Blissful Lifestyle in the heart of Naxxar
Sep17

Blissful Lifestyle in the heart of Naxxar

VeggyMalta visited Blissful Lifestyle, a health shop situated in Naxxar. There we met Evelyn Muscat the owner along with Thea Axisa who runs the shop. The shop has been open just over a year yet this was my first visit to Blissful Lifestyle. The expression don’t judge a book from it’s cover fits the mark! The shop is on the first floor so whilst walking down the street one doesn’t get a glimpse of what there is a few...

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PAMA health shop – an endless choice of products
Sep07

PAMA health shop – an endless choice of products

Veggy Malta visited Pama health shop in Mosta and met up with Joeleen the owner. Joeleen and her husband Wayne manage the health food sections who are third party contractors inside both Pama and Pavi supermarkets. I visited Pama to have a deeper look at this section. It is clear when meeting with Joeleen that there is a passion for what they are doing. She is energised by the belief that people should live a healthier life. And you...

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Good Earth San Gwann – a health food shop with a difference
May29

Good Earth San Gwann – a health food shop with a difference

Veggy Malta went to Good Earth San Gwann, a health shop opened some months ago. It is Good Earth Food Stores’ largest shop. The other shops are in Balluta, B’Kara (inside Smart Supermarket) and Valletta (inside is-Suq l-Antik). The shop isn’t overpowering and doesn’t give you a feeling a wanting to oversell you products. There is a big open space in the middle of the shop where there are tables with all sorts...

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Your health is your wealth – Casa Natura
May19

Your health is your wealth – Casa Natura

Veggy Malta went to Casa Natura and met up with the managing director Bryan Corlett. He is originally from New Zealand and married locally. The Health Shop opened some 28 years ago. In fact, in 2020 it will be 30 years since the business was started. Bryan has been living in Malta for 36 years. He explains that years ago he was unwell. Even though back then he still played rugby at the time, he needed an inhaler to help him breath....

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List of Health Food Shops in Malta and Gozo
Apr05

List of Health Food Shops in Malta and Gozo

Are you looking for a health food shop in Malta or Gozo? Do you want a list of health food shops to check which is the closest for you to buy from? Veggy Malta has compiled a list of shops that sell healthy food according to where they are found on the island. Whilst many people choose to buy from traditional retail, one must highlight that health shops are important. They offer a more personalised service. The staff is usually more...

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The Healthy Pantry – Zurrieq’s local health shop
Mar28

The Healthy Pantry – Zurrieq’s local health shop

Veggy Malta went to The Healthy Pantry in Zurrieq and met Karl Sacco. The Healthy Pantry is the only health shop on the south-western side of the island, after the airport tunnel, thus serving Zurrieq and (Qrendi, Mqabba and Kirkop). Karl took a risk around two years ago and opened a health shop. It originally was in a different location from where it is today, closer to the parish church. The gamble paid off and the project worked...

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Just Organic – an organic shop in the heart of Naxxar
Mar20

Just Organic – an organic shop in the heart of Naxxar

Veggy Malta visited Just Organic a quaint new shop in the centre of Naxxar. There I met with Sara Zammit Tabona and Cheryl Jordan. Nestled in the centre of Naxxar in a side road next to the church, Just Organic offers a number of interesting brands including some brought locally by themselves. The shop isn’t large but still manages to offer a diversity of products. Inside you will find laundry and household products, body care,...

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Holland & Barrett – choose the good life
Feb13

Holland & Barrett – choose the good life

Veggy Malta popped into Holland & Barrett to see what’s inside this international health shop and natural remedies franchise that is also in Malta. Although they have 7 shops and 2 shop in shops across the island, I went to the Fgura outlet just opposite the church. Though I am advised they all carry the same product ranges. I was greeted by Carla Florian, Marketing Manager at H&B, who showed me around the shop. Inside...

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Malta Biomarket – a health shop committed to organic
Jan16

Malta Biomarket – a health shop committed to organic

Veggy Malta went to Malta Biomarket, a health shop in Swieqi and met up with Tara. The first impression one gets is that the shop is quite big and there is a large choice of products inside the shop. They have a variety that suits everybody’s lifestyle. Tara mentioned that all the products in the shop are healthy and 90% organic. (There are some non-vegetarian products inside the shop). An interesting point is that many products...

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Dical House – home of fine vegetarian and vegan foods
Jan12

Dical House – home of fine vegetarian and vegan foods

Veggy Malta went to visit Dical House in Mosta and met up with Dominic Calleja owner. Dical House has a mix of vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, sugar free, dairy free and certified organic products. There is a specialised vegetarian/vegan section in the shops, though there are more vegetarian/vegan products around the shop. A number of foods are actually only found at the shop itself. For the past 15 years Dical House has specialised...

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Good Earth – giving you the choice of better food for better health
Dec12

Good Earth – giving you the choice of better food for better health

Veggy Malta met up with Matthew and Liz from Good Earth retail shops at the Balluta shop. Good Earth is now 35 years old and was Malta’s first health and natural shop. Different times! Today Good Earth has three outlets, Balluta (which I visited), B’Kara inside Smart Supermarket and San Gwann. A fourth shop in opening soon in Valletta inside Is-Suq l-Antik. The Balluta shop is part of Balluta Buildings, a majestic art deco...

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Sattva at San Gwann – more than just a health shop
Dec05

Sattva at San Gwann – more than just a health shop

Veggy Malta went to Sattva in San Gwann and met with Anna (co-owner and vegetarian).  I asked Anna how to best describe the shop’s concept and what it stands for.  She said that Sattva’s ethos is to provide clean food for a balanced life. They have been in San Gwann since 2016. The shop has over 3000 names on the shelves. The food is 99% certified organic and a 100% vegetarian. A large percentage is actually vegan with the...

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Shanti Health shop – specialising in organic and natural products
Nov20

Shanti Health shop – specialising in organic and natural products

Veggy Malta visited Shanti in Mosta. Whilst Shanti in Sanskrit means peace, tranquillity or bliss, in Malta we know it for the health shop in the Mosta main road. I was greeted by the owner Helga Tonna, who explained that Shanti has been open for nearly 25 years. It is a pioneer in the health food sector. Shanti has a wide selection of organic and natural products. There are many products suitable for both vegetarians and vegans. One...

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