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serving sarasota since '79

About Richard's

Richard’s Foodporium® first opened its doors in 1979 as an independently-owned natural foods store in southwest Florida and, after 40 years, our customers still love us. Our overriding mission is to offer natural and specialty products at affordable prices, and to provide exceptional customer care. The Richard’s Foodporium® brand is backed by a wealth of experience and dedication. Our team at Richard's is always striving to better meet our customers’ needs and transform a quick stop by Richard's into more than just a shopping experience.

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An Integral Part of the Community

A Part of the Community

In our fast-paced world, with pressures surrounding each of us to be faster, smarter, and healthier, Richard’s Foodporium provides a place of balance. While we don't attempt to be all things to all people, we remain dedicated to being a local resource for everything from your health, wellness and knowledge, and for your favorite snacks too. Throughout the years, the Richard's team has continued a commitment to quality, integrity and service above all else. When you're here, you'll always find a unique array of natural and specialty foods, supplements, tools-that-you-didn't-even-know-you-needed and services that allow one to live a healthier lifestyle and pursue a balanced, holistic approach to personal health and well-being.

We are here to provide an option to all members of our community, because we believe your health shouldn't depend on your financial capacity. Richard's gives the opportunity for optimal health available at affordable prices. Our stores have been known to be an intimate neighborhood hub that provide a genuine shopping experience and act as a resource for those seeking options beyond the big box stores. Our experts offer a carefully selected product mix of natural & specialty foods, supplements, health & beauty, spa, gifts, greeting cards, fitness and weight management support and our inventory is constantly is expanding and changing based on industry research, trends and foremost our customers favorites. With our resources and our associates innovative intuition and desire to always be learning, Richard's Foodporium is sure to have something for everyone, whether it be knowledge, snacks, supplements or just a good conversation. You'll find it here.

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Award Winning Service

Richard’s has won dozens of awards including Best Natural Food / Health Food Stores, Best Place to Shop for Natural Foods, Favorite Health Food Store, People’s Choice and Business of the Year in multiple Florida communities and Best Independent Chain Retailer in the Nation.

Store Policies


A valid receipt is required for all returns. Unopened items or defective items may be returned with a receipt within 30 days of purchase and will receive a full refund unless the product is expired. Opened items may be returned within 30 days of purchase with a valid receipt for store credit only. No returns are accepted without a receipt or beyond 30 days from purchase.

Special Orders

Don’t see the product that you’re looking for? We’ll be happy to do our best to meet your needs. If we can get it for you from any of our vast array of vendors, we will be happy to help you. Please call our store for more details (Some order/return restrictions or minimum quantities may apply). Please be aware that special and non-stock orders are not eligible for refunds outside of manufacturer defect.