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
Robert Baird founded Natural Health Products (NHP) working part time from home as the agent for the English Herbal Company, Gerrard House.
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.
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.
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.
Nick Baird, (Robert’s son) joins business on completion of IT training at FE college.
Launch of Paradox Omega Oils - NHP appointed as logistics partner.
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.
Awarded Wholesale Dealers Licence by MHRA.
Business incorporated as Natural Health Products (INT) Ltd.
Stephen, brother of Robert, joins NHP following a career in business consultancy and management training.
ERP system (Intact IQ) installed, linking all business systems.
Natures Aid brand added to the portfolio.
BioKult, Bionutri and Minami brands added to portfolio.
Sue Wilson joins the team as Area Sales Manager.
Omninatural and Movial brands added to portfolio.
Dr Bronners, Greens Organic and Hay-Band brands added to portfolio.
Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar; Biokap; Celtic Wind Crops and Weleda brands added.
NHP appointed as UK & Ireland distributor of Biosun ear candles; BetterYou brand added.
The NHP team 2019: