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The big VAT challenge ahead…

By | December 1st, 2016|News|

Phil Costigan, General Secretary of the Irish Health Trade Association (IHTA), gives the lowdown on issues around VAT in Health Food Business trade magazine - December 2016. Here at the IHTA, we have been vigilant and active in relation to the rise of VAT changes, which resulted in a broad range of food supplements having [...]

A Vision of the Future –

By | June 1st, 2016|News|

The Irish Health Trade Association (IHTA) Chair, Phil Costigan, discusses the future of the industry in Health Food Business Trade Magazine - June 2016. We pose the important questions, we seek the answers, information is power and informed decisions are wise decisions. At the recent IHTA AGM, which took place in Dublin on April 13, [...]

The Natural Health Expo 2016

By | May 19th, 2016|News|

Providing a comprehensive showcase for the natural health industry, the interactive event is Ireland’s only natural health trade only exhibition targeting health store and pharmacy retailers. The Natural Health Expo is the only natural health trade only exhibition providing Irish health store and pharmacy owners, managers and buyers with the opportunity to meet leading suppliers and source exciting new [...]

Calling for Fair & Equal Herbal Regulation

By | April 10th, 2016|News|

PHIL COSTIGAN, General Secretary of the Irish Health Trade Association (IHTA), examines how laws controlling the sale of traditional herbal medicinal products are impacting the industry in Ireland. Readers will be familiar with EU regulatory initiatives that emerged with the dawn of the 21st century. These were purportedly enacted to provide increased consumer protection and [...]

IHTA Show Feature February – Natural Health Expo 2015

By | April 10th, 2016|News|

The 2015 Natural Health Expo finished on a high note, with participants eager to attend again in 2016. Phil Costigan reveals what to expect this year. We here at the Irish Health Trade Association (IHTA) are absolutely thrilled at the success of our inaugural Natural Health Expo, which took place at the RDS last September. [...]

The IHTA continues to strive to broaden remit for members benefit

By | April 1st, 2016|News|

The Irish Health Trade Association (IHTA) is working hard to ensure companies get the most from membership, explains Phil Costigan. We are keeping busy here at the IHTA, paying attention to regulatory and market developments impinging and impacting on our member company businesses. The IHTA - Working Hard on your Behalf From previous articles, readers [...]

Ireland’s Best New Natural Health Products Announced at The Natural Health Expo New Product of the Show Awards

By | September 21st, 2015|News|

Phil Costigan, General Secretary, Irish Health Trade Association is pictured (centre) with the winners of the Natural Health Expo New Product of the Show Awards at the event in the RDS, Dublin on Sunday, 20 September   21 SEPTEMBER 2015 – A raw breakfast mix, a powdered blend of superfoods for children, an [...]

IHTA – Working Together To Benefit Members

By | July 31st, 2012|News|

We thought it was time to reacquaint you with the Irish Health Trade Association. No doubt you will have heard about us if you have a presence on the Irish market, which is very vibrant, faring well and attracting new players, despite facing restrictive challenges along the way. Just like our UK neighbours, the Irish [...]