A couple of weeks ago, I attended the annual Canadian Health Food Show at the Vancouver Convention Centre. This show saw food producers and suppliers from across North America showing their products to mostly natural food retailers. It’s the largest show of its kind in Western Canada, 650 booths filled with all sorts of snacking foods, vitamins, wellness and more.
Walking the aisles I saw a multitude of products and tasted my way around trying the delicious line-up of sauces from Naam as well as chocolate from Organic Fair, these are some of the products that stood out for me.
From Organic Fair in the Cowichan Valley, they featured a full line of their organic Chocolate Bars along with their Soda Syrups. Garden Gourmet Fine Foods launched their Naam sauces, I loved the Miso Gravy variety. Wonderfully Raw Orange Creamsicle Cocoroons were a great new flavour; Manitoba Harvest launched their new tasty and protein enriched Hemp Bites and Hemp Hearts. Matiz Sweet Olive Oil Crisp Breads from Spain as well as their Blaxart Chocolate Bars were favourites. Cocolibre line of coconut waters launched their new additions with protein; Cascadian Farm launched some new cereals including their Multigrain Squares. Mahu Licorice featured their Finland produced licorice as well as their Oskri coconut bars. Hornby Island Energy Bars featured their lineup of new flavours .
Canadian Health Food Show is produced by the Canadian Health Food Association.
By: Richard Wolak