About Us

Natural Health Products, an independent family run business

Founded over 30 years ago

Founded over 30 years ago by Robert Baird, with the sole aim of providing the best range of herbal, homeopathic and natural food supplements available. Sourcing and introducing new innovative products has been a hallmark of our development. This is how we have grown as a company and we see this as the key to our continued success and growth in the market. We now import products from all over Europe with the sole distribution rights for the UK


Our History

 

1981

Robert Baird founded Natural Health Products (NHP) working part time from home as the agent for the English Herbal Company, Gerrard House.

The beginning

1987

Robert Baird made a major career decision and left full time employment as an engineer and purchased a Health Food Store in Lisburn, Northern Ireland. A small distribution business was run from the store at the back of the shop servicing the NI health store sector. New brands progressively added to the portfolio.

1989

NHP approached by Bioforce UK to introduce their A Vogel brand into the Irish Market (all island).

NHP expand into supplying the pharmacy sector in NI.

1999

Simon Baird, (Robert’s son) joins business on completion of third level education.

Two adjoining properties purchased and renovated to provide additional capacity for the growing wholesale side of the business.

2001

Nick Baird, (Robert’s son) joins business on completion of IT training at FE college.

2006

Launch of Paradox Omega Oils - NHP appointed as logistics partner.

2007

Opening of new Belfast premises and sale of the retail business in Lisburn.

Official sponsor of NI Milk Cup (international junior football tournament) with Pernaton brand.

2010

Awarded Wholesale Dealers Licence by MHRA.

Business incorporated as Natural Health Products (INT) Ltd.

warehouse exterior

warehouse interior

Stephen, brother of Robert, joins NHP following a career in business consultancy and management training.

ERP system (Intact IQ) installed, linking all business systems.

office

2011

Natures Aid brand added to the portfolio.

2012

BioKult, Bionutri and Minami brands added to portfolio.

2014

Sue Wilson joins the team as Area Sales Manager.

Sue Wilson

2015

Omninatural and Movial brands added to portfolio.

2016

Dr Bronners, Greens Organic and Hay-Band brands added to portfolio.

2017

Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar; Biokap; Celtic Wind Crops and Weleda brands added.

2018

NHP appointed as UK & Ireland distributor of Biosun ear candles; BetterYou brand added.

2019

The NHP team 2019:

NHP Team