ONE of the UK's largest health and wellness retailers will be opening its doors in Basingstoke's Festival Place.

Feel-good health food chain Grape Tree will open in the shopping centre on Friday, April 26.

Founder Nick Shutts said: “We are delighted to be opening at Festival Place.

"We are looking forward to bringing our Grape Tree feel good food message to Basingstoke and to welcoming new faces into the store.”

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Grape Tree will offer a wide range of quality health foods and wellbeing products at affordable prices.

As well as natural whole foods, superfoods and organic ranges, Grape Tree will also sell an extensive health range, which includes vitamins, minerals, supplements, and ethical beauty products.

Customers will be able to shop for their diet from an extensive collection of products suitable for a range of different dietary needs, including vegan and organic as well as dairy, gluten, lactose and nut-free options.

With more than 140 stores across the country, Grape Tree was founded in 2012 by Nick Shutts and Nigel Morris, who together built the hugely successful Julian Graves brand.

Sian Fisher, marketing manager at Festival Place, added: “We’re delighted yet another national retailer has chosen to open at Festival Place. Grape Tree is one of the UK’s fastest growing retailers and will be a brilliant addition to our shopping centre.”

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