CHFA East 2014 Gallery

CHFA East 2014 Gallery...

Online exclusive: Magnesium is of vital importance to the body

According to an online webinar from Natural Products Insider featuring Dr. Robert Rountree, magnesium is extremely important to many of the ...

Online exclusive: Study shows sweetener trends and consumer demand for sweeteners over sugar

According to a new study by Gallup, the average American consumes approximately nine sweetened prepared food or beverages on a regular basis...

Online exclusive: Company Look Back – Herbasanté

Herbasanté is an established Canadian homeopathic and herbal product manufacturer with over 30 years of experience providing natural, non-to...

Online exclusive: Joint care for athletes

Athletes’ joints require care to reduce the body’s inflammatory response in order to minimize the effects of post-workout soreness. An easy ...

Canadian retailers are slow to move online

According to a new report by the Internet Association, although Canadians are some of the biggest users of the Internet in the world and par...

Walmart Canada raises grocery prices at its Supercentres

In a move that may benefit its competitors, Walmart Canada is raising its grocery prices in some markets, according to a new report by BMO C...

A new report says foods labeled as ‘natural’ may still contain GMOs

According to tests performed by Consumer Reports Food Safety and Sustainability, most packaged foods in the U.S. that are labeled as ‘natura...

Despite recent reports, Canadian retail sales are stronger than last year

Although Statistics Canada reported sales dropped from June to July 2014 by 0.1 per cent, this is based on its seasonally adjusted data, whi...

Linda Bolton is named one of Canada’s top female entrepreneurs

We spoke to Linda Bolton of Natural Calm Canada about being named one of Canada’s top female entrepreneurs by PROFIT Magazine and Chat...

Discussion: Are loyalty programs effective?

Retailers everywhere, including hugely popular big-box retailers, are competing for business. While the competition is stiff, these retailer...

Where are they now: Jimmy Vaid, iLevel Management Inc.

Jimmy Vaid had a rather unconventional start in the natural products industry, though starting his own brokerage firm was not a far cry from...

The number of farmer’s markets in Canada is rising

Farmers’ markets are popping up all over America. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), there are more than 8,200 fa...

MaraNatha and Trader Joe’s peanut and almond butters are recalled due to possible salmonella contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall on August 18 for two brands of peanut and almond butters due to a possible salmonell...

Target hires Brian Cornell as its new CEO and chairman

Target Corp has hired Brian Cornell, a former PepsiCo and Sam’s Club executive, as its new CEO and chairman in an effort to regain customer ...

Land Art is looking for a new Territory Manager for Toronto

Land Art, a leading brand in the field of liquid dietary supplements, is looking for a new Territory Manager for the Toronto region. Land Ar...

Where are they now: Michael Theodor Brokerage Inc.

Michael Theodor has years of brokerage experience to his name. After starting his first company, Organic Connection, in 1976, Theodor focuse...

GMO companies campaign against adding GMO labels to foods

After participating in a social media campaign to convince consumers about the safety of genetically modified foods, U.S. companies that man...

Fighting back against menopause

Menopause products experience steady sales, keeping itone of the strongest categories. By Christopher Habib, ND As many women know, menopaus...

Natural solutions for sexual health issues

Is there a way to naturally treat the most common sexual health ailments? We rounded up the best (and most effective) alternatives to tradit...

Making the most of mobile apps and online marketing

Find out how you can boost your retail sales through the use of smartphone apps and integrated online promotions. By Moody Hashem   Picture ...

Digs Dorfman, The Sweet Potato

Sweet Ideas AFTER FINDING HIMSELF UNEXPECTEDLY IN THE GROCERY BUSINESS, DIGS DORFMAN BRINGS THE SWEET POTATO TO SUCCESS AND BEYOND. BY KAVIT...

Galen Weston becomes Loblaw president after Trius steps down

Galen Weston is replacing Vicente Trius as Loblaw president effective immediately, in a move to shake up the company’s management structure....

Bob Mehr, Pure Integrative Pharmacy

Pure Focus Pure Integrative Pharmacy recommends both traditional and complimentary medicine to give every patient the personalized treatment...

A new take on an old classic

Trial and error helped Kyrill Leutsch craft Quoquos, a natural health product that sets a new standard for coconut oil. By Kavita Sabharwal ...

Anaheim Gallery

Expo West  IHR Magazine was at the Natural Products Expo West 2014, which took place from March 6 to 9 at the Anaheim Convention Center in A...