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 […]
With 72% of adults reporting that they exercise on a weekly basis, Kate Miller highlights why a broader definition of sports nutrition could be advantageous
The latest product from Solgar is Ultibio Immune, an innovative formula scientifically proven to support the immune system during cold winter months.
Kate Miller looks at aggravators of joint pain and uncovers how well-intentioned New Year’s resolutions can lead to injuries for a nation on the move
At The Nature’s Bounty Co. we have a unique opportunity to help keep people healthy through our passion for wellness combined with our knowledge of nutrition. Every one of us in the organisation, whatever our role, contributes to improving lives every day. We strive to enable our consumers to live healthier more fulfilled lives. This […]
This year sees Julie Goodwin celebrate the 20th anniversary of her first Natural Health store in Hertford which opened in 1997.
Kinetic Natural Products Distributor has appointed Lesley Constable (pictured) as sales director, who formerly held the same position at at Solgar. Lesley says, “I am very excited to be joining Kinetic as it is first and foremost a family-run business. The passion and vision that comes from Alexander, Kim and the team aligns completely with […]
Edinburgh health store Hanover Healthfoods has a new look and extended offer after being expanding its space this year.
Solgar has launched a selected range of 55 products into Holland & Barrett stores in Ireland. Solgar says the move is part of a pilot programme aimed at extending availability of its products to a broader demographic of vitamin and supplement shoppers. In a letter to its retail customers Solgar says the move follows consumer […]
The latest addition to the Solgar range is its Full Spectrum Curcumin 185x product. Curcumin has been shown to be effective as an anti-inflammatory, providing pain relief and promoting a range of other health benefits too, but the body can find it difficult to absorb. Full Spectrum Curcumin 185x was developed by Solgar to deliver […]
Following the closure of Health Quest in October, retailer Carol Faulkner has opened her new venture, Northampton Health Store, kicking off with a launch party in January to celebrate with existing customers and attract new ones. “The launch party was fantastic,” says Faulkner, “We had lots of companies supporting us including Solgar, Kinetic, Natures Aid, […]
Leading international experts in nutritional science and business retail will speak at the 2013 Solgar Masterclass in London next month. Focused on helping retailers keep ahead of the competition and timed for the start of the high-retail season, this year’s Masterclass event will take place on Sunday 20 October, Sofitel, Heathrow Terminal 5. Four eminent […]
Solgar has launched its innovative new Tasting Stations. (more…)
Solgar Vitamins has relaunched its Gold Specifics range with a new price point and fresh POS materials including an informative leaflet for consumers. (more…)
Solgar Vitamins is set to launch a new prime time advertising campaign aimed at reaching over 3 million health-passionate women during October. Ads will appear in Good Housekeeping, Daily Mail, Irish Independent, Irish Times and the Sunday Post. (more…)
Over 350 health food retailers from across Britain and Ireland attended the Annual Solgar Party in London on Saturday April 10. (more…)
A new take on the January blues
December 5, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
‘Shades of Aqua’ has been highlighted as the key food and beverage colour trend for 2020, with vivid blues and greens expected to drive innovation.
Veganuary to launch ‘milestone’ TV ad
As part of The Big Give, non-profit Veganuary has launched a Crowdfunding effort to get its first TV ad on air, aiming to raise £40,000 in one week.
Hastings’ Co-op expands refills into second store
Trinity Wholefoods, which marked its 35th birthday this year, has opened a refill store to encourage customers to ‘reduce, reuse, recycle, refill, rethink’.
Experts warn of high protein diet risks
Popular high protein diets have been shown to help people lose weight but could be putting long-term followers at risk of kidney damage, experts warn.
Pick of the products 2019
November 28, 2019 Rosie Greenaway
One thing’s for sure when reflecting on this year’s products: our industry never fails to deliver on innovation. With the word ‘sustainability’ on everyone’s lips, our sector was pioneering its ‘better for you and the planet’ products long before the phrase hit the mainstream. As the world plays catch-up, here’s a review of the trendsetting […]
With irritable bowel syndrome affecting approximately 12 million people in the UK, Jane Wolfe finds out how diet and lifestyle changes can significantly help sufferers, and investigates the low-FODMAP solution (more…)
Living life on the veg
Plates of lifeless veg and soggy ‘fishless fingers’ are a thing of the past. Rosie Greenaway orders the vegan catch of the day, explores today’s sophisticated veggie market, and discovers just how much the nation’s love of animal products is costing the planet (more…)
The whole package
Want the truth about sustainable packaging? It’s complicated – but consumers and brands are both committed to change, says Matt Chittock
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 […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
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 […]
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 […]