Following the The Veganuary Road Trip 2019 – a collaboration between non-profit organization Veganuary, frozen vegan pizza brand One Planet Pizza and the National Association of Health Stores (NAHS) – independent retailers and consumers alike have spoken out about the impact of the campaign.
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Following Philip Hammond’s delivery of the Budget 2018 to parliament, the NAHS has issued a statement commenting on the Chancellor’s proposals for the business rates affecting independent retailers.
UK natural beauty products manufacturer Faith in Nature has doubled in size over the last five years, with sales reaching £4.6 million in the year to July 2018, according to the company.
Last weekend Vitality Expo hosted the Irish Health Food Industry Awards – coordinated by event organizer Health Stores Ireland and co-sponsored by Wiley’s Finest and Better Retailing Magazine.
Following its win of a 2-star Great Taste award for its Red Pu-erh Fermented Raw Tea, GO! Kombucha has reaffirmed its commitment to indie health stores.
Natural & Organic Products Europe this year saw the launch of the new NAHS Radio, specifically designed for independent health stores, which enables retailers to play licence-free music in-store. The NAHS Radio is designed to create an inviting atmosphere within store as well as acting as a veil of privacy for customer conversations and increase […]
JimJams two low-sugar chocolate spreads launched into independent health stores earlier this year.
Following the omission of health food stores in the recent Health on the High Street report, NAHS Administrator Avril McCracken and Cheryl Thallon of Viridian have met with the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) which published the report. The report, which aimed to identify businesses and services that contribute most to the health and […]
Viridian Nutrition has launched its biggest ever PR campaign and will use it as a platform to promote, and encourage shoppers to find and use, local specialist independent health stores. Incorporating the exclusive URL www.findahealthstore.co.uk, which takes visitors directly to the company’s online Stockist Locator, the campaign rolls out during March and will run on […]
Vegans urged to supplement ‘critical’ brain nutrient
September 13, 2019 Jim Manson
Vegans could be at risk of deficiencies of an ‘overlooked’ but important brain nutrient, a prominent nutritionist has warned.
Rapid uptake of plastic alternatives could increase pollution, MPs warn
The rapid uptake of compostable and biodegradable plastic alternatives could be making marine pollution worse, a committee of Parliamentarians has warned.
How the market turned us into ‘passive consumers of crap’
Pointless choice: Riverford Organic founder Guy Singh-Watson on ‘how brilliantly the market excels at turning us all into passive consumers’.
Skincare with a story
Launched on 1 September, a new capsule collection has hit the market from Jalue Skincare – and it comes with a unique story.
A tale of two toothbrushes
August 28, 2019 Ross Harris
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…)
Jane Wolfe discovers that consumers are shunning traditional meal times and seeking out tasty but guilt-free, convenient snacks that nutritionally enhance their diet (more…)
Kate Miller talks to the experts about the prevalence of urinary tract infections, old wives’ tales which lead to common misconceptions, and the new smartphone-powered technology which could represent the future of urinalysis (more…)
The UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic is back. Hayley Coristine finds out what’s happening for Organic September this year.
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. […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]