Saint Paul, MN—Two long-time employees are taking over as the owners of Mastel’s Health Foods, an independently owned establishment. General Manager Lauren Gaffney and Marketing Manager Alina Hornfeldt have given years of service to the store, and are excited to continue serving the community with nutritional supplements and organic food options. Under the new leadership, the store will also broaden its offerings to include new products and services to meet the community’s changing needs. 

The new owners assured customers that they can expect the same service and quality they have come to love under previous owner and founder John Mastel. “We have been a part of this store for years, and we are passionate about its mission to help people lead healthier lives,” said Hornfeldt. “We are grateful for the opportunity to carry on this important work and positively impact our community.” 

Gaffney added, “We are thrilled to take the helm of this beloved community institution and build upon its legacy. Our goal is to continue offering the same commitment to quality and wellness while exploring new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Founded 55 years ago, the store is renowned for its knowledgeable staff, who are dedicated to helping customers make informed decisions about their health and wellness.” 

Hornfeldt echoed these sentiments. "We are passionate about the wellness industry and are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest quality products and services. We believe in the power of supplements to improve health and well-being and are committed to helping our community live their healthiest lives."