With the June 2018 opening of its most recent – and biggest – store, located in Laval, QC, Avril Supermarché Santé continues to apply surprising, jaw-dropping new standards in natural health food retailing.
Fun, fresh air and fellowship are just three things you will find at the 2019 John Holtmann Memorial Golf Tournament. The industry’s most popluar golf event returns to the Royal Ontario Golf Club, Hornby, ON on June 6. This annual charity event is held in honour of the late John Holtmann, who was the president of Vita Health Fresh Markets in Winnipeg, MB. John also served on the Canadian Health Food Association’s board as a director and board chair. He was inducted into the CHFA Hall of Fame in 2010. John passed away in 2011.
The golf tournament serves as a great opportunity for the industry to come together for a relaxing and fun day, and is also a key fundraiser for Community Food Centres Canada (CFCC). In 2018, the event raised $10,000.
Registration is 10AM, lunch is served at 11AM, and the shotgun start is at noon. A reception begins at 5PM, followed by dinner. For more information, please visit chfa.ca
Retailers: Terry’s Tools & Tips is designed to help you combine passion for health with healthy profits.
As a health food retailer, you’re already passionate about helping people live their best. What if your mission could generate even more success for your store? Terry Naturally CANADA says it can, and Terry’s Tools & Tips from Terry Naturally CANADA can show you how.
Vancouver is well known for its outstanding health food stores. If you’re coming to CHFA West, join us for a tour of five must-see stores on Thursday, February 21, 2019 from 9AM to 5PM. From traditional health food stores to larger super centres, we’ll take you on a tour that highlights their unique offerings and share successes that could easily translate to your location. Join host Bruce Cole of CNHR Magazine for a full day of exploring, learning and camaraderie. Departing from the Vancouver Convention Centre, West Building, the Retail Bus Tour is a great opportunity to network with fellow retailers as you begin your CHFA West experience. Registration fee includes lunch. $40 for members, $50 for non-members.
There is something you need to know about Janine Favreau: after 34 years as the owner and operator of Nutter’s Everyday Naturals in Prince Albert, SK, she is still as energized, focused, driven and dedicated to her business as she was when she opened the store in a blinding October blizzard all those years ago.
Benesse Health’s Pure Marine Collagen supports healthy joints, skin, hair and nails. The one-month supply jar contains 100% natural hydrolyzed marine collagen which is ethically and sustainably sourced from North Atlantic Ocean wild-caught cod. Benesse Health is proudly Canadian based in BC. www.benessehealth.com
St. Francis Herb Farm kicked-off its 30th anniversary with a reception on Friday, September 14 during CHFA East. Many friends, partners and retailers were in attendance as company president Paul Rivett-Carnac welcomed attendees, shared the St. Francis story and paid homage to his parents, founders Monique and Jeremy. Monique joined Paul and the St. Francis team in welcoming well-wishers and industry partners
The 18th annual Health & Wellness Fair, – hosted in September by Health Experts Canada and The Apple Market – continues to be a popular and fun natural health event.
Organika’s Enhanced Collagen has met its “matcha!”
Combines the benefits of collagen with organic matcha’s antioxidant profile, and providing alertness without the caffeine jitters. For more great recipes and other product uses, follow @organikahealth or visit our website at organika.com/blog
Certified organic beauty brand
INIKA Organic is an Australian-owned certified organic beauty brand. Our promise is premium quality, 100% natural products that meet the highest organic standards possible, and are Certified Vegan and Cruelty Free, always. With INIKA, there’s no need to compromise your skin’s health to get beautiful, flawless results from your makeup, every time. orionsam.com
Improves immune function
Our Deep Immune line is a best-selling cold and flu preventative. Available as a liquid tincture and a highly potent 5:1 powder extract in the convenience of a capsule. This powerful combination improves immune function and decreases the frequency and severity of colds, flu and infection. A versatile formula, it also acts as a tonic for fatigue and exhaustion and helps to mitigate immune depression.
Sweet, tangy, spicy!
Eden Spicy Berry Mix is a hearty, healthy snack. Seasoned pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, dried cranberries, raisins and blueberries provide sweet, tangy and spicy flavours. For school, home, work or travel. Organic, GF, 1 oz. or 4 oz. edenfoods.com
Joy of the Mountains is a family business specializing in premium quality oil of oregano. An independent UBC study showed Joy of the Mountains was up to four times more effective against the H1N1 virus than other leading brands. Voted #1 Immune Product. 866/547-0268.
What is the Ester-C difference? It’s the only one that provides 24-hour immune support. Ester-C is clinically proven to be absorbed faster and remain in the white blood cells of the immune system longer. It is pH neutral, gentle on the stomach, and is the only form that contains active vitamin C metabolites. Plus, Sisu Ester-C is the most advertised, with the most merchandising support! For more information, visit sisu.com
New VitaDay multivitamin and mineral formulas are four unique supplements formulated to meet the specific needs of men, men 50+, women and women 50+. These distinctive formulas feature a whole food greens blend, coenzyme B vitamins, enzymes and antioxidants for superior immune, bone, heart and eye health. VitaDay Multivitamins are non-GMO, vegetarian, gluten-free and contain organic greens, vitamins and minerals. 888/826-9625.
Sisu Magnesium Relaxation Blend is a great-tasting drink mix that works quickly to relieve stress and tension, promoting a more relaxed state. It features magnesium bisglycinate/citrate with GABA and L-Theanine, to safely and effectively manage signs of stress, including anxiety and insomnia. Available in a delicious raspberry-lemonade flavour. Visit sisu.com
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