Apr
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Plans in full swing for Tophill Tournament

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Industry will be descending on the Tophill Tournament golf day, in association with Health Food Business.

The event has become a must-attend, organised by well-known industry personality, Colin Tophill, who was Managing Director at Brewhurst for many years.

The Tophill Tournament takes place on June 10 at Windlesham Golf Club, in Surrey, and attracts a number of industry sponsors. As well as Health Food Business donating the leading retailer prize, other supporters include Nelsons and Solgar, and new sponsors for this year, Modern Herbals and Teatulia.

If you would like to find out more about the day, email Colin at ctophill@btinternet.com

Apr
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Viridian unveils new store campaign

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Viridian Nutrition is marking 15 years in business with the creation of a new campaign.

The new ‘find a health store’ initiative is designed to educate consumers about the difference between, and considerable benefits of, shopping in independent health stores rather than mass-market outlets.

The company has created a new visual, which is being advertised on London buses, among other places, to raise awareness of health stores.

Consumers can visit www.findahealthstore.co.uk to find their nearest stockist.

n Find out more about Viridian’s 15th anniversary on page 72.

Mar
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Anniversary celebrations for HFB publisher

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The year 2015 marks 15 years in business for Target Publishing.

The company, which publishes Health Food Business and its sister magazine, the consumer title, Natural Lifestyle, was founded in 2000 by David Cann, who is Managing Director.

Target Publishing began with the acquisition of Health Food Business, and has grown to become the leading independent publisher in the natural health, leisure and education sectors. Today, the company boasts a portfolio of 22 trade and consumer titles, and continues to expand.

“We are delighted to be celebrating 15 years of innovation, growth and development,” David said. “We now reach over 2 million people in the UK and Republic of Ireland through our print, digital and events business, making us well positioned to grow further going forward.”

Target Publishing will have an active presence at a number of events throughout the year, including Natural & Organic Products Europe, which is being held at London’s Excel on April 19-20. Also renowned for organising their own range of successful events, including the hugely popular CAM Conference series, Target Publishing is set to make its 15th year one to remember with the launch of the new Natural Health Trade Summit on October
25 at the Palace Hotel, in Manchester, in collaboration with the National Association of Health Stores (NAHS).

Mar
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Retailers take centre stage as HFI announces accolades

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The benefits of training were highlighted recently at the Health Food Institute’s annual lecture and lunch.

The organisation hosts the event each year, where a collection of awards are given to those in the industry who have demonstrated commitment to training and excellence in what they do.

In addition to the awards, the event heard an insightful presentation from Jeremy Swan, CEO at public affairs company, Cicero Group, who led this year’s Jack Noah Memorial Lecture.

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