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Author and product formulator Dr. James Meschino is touring Canada this spring, offering both consumer and retailer trainings. His lecture tour will take him through Ontario, Alberta, B.C., New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. For dates and cities on the tour, please go to

Soup manufacturer Kettle Cuisine has introduced its gluten-free, frozen soups to the Canadian market . The soups can be heated on a stovetop or microwaved for added convenience. The average retail price per unit is $4.99. •

Prairie Naturals has introduced Citrus Soother, a hot lemon, honey and ginger drink mix for cold and flu, formulated by holistic pharmacist RoseMarie Pierce.

TallGrass has welcomed Alexandre Gilbert to its sales team. Alex has spent the past few years working for some of Canada’s leading health food retailers, and will be bringing his experience and enthusiasm to assist with customer service and inside sales.

Southbrook Vineyards is launching a certified organic red wine grape skin powder under the brand name of BioFlavia. Southbrook BioFlavia is processed from organic red wine grape skins sourced from the Niagara region.

Megan Rodgers has joined Trophic Canada as a sales representative for the greater Toronto area. Megan brings extensive experience within the health and nutrition industry. Reach Megan at:

Organika has announced it is now represented in Quebec by Michael Theodore Brokerage.

Marcia David has joined Trophic Canada as sales representative for southwestern Ontario. Marcia has worked in the natural health products industry for several years with a background in medical-surgical sales and operating room nursing. Reach her at:

U-Be, which was previously available through Purity Life, is now being carried by Preferred Nutrition as of March 1. U-Be’s Canadian broker is Me Breathing. For more information, contact James Merritt by going to, or by phone: 416/727-9094. •

Adeeva Nutritionals has launched a new product: Adrenal Support formula, which contains herbs proven to reduce the over-secretion of cortisol during periods of chronic stress and helps to combat the effects of stress on the body.


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