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Mastel’s Health Foods Named Retailer of the Year by Vitamin Retailer Magazine

Courtesy of Vitamin Retailer Magazine

On August 1, Vitamin Retailer magazine named Mastel’s Health Foods the winner of Retailer of the Year. The award recognizes Mastel’s longstanding commitment to health and wellness while supporting the local community. A previous winner included national chain Sprouts Farmers Market.

“We are incredibly honored to be chosen as Vitamin Retailer magazine’s Retailer of the Year 2021. Our team here now is as strong as it has ever been in the wake of one of the most difficult times to operate a small business,” shares Lauren Gaffney, general manager at Mastel’s. “The loyalty of our customers and the passion for the work we do here have kept us around for over 50 years, and we look forward more than ever to the future of Mastel’s.”

Staff members at Mastel’s are highly educated in the natural health fields. Many have various educational backgrounds, such as ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine, herbalism, nutritional and health sciences. Others are practitioners on the side as herbalists, nurses, nutritional therapists, body workers, ayurvedic specialists and a former owner of a natural health store. All staff receive multiple in-person and remote trainings to ensure the breadth of knowledge to which their customers have become accustomed.

The goal at Mastel’s Health Foods is to provide a safe and welcoming environment in order to assist customers in achieving their health goals through education, guaranteed high-quality supplements and natural products. Independently owned and operated, Mastel’s has been serving the Twin Cities since 1968.

Location: 1526 St. Clair Ave., St. Paul. For more information, visit 
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Read the full October 2021 Magazine