Marking the occasion at London’s Museum of Brands on 27 June, the Health Food Institute has celebrated its 40th anniversary
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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
October 18, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Cru8 has launched of a new funding round on Seedrs to enable the business to keep up with the burgeoning demand for free-from, paleo and keto products.
No need to change veggie food names, agrees UK minister
Zac Goldsmith has written to the House of Lords about a European Parliament proposal to ban words like ‘sausage’ and ‘burger’ to describe plant-based foods.
Unilever makes ‘bold’ pledge to halve virgin plastic use by 2025
Unilever has announced plastic reduction goals it says ‘are even bolder’ than its previous commitments, pledging to halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025.
Easy environmental changes are ‘not enough’
Researchers suggest easy environmental changes are insufficient, and ‘upheaval’ in everyday life is the only way to cut carbon emissions to net zero.
Under the Christmas tree
September 24, 2019 Claire Lavelle
From Fairtrade chocolate to skincare botanicals, Claire Lavelle showcases the best festive retail offers this season (more…)
Whether it’s the result of super powers or super marketing, superfoods sales continue to soar – but, discovers Kate Miller, not everyone in the industry is on board with the term (more…)
Beat the sneeze
Ancient knowledge and modern research are combining to make winter remedies even more effective in 2019, explains Matt Chittock (more…)
A tale of two toothbrushes
The UK has a problem, and it’s not just the occasional toothache. Rosie Greenaway books an appointment with the dental care industry to find out what attempts are being made to take the plastic out of periodontology (more…)
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The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
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 […]
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