Together, we are louder. The HFMA Is the voice of UK Natural Health, working with stakeholders, industry groups, press and consumers.
Our strength is being in the right place at the right time, bringing the voice of robust scientific reasoning and commercial awareness to multi-level discussions around natural health.
At parliamentary level, as part of policy and regulatory consultations.
Within industry working groups, bringing HFMA insight and expertise.
Within the natural products trade, giving regular feedback about industry issues, and supporting the ethos of natural health and wellbeing.
To consumers, working with press and media to encourage natural health messaging that is trusted, reliable and accurate.
The HFMA is a not-for-profit, but financially sound, organisation that was founded in 1965 to represent the interests of manufacturers and suppliers of specialist health products in the UK. Our c.150 member companies include many suppliers of specialist food supplements and health foods.
Subscriptions are fair, based on sales, and the organisation is fully-democratic. Each full member has one vote, regardless of size, and is welcome to stand for Council.
The HFMA operates long-standing Codes of Practice to ensure that member companies adhere to high standards and offer good quality and safe products to UK consumers. As such, we welcome proportionate and clear legislation designed to ensure that consumer choice is informed by responsible and accurate information.