A NEW shop is set to open this week in Hereford.

Mother Nature's Goodies, is taking over the empty unit in Commercial Street that used to be home to Starbucks Coffee, next to the Black and White House.

It will sell products such as incense, crystals, candles, salt lamps, bespoke massage oils and essential oil.

The business already has successful shops in Abergavenny, Cwmbran, Monmouth, with Cowbridge, near Cardiff, and Bristol planned for next year.


It strives to be natural, vegan and as plastic-free as it can be.

But it also tries to be eclectic, while constantly widening its product offering.

Manager Steve Tranter said he can't wait to get going after a slight delay getting the shop ready.


He is delighted that the five months getting the shop prepared is nearly over and it can begin to serve some new customers.

He said: "We were looking to be open by the start of the week but unfortunately got held up. We are nearly there though and will be be open by the weekend."

Mr Tranter said that everyone has received a very warm welcome from everyone in the city and has been made to feel at home.

He said: "Everyone in the city has been so helpful and friendly.

"We have no idea how the Hereford shop will work out, but we believe we meet the needs of the demographic."

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