Canada's business magazine for traditional natural health retailers

Canada's business magazine for traditional natural health retailers

Not your typical pharmacy

mortar pesto staffMortar & Pesto in Red Deer, AB., is not your traditional pharmacy.  That’s because owner Jennifer Fookes is not your typical pharmacist.

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Alberta retailers attend Deane Parkes’ business education sessions

retailers in deannes sessionThere was an excellent turnout in Edmonton for Deane Parkes’ retailer training tour in Alberta in early November.  He also spoke to retailers in Calgary and Red Deer.  Stores that were represented at the Edmonton talk included  Polar Bear Health, Simply Health, Stony Plain Wellness, Optimum Health, Vitality Health, Planet Organic, Morning Sun, Regent Health, Homegrown Foods, Healthmatters and Sangsters.  Deane’s education tour was a function of his role as an education ambassador for Natural Factors and Assured Natural Distribution.

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CHFA West: Feb. 20-23

chfa logoCHFA West 2020 is shaping up to be one for the record books, with many opportunities to reach further, together.  

CHFA is excited to once again host its Retailer Bus Tour on Thursday, February 20. The tour will include four or five stores located in North Vancouver and downtown Vancouver.  Retailers will benefit from the opportunity to see what other health retailers are doing first-hand to attract customers. 

Also on Thursday and Friday, you can attend the conference sessions which will include a variety of retail experts, talking about growing sales, remaining competitive and using social media to attract customers. 

Back by popular demand, the exciting Launch Pad competition is a must attend event, with eight finalists vying for the title of Most Innovative Product at CHFA West 2020. 

During the show on Saturday, February 22 and Sunday, February 23, don’t forget to visit Incubator Alley, new to CHFA West.  This part of the show floor is where small start-up companies and brands that are not widely distributed will be introducing their products to Canadian retailers for the first time.  

Online registration is open and retailers can register for free using the CNHR code W20M15.   For more information, visit chfa.ca

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Guelph Organic Conference: Jan. 23-26, 2020

guelph organic conference 2020The theme of the 39th annual @Guelph Organic Conference is ”Where Farmers and Consumers Meet.”  The 2020 version of Canada’s largest organic education and trade event is being held in the Guelph University Centre January 23 to 26.   “The conference welcomes organic growers, who can meet with leading processors, brokers, distributors and retailers,” explained conference manager Tomas Nimmo.  “Another major feature is that motivated consumers can directly contact the organic producers, to buy their products and form lasting relationships.”

The four-day workshop program includes 40 unique sessions, covering everything from farming on 2,000 acres to setting up a balcony garden.  The last two days of the conference features a free 150 booth trade show.    For more information, please visit guelphorganicconf.ca

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Foodsmiths helps environment with new eco-friendly fill station

foodsmiths fill stationBill and Tammy Watts, co-owners of Foodsmiths in Perth, ON have introduced an eco-friendly fill station they recently developed and installed in the store.

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Reimagining Wellness

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Steve Velthove and Dave Nelson have always had an idea they wanted something bigger than a health food store.

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Alpha Emulsified MCT Boost

mct boost assured naturalEnergy boost for coffee, shakes and more!   Start the day off with a kick of healthy fats! Alpha MCT Boost provides 100% coconut-sourced emulsified MCT oil – simply stir into coffee, juice, smoothies or tea to give them a rich, creamy and delicious boost of energy that is keto and paleo diet friendly. Use as a non-dairy, sugar-free creamer that mixes easily, no blender required. Zero mess or cleanup. Available in NEW Mocha Cream flavour.  Exclusive to health food retailers.       888/826-9625 assurednatural.com 

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Organic Tuscan Kale Vinaigrette & Marinade

bragg salad dressingA great-tasting, zesty dressing for all your leafy green salads, especially kale, and a flavourful seasoning for vegetables. It also makes a great marinade! This vinaigrette offers the sunny flavour of Tuscany with its unique blend of nature’s organic herbs, kale & Bragg Apple Cider Vinegar.        bragg.com

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Support for healthy nerve function

healthy feet and nervesAre you ready to put your best foot forward? Healthy Feet & Nerves from Terry Naturally CANADA helps support healthy nerve function, especially in the feet and hands. In addition, it provides support for healthy glucose metabolism. Pair this with Sucontral D and you’ll have a dynamic duo!         TerryNaturally.ca     855/287-2646

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Comfortable, reusable, and eco-friendly

diva cup copyIntroducing Model 0: eco-friendly, reusable and perfect for those new to the world of periods! Ideal for active young people, Model 0 is a reliable period care solution for ages 18 and under.

