Healthy Living Product Ingredient Standards Are Getting Tougher

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Healthy Living Market and Cafe, announces it will tighten already strict product ingredient standards for all food items, effective January 1, 2019. With locations in South Burlington, VT and Saratoga Springs, NY, Healthy Living aims to become the 'Healthiest Grocery Store in the Northeast'.

On October 1, 2018, Healthy Living Market announces strict new product ingredient standards that will apply to all store locations by January 2019. The decision to tighten already strict product ingredient standards, was made to benefit guests of Healthy Living Market, offering confidence and convenience in grocery shopping. Healthy Living will become the 'Healthiest Grocery Store in the Northeast'.

Under the new Product Ingredient Standards, as of January 2019, every food item sold at Healthy Living Market will be free from:

Added hormones
Artificial fats and trans-fats
High fructose corn syrup
Artificial sweeteners
Bleached or bromated flour
Artificial colors
Artificial flavors
Artificial preservatives

The HLM buying team has already begun carefully reviewing the multitude of products available, working with many brands to help them adapt their ingredients to our new standards. Products that don’t meet these standards will be discontinued by January 2019, and replaced by cleaner alternatives. Healthy Living Market encourages guests with questions, concerns, or suggestions to reach out at: feedback(at)

Eli Lesser-Goldsmith, CEO and Co-Owner says: “For over 30 years, we’ve been on a mission to offer our communities the best regional and national brands – with an unparalleled focus on local farms and local producers. We believe what we sell should be good for you and your family, good for the community, good for our supply partners, and good for the environment. These new standards will undoubtedly make Healthy Living the healthiest grocery store in the markets we operate in, and healthy options are what people are looking for more and more."


About Healthy Living Market

Healthy Living Market is a regional independent supermarket leader specializing in local, organic and natural foods with stores located in Burlington, Vermont and Saratoga Springs, New York. Founded in Vermont in 1986, Healthy Living has been committed from day one to creating a premier grocery store experience and to sell the finest and cleanest food at the fairest prices possible while supporting local farmers and producers. Healthy Living is a triple bottom line, mission/vision/values company from the top down. For more information:

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