nextmedia acquires Healthy Food Guide and My Everyday Wellbeing


• Both titles provide credible, science-backed information on living a healthier life

Forum Media Group Company nextmedia has announced it has acquired print and digital brands Healthy Food Guide and My Everyday Wellbeing from New Zealand based publisher Healthy Life Media Ltd.

Healthy Food Guide magazine was launched in New Zealand and Australia in 2005 and, from 2012, nextmedia has published the Australian edition under license.

Workplace wellbeing platform My Everyday Wellbeing was originally launched in 2018 and rebranded in 2021.

Both these brands provide credible, science-backed information on how to live a healthier life.

Currently, has paid digital subscribers from across 35 countries, while My Everyday Wellbeing has many leading corporates subscribed to its product which promotes health and wellbeing to employees.

Arek Widawski, managing director of nextmedia said of the acquisition: “We have worked with Healthy Food Guide for many years, so know the brand well. Now, with also under our publishing umbrella, we will be able to offer a much more complex platform to our readers.

“We think that My Everyday Wellbeing is a perfect product for the times, we have big plans for the growth of these brands both domestically and internationally,” he added.

Phil Ryan, managing director of Healthy Life Media and founder of both brands, commented: “We are truly excited to see a global publisher take these two brands on their next phase of growth.

“Several years ago, we reset the NZ business to being 100 per cent digital and have been growing ever since, nextmedia are now poised to accelerate this growth. It has been a pleasure to work with so many fine people on these brands and I wish to sincerely thank all those involved over the years,” he added.

Last year, nextmedia appointment of editor and journalist Andrew Birmingham as group managing editor of its B2B portfolio of titles, the most senior editorial appointment since new management was appointed to nextmedia in 2020. He is responsible for managing the local team of journalists and the editorial direction across nextmedia’s IT portfolio.

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