Marking the occasion at London’s Museum of Brands on 27 June, the Health Food Institute has celebrated its 40th anniversary
Health Food Institute
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…)
First Goodbody Wellness CBD shop opens in Bath
July 15, 2019 Jane Wolfe
Sativa Group Plc has opened Goodbody Wellness in Bath, a specialist retail store offering consumers a range of over 50 CBD products.
Report highlights how medicines, lifestyles and diet are ‘killing’ women’s nutrient levels
A new report highlights the extent to which medicines, lifestyles and poor diet are ‘killing’ vitamin and mineral levels, leading to potentially serious health issues for women.
On 26 June the 2019 edition of the Soil Association BOOM Awards were marked with a ceremony and drinks reception at Oval Space, London.
Boots concept store signals brand ‘reinvention’
Health and beauty retailer Boots says its new 28,500 sq ft flagship store in London’s Covent Garden represents the start of a brand ‘reinvention’.
Beyond the little bottles
June 12, 2019 Ross Harris
From the yoghurt drinks of the ‘90s to Unilever’s recent investment in ‘happy bacteria’ skincare, probiotics are still a hot topic – but consumer confusion is rife, discovers Kate Miller, and puzzling legislation isn’t helping (more…)
The carbon pawprint
A far cry from the proverbial dogs’ dinner, the pet industry is now booming with healthier and greener options. From zero waste shampoo bars to premium natural and organic foods, Sharna Waid finds out what retailers are stocking to meet the demands of a growing community of eco-conscious pet parents (more…)
As more consumers seek alcohol-free, low-sugar and sustainably produced beverages, Jane Wolfe speaks with some natural and organic soft drinks brands to discover how they are ticking all the boxes (more…)
The heart of the matter
Dr Decker Weiss is a naturopathic cardiologist with an important message about inflammation. Here, Rosie Greenaway relays some of the key messages conveyed during his 2018 retailer roadshow, and discovers why ignoring the red flags could be catastrophic for cardiovascular health
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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. […]
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 […]
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.