Hunt’s Food Group, of Sherborne, has purchased the trading entity of The Health Store, which went into administration on 22 August.
The Nottingham-based business was one of the UK’s leading health food distributors and provided a one-stop shop for the independent health food industry.
Hunt’s Food Group plans to continue distributing out of the Nottingham site, offering a range consisting of vitamins, minerals & supplements, The Health Store pre-pack products, other non-food lines and bulk commodity items.
Branded ambient, chilled and frozen food products will be distributed via Queenswood Natural Foods, the dedicated health food distribution arm of the Hunt’s Food Group based in Bridgwater.
Hunt’s Food Group has taken on the employment of several members of The Health Store’s team at Nottingham to help with the operation of the depot and assist with its growth.
Thomas Hunt, managing director of Hunt’s Food Group, commented: “We are delighted to progress with this opportunity and welcome The Health Store to the group. We look forward to working with team members from The Health Store and learning from their wealth of knowledge in the industry.
“This investment from the group brings greater choice to our customers and complements our commitment to having the most competitive, comprehensive range available. We have exciting plans for the brand and are looking forward to developing these in the future.”Published Date: September 2, 2022