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. It is the authoritative and responsible voice for the UK natural products industry and its members play a crucial role in helping to improve public health. Our c. 150 member companies, approximately 75% of which are SMEs, include many suppliers of specialist food supplements and health foods. The HFMA works effectively to represent the interests of the industry at all levels of the legislative, regulatory and Parliamentary process, and works proactively with other industry associations to achieve this aim. HFMA’s mission:
- To be the authoritative and responsible voice for the UK natural products industry.
- To promote and protect the general interests of members and of the natural health products industry.
- To influence legislators, regulators and key opinion formers to promote the maximum freedom of choice and access to safe, high quality natural health products.
- To promote high standards of product manufacture and presentation to ensure consumer safety, responsible and informative communications and compliance with applicable legislation.