Health food retailers were honoured at the 2017 Health Food Institute Luncheon & Lecture, which took place at the Royal Overseas League in London on 9 March.
In a landmark year for the HFMA, 2015 saw the introduction of the Association’s funding of 50 new applicants to the Health Food Institute (HFI) Professional Diploma Course. This initiative represented one stream within a wider year-long collection of activities, all in celebration and recognition of the Associations’ 50th anniversary (1965-2015). The HFI has a […]
If you think that a British exit from the European Union would result in an instantly more favourable regulatory climate for the natural products industry – well, you might want to think again. The question of how a Brexit would impact our industry was raised during a post-lecture Q&A session at last week’s Health Food […]
Martin Last has formally been presented with the Health Food Institute Fellowship that was announced earlier in the year at the HFI Annual Luncheon and lecture. The presentation was made at the recent HFMA Council Meeting by the Association’s chair, Lynn Lord. Commenting on Martin’s Fellowship, HFI chairman, John Frisby, said: “Martin Last has been […]
“By May 1 2014 all unlicensed herbal medicines – those without a THR or Product Licence – must be removed from your shelves,” Penny Viner, chair of the UK Herbal Forum, told retailers yesterday. But that was one of the few things about the future of the herbals category that could be described as clear-cut, […]
On 30 October Heather and Bob DaCosta closed the doors of The Health Food Centre in North Walsham for the last time after 26 years of trading. “We couldn’t make it pay any longer,” explains Heather. “In North Walsham, where we’re based, there are a lot of empty units, we can’t get free car parking […]
Health food retailers have a crucial role in the new Save Our Supplements (SOS) campaign says leading parliamentary affairs specialist Chris Whitehouse. (more…)
Experts at Naturtint have helped the Health Food Institute (HFI) by providing extensive information on hair colorants for their Induction, Certificate & Diploma courses, with a whole chapter being written for the more in-depth Diploma. (more…)
News in brief
July 3, 2020 Jane Wolfe
New kids’ food start-up Mia & Ben has launched with four organic fruit and vegetable combinations in pouches created using HPP technology.
Naturalife Bridport celebrates 20 years
Hannah Bourne, assistant manager at Naturalife Bridport, reflects on the store’s history as it marks a significant anniversary.
Rainforest Alliance publishes new Certification Program
The Rainforest Alliance has enhanced its sustainability certification, with the publication of a new programme embracing more robust criteria.
Biotiful Dairy makes debut in frozen category
UK kefir brand Biotiful Dairy has added a line of kefir ‘ice creams’ to its growing product portfolio, entering the frozen category for the first time.
Know the drill
June 16, 2020 Dominique Ayling
Discovering everything from ‘naked gum’ to toothpaste tabs, Dominique Ayling cuts her teeth in the natural oral care market.
The art of healthy baking
Rosie Greenaway roots through her store cupboard to learn how the therapeutic benefits of baking can be merged with the nutritional perks of superfoods.
Inflammation: the silent assassin
Chronic inflammation is a factor in myriad chronic health conditions but sometimes symptoms are invisible says Jane Wolfe.
A problem for Brits at the best of times, sleep issues are being exacerbated due to the pandemic, leaving many feeling exhausted, reports Jane Wolfe.
Tooth powder as a powerful ally for your dental health
My Oradent tooth powder is neither a drug nor a medicine. Suitable for all consumers and also for vegans and vegetarians. Why in powder form? Studies have shown that tooth powder can be more effective at removing plaque than toothpaste. Plus, My Oradent does not contain fluoride, is non-toxic and is also safe for children. […]
Leading the discussion around sustainability in retail
The Sustainability in Retail Forum is the new conference designed to help senior executives within leading retailers from across the Nordic region meet the ever-evolving challenges around sustainability. Taking place 13 November 2019, at MalmöMässan, Sweden, the event is co-located with the award-winning trade exhibitions Nordic Organic Food Fair and Eco Life Scandinavia. Facing the […]
As Europe braces itself for a winter flu outbreak, protect yourself with Sambucol and the power of black elderberry.
Experts across Europe have warned the EU to brace itself for a bad flu season this winter. A new vaccine has been produced which is effective in fighting H3N2, the flu strain likely to hit the region this year; however, the vaccine is generally available for free to over 65s, pregnant women, those with an […]
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]