Hunt’s Food Group, the South’s leading independent food wholesaler and manufacturer has purchased the trading entity of The Health Store (THS).
The Nottingham-based company went into administration on Monday 22nd August and Hunt’s agreed to buy the trading entity from the administrators on 31st August 2022. The Health Food Store 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 plan to continue distributing out of the Nottingham site offering a range consisting of VMS, THS Pre-pack, other non-food sku’s and bulk commodity lines. 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. Keeping true to their team first value, Hunt’s Food Group has also taken on the employment of several members of THS 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 comments: “We are delighted to progress with this opportunity and welcome The Health Store to the group. We look forward to working with the new 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.”