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There has never been a more important time to protect and promote your interests, and those of the industry. Join the HFMA and see the benefits that membership brings.
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HFMA Mission

As the authoritative voice of the natural health industry, the HFMA supports the interests of its members with legislators and regulators; promotes industry best practice for product quality and safety; and provides responsible information for consumers.

20 reasons to join the HFMA

If your company is not already a member of the HFMA, think seriously about joining the industry’s most proactive and vocal trade association. Here are 20 reasons why:

  • All suppliers to the health food trade are threatened by legislation that could decimate key sectors. The HFMA advises you on how to fight for the right outcome on legislation and keeps you up-to-date with key legislative and regulatory developments
  • Members receive bi-weekly bulletins and can attend several Working Group meetings a year entirely free of charge
  • Enrich your knowledge via the wealth of information from privileged access to the Members’ section of the HFMA website
  • You would be supporting an organisation that has key contacts with the DH, MHRA, TSI, Defra, BIS, MPs, MEPs, UK Government Ministers, EU Commission, etc. You can also benefit from HFMA memberships and partnerships with EHPM, IHTA, and FPB
  • Lobby legislators effectively by being advised exclusively by the HFMA and learn how to recruit assistance from your local MP and MEP
  • Via the HFMA, you can benefit from the advice of our political affairs experts at Cicero Group
  • Borderline issues – benefit from CLEAR CHECK™ (COPY • LABELLING • EDUCATION •  ADVERTISING • REGULATION) expert assistance
  • Sports Nutrition – appreciate the threats, the opportunities and the action to be taken
  • Help us to clean up our industry and raise industry standards
  • Your queries answered – HFMA Secretariat, CLEAR CHECK™ and advisers are at the end of a phone
  • Enjoy Member-rate access to the renowned experts at CLEAR CHECK™ and enjoy a free labelling and marketing ‘compliance check’ when you apply for membership
  • Top industry PR Agency – Pegasus – promotes natural health products for the benefit of HFMA Members, and helps combat negative PR
  • Access to our Expert Panel of top scientists and health professionals recruited for professional handling of media issues
  • Understand EU and international developments via HFMA membership of EHPM and, via EHPM, of IADSA
  • Tell your customers that you are supporting the industry fight for proportionate legislation and spread the news within your company – all colleagues can receive HFMA bulletins and attend the Working Group meetings
  • The HFMA is fully democratic – each full Member company has one vote and can stand for the Council
  • Regular opportunities are available to network with industry colleagues
  • Comply with HFMA Codes of Practice and raise industry standards
  • Gain competitive advantage by understanding threats and opportunities first
  • Support your industry association and it will support you


For further information, contact hfma@hfma.co.uk or call 020 8481 7100.

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