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Our Writing Team

A panel of expert contributors bring an abundance of talents to complement our core team of expert authors led by editor Alistair Forrest.

Alistair Forrest - Editor of New Natural Business

Alistair Forrest draws on years of experience as a journalist, editor and author, including 22 years in the natural health sector. Alistair previously edited Health Food Business magazine and is now a published author of historical fiction. His career has included daily newspaper journalism, editing magazines in the health, photographic and travel sectors, and for a decade he was principal of a Public Relations company.

Other contributors in the Spring 2024 issue:

Ray Hill

Founder and Secretary of the Health Food Institute
How can we stop people eating themselves to depression and death?

Len Glenville

Chair, Health Stores UK
Indies lead the charge

Alan McGrath

National Organiser, Health Stores Ireland
Sunny side up

Theresa Cutts

Marketing and PR Consultant, Health Food Manufacturers’ Association
Together we are louder

Tim Gaunt

Biochemist, chartered biologist, nutritionist and Chief Information Officer at Acorn Scientific Marketing
Supplementary benefits

Sarah Orecchia

Founder of Unbeelievable Health
Help with hormones

Norman Bennett

Allicin International and Waverlex Managing Director
Unlocking the secrets of garlic

Alex Cullen

Soil Association Certification Commercial Director
Why we need a radical organic rethink

Lavinia Troiani

Consultant at Whitehouse Communications
Navigating the ultra-processed foods debate

Melanie Beard

Deputy Chair of Health Stores UK and MD of Best Health Food Shops (Kent and Sussex)
Reasons to be cheerful?

John Frisby

Chairman of the Health Food Institute and owner of Food For Living, Dartford
Reasons to be cheerful?

Tessa Badenhorst

Owner of The Aloe Tree in Ennistymon, Co Clare
Kids, culture and local champions

For editorial opportunities, contact editor Alistair Forrest at [email protected], and for advertising and promotions contact Sharon Munn-Giddings,[email protected].