MP for Hertsmere, Oliver Dowden CBE, paid a visit to Vimi Eco Store in Radlett, Hertsmere’s first organic package-free grocery store.
Vimi Eco Store was set up to offer people the opportunity to shop more sustainably by providing plastic-free alternatives to everyday items.
The store aims to reduce household and food waste, support a local eco system and promote organic products.
They stock a range of package-free produce which customers can dispense into their own reusable containers, refillable toiletries and cleaning products, as well as reusable alternative to everyday items.
Mr Dowden CBE MP, pictured with Vishal Jain, shop owner, said: “I was delighted to visit Vimi Eco Store and see first-hand the wonderful work of Vishal and his team at Hertsmere’s first organic package-free grocery store.
“It is vital that we all think about how we can work towards living more sustainable lives to protect the future of the planet.
“By offering people plastic-free alternatives, including their vast range of package-free produce, Vimi provides a fantastic way for the residents of Hertsmere to shop more sustainably and help protect the planet, while also supporting local suppliers.
“I hugely enjoyed my visit and will be sure to return to further explore their excellent range of local organic produce.”