Viridian Nutrition has launched a new campaign to boost awareness of health food stores as ‘a community resource and hub for preventative care’.
Tagged as a ‘sustainable supermarket for the thoughtful people of Brighton’, Kindly of Brighton is one of the newest retailers to open in the city.
Packaging-free franchise The Source Bulk Foods has opened its first UK store outside London to bring nutritious food to eco-conscious consumers in Brighton.
A new shop, Heather and Rose Health, opened its doors in Watford in October to offer the local community an independent health store experience. Business partners by Kasia Chajdacki and Branka Simic both previously worked in Panacea health store in a nearby shopping centre, but when that closed down they resolved to branch out on […]
Women’s health website Healthista.com, in association with Accor Hotels, is holding a brand new evening event, Health To Wealth, on Thursday 13 June.
One of New Zealand’s largest exporters of manuka honey, Manuka Doctor, has acquired specialist UK honey brand Picklecoombe House from its parent company Sapphire Brands for an undisclosed sum.
Africa-inspired health food brand Aduna has created a range of organic African Super-Teas, crafted using high quality active botanical ingredients, including African superfoods.
Bristol-based organic and health food retailer Better Food is celebrating its 25th birthday this year, with a series of in-store tastings.
Crussh launches Fit Food & Juice Bar concept within Holland & Barrett, giving customers a ‘boost’ whilst shopping.
Health food retailers saw average customer spend and footfall rise in 2016 but fears over rates and rents and the impact of Brexit have dampened business optimism for some, the latest NPN survey of natural products retailers shows.
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.
Holland & Barrett International opened a new flagship store at Marble Arch in London this week (Thursday 19 January).
A prominent natural food retailer told NPN recently that CLF Distribution had “transformed” his business – and the wider health food trade. For CLF’s founder, Robin Holiday, that was always the plan.
Shaun Higgs, operations director at Viridian Nutrition, is quickly finding out what life is like on the other side of the till. In In our video report he tells Jim Manson why he and Viridian founder Cheryl Thallon decided to open their own health store.
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 […]
NBTY Europe is re-branding its two retail chains in The Netherlands and Belgium, with 167 existing branches across the two countries becoming Holland & Barrett stores. The move is part of an international expansion plan for the Holland & Barrett retail brand. NBTY Europe has operated in Holland for 12 years, after acquiring Dutch brand […]
Leading health food chain Holland & Barrett opened its 1000th UK store this week and announced plans to open a further 70 stores across Europe, creating 485 new jobs in the Britain. The retailer’s latest financials submitted today to Companies House (on 8 October)) show sales for the year ending September 2014 up by 7.5% […]
Cornish health store Archie Browns has launched a new retail website offering healthy foods, vitamins, supplements, natural beauty products and eco-friendly cleaning products. The shop, which has two branches – one in Truro and one in Penzance – says the e-commerce venture offers the same friendly and helpful advice they provide in store by offering […]
NutriCentre’s new managing director Amee Chande comes to the post with formidable retail credentials. Most recently she was MD at Staples UK, and before that she held a senior role at Walmart after a stint running projects at McKinsey. She’s a big advocate of the compelling store experience – an admirer of Whole Foods and […]
New research by Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) and the Local Data Company shows that health food chains were among the high street’s biggest losers in 2012. According to the research into retail chain performance, a quarter (24.7%) of health food chain retail space was lost in 2012, as measured by the net change in units. […]
OTB welcomes new general manager
July 7, 2020 Rosie Greenaway
Last month saw the appointment of Cristina Dimetto as the OTB’s new general manager, who joins ahead of this year’s Organic September campaign.
Urgent wake up call to Government to ‘fix the failings of food’
The Select Committee on Food, Poverty, Health and the Environment has published a report questioning the affordability of the recommended healthy diet.
News in brief
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.
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.
Mineral-rich New Zealand volcanic mud delivers instant illumination for your skin
It may seem counter-intuitive to apply mud to your skin in order to cleanse it, but the skin-enhancing benefits of mineral-rich mud have been harnessed for beauty treatments all over the world for centuries. Antipodes® uses white volcanic mud sourced from central New Zealand’s dramatic central plateau in its new Halo Skin-Brightening Facial Mud Mask […]
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.
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 […]