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Apple cider vinegar, herbified

flora vinegarsFlora’s new Apple Cider Vinegar Wellness Shots are thoughtfully brewed in small batches in Burnaby, British Columbia. These daily wellness shots combine the highest quality, US-made apple cider vinegar with herbs and select botanicals to create four unique blends: earthy turmeric & cinnamon, spicy ginger & lemon flavour, fruity elderberry, and sweet red beet.  www.florahealth.com

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95% dark chocolate 80g bar

theobromaTHEOBROMA Chocolat™ is proud to introduce the new 95% dark chocolate 80g bar!  Made with only 3 ingredients, the unique flavour of pure cocoa is truly nature at its purest. Indulge in the superior quality and intensity of finely selected organic cocoa beans in this prodigious and creamy chocolate recipe. Every bite reveals the richness of dark chocolate with a subtle fruity note for a perfect finish.       theobromachocolat.com

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Premium organic whole grains

nunweilersNunweiler's Flour Company is proud to produce a variety of premium, certified organic, non-GMO whole grains. From fostering strong relationships with local farmers that we know and trust, to perfecting our unique cold temperature milling process; we are committed to providing our customers with top quality grains that are packed with nutrients and quality.    Make the switch and taste the difference.   nunweilersflour.com

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Victoria’s The Vitamin Shop marks its 35th anniversary with customer event

Vitamin shop bruce reidThe Vitamin Shop, Victoria, BC  – one of Canada’s most iconic and successful health food stores – marked its 35th anniversary on September 20 and 21 with a celebration and consumer event. There were free samples, product demonstrations, cake and more. 

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The Sweet Potato

the sweet potatoeThe Sweet Potato seems to have hit on a winning formula.  The Toronto store is built around a lot of words that begin with “f,” including, friendly, fun, farm fresh, family, full-service and focus on local.  Unite these things with organic, great pricing, an astute leadership group  and a committed, passionate staff, it is no surprise The Sweet Potato has grown from a part-time weekend venture into a 10,000 sq. ft. store, a high-powered neighbourhood hub for all things good and healthy.

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Six new products from North Coast Naturals

north coast naturalsNorth Coast Naturals is making a big splash this fall, with the announcement the company is launching six new products.

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WomenSense introduces new PCOSense

pcosenseWomenSense continues to support the launch of its recently released PCOSense. Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is one of the most common metabolic and hormonal disorders, affecting one in 10 women of reproductive age. 

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Two new products for blood sugar levels and healthy nerve function from Terry Naturally CANADA

Terry Naturally CANADA has introduced two new products that Canadian retailers and natural healthcare practitioners have been asking for: Sucontral D and Healthy Feet & Nerves. 

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John Holtmann golf event raises $10,000 for CFCC

DSC 9986Golfers couldn’t have asked for a better day at the John Holtmann Memorial Golf Tournament, June 6 in Hornby, ON.  

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Fermented and Organic SuperFoods 

prairie naturalsSuperFoods remain one of the hottest and most engaging food trends in Canada.  Prairie Natural’s SuperFood line offers premium quality sources of organic and fermented superfoods that allow users to incorporate these nutritious foods into their lifestyle with ease.  www.prairienaturals.ca

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CNHR News Podcast

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News, Views and Happenings in the world of Canadian Natural Health.

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Build Your Brand through CNHR Magazine • Include CNHR in your branding strategy 

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Reach 10,000+ natural health store professionals via CNHR Magazine.  CNHR is delivered by Canada Post six times per year to virtually every health food store across Canada.  Retailers are your true sales force.  So, get your product into more stores and get them selling for you.  

Remember, your first sale is to the retailers.  CNHR can get your message in front of them. Connect with the retailers who sell and recommend your product.

Put CNHR’s many resources to work for you:

Display ads, Product Profiles, Trade Talk news in CNHR Magazine along with Facebook, CNHR web page, 

podcasts, inserts, videos posted to our website, sending product samples to stores…we have the access to Canada’s natural health retailers.  Put our many resources to work for your company and products today.

CNHR is your Trade Media source.  We’re more than CNHR Magazine.  That is just part of what we do.  

We are keeping the industry informed and updated through the magazine, the CNHR Website, our Facebook Page, the CNHR Podcast and our industry e-blasts.  Ask me about all we can do to connect you to the industry and give you blanket coverage across Canada.  Let me help put all of CNHR’s resources to work for you!

Contact:  Katherine Stevens:  kstevens@cnhr.ca   647/975-3370         Contact:  Candace Sicari:  candace@cnhr.ca   705/209-9280

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