National Champion Sponsors 2016
Clif Bar Company crafts food with organic ingredients to feed and inspire adventure. The kitchen crafted lineup includes CLIF Bar energy bar, CLIF Organic Trail Mix bar and CLIF Kid Zbar. The company is committed to using organic ingredients to help create a healthy, just and sustainable food system.
UNFI Canada is Canada’s largest distributor of Organic, Natural, Kosher, Specialty, and Ethnic foods, providing coast to coast service for major chains and independent retailers across the country. UNFI Canada is a proud partner of Organic Week, supporting organic and sustainable agriculture in Canada.
Nature’s Pathis a proudly Canadian, family-owned company , producing Certified Organic and Non-GMO Project Verified breakfast and snack foods sold in grocery and natural food stores in over 50 countries around the world. Committed to the triple bottom line— socially responsible, environmentally sustainable and financially viable, Nature’s Path works diligently to support communities and champion the cause of people and planet for over thirty years.
At Sobeys, we’re dedicated to helping our customers experience better food by providing fresher, healthier choices and delivering exceptional food experiences. We have an extensive Natural Source and Organic offering in both fresh and grocery products. At Sobeys, we are on a mission to be champions of the affordable better food movement by helping Canadians to eat better, feel better and do better.
Manitoba Harvest is the world’s largest hemp food manufacturer to grow, make and sell their own brand of hemp food products. We are proud to offer both Certified Organic and Natural products. A B Corp Certified company, Manitoba Harvest strives to support sustainability in all that they do.
PC Organic Enjoy our easy and affordable organic products full of the flavour nature intended. All of our PC®Organics products are Third Party certified and continue to meet Canada’s organic standards, which emphasize sustainability and a natural approach to weed and pest control.
The Leading Knowledge Experts in Natural Health and Wellness. For more than 40 years, the Alive Publishing has been Canada’s recognized leader in health and wellness. Today, the APG brand is synonymous with natural health and wellness, editorial integrity, and the empowerment of those we touch to make healthy, natural, and sustainable lifestyle choices
National Leaders 2016
True Organic:We believe everyone deserves to taste authenticity as nature intended. That’s why we use organic, farm-fresh ingredients for a refreshing flavor you can savor to the last sip. Since 1968, we’ve stayed TRUE to our roots – Roots that run as deep as the fruits and vegetables in our juices.
Cal-Organic Farms: Organic food is in our nature and it has been for over 30 years. Time may have passed, but we’re still the same family-owned farm with the same passion for real, healthy organic produce; and the same promise to always take care of you, your family and the land.
Mike and Mike’s is the only non-grower distributor of exclusively fresh certified organic fresh produce in Ontario. We offer over 300 certified organic produce items each week, markets its own brand of packaged fresh certified organic produce, and offers a line of packaged organic nut and dried fruit snacks.
Learn to Change Lives™ at Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, with 13 locations coast-to-coast plus Distance Education. Our foundation Natural Nutrition Program (R.H.N™ / C.H.N™ designation) provides the fundamental tools needed for a lasting career in holistic nutrition, while advocating a green, healthy lifestyle.
In 1984, on 2½-acres in California’s verdant Carmel Valley, Drew; Myra Goodman started Earthbound Farm. Rooted on that tiny farm, our commitment to organic has grown stronger every year. Today, we are North America’s leading brand of fresh and frozen organic greens, fruits and vegetables.
At Yorkshire Valley Farms, we are committed to bringing you a range of poultry products that are both good for you and kind to the environment. Our animals are raised on family-run farms following the highest organic standards. Here, our birds enjoy a wholesome diet made up of a proprietary mix of non-GMO, pesticide- and herbicide-free grains, with no animal by-products added. The animals are not treated with antibiotics, and like all poultry in Canada, they are raised without the use of hormones. They also have seasonal access to outdoor pastureland that is organically managed. By taking the best of what nature gives us, we provide you with wholesome, delicious chicken and turkey that we can all feel good about, for our families and the world we live in.
Green Organic Vegetable Inc., founded in 2000, is a Canadian based company proudly producing certified organic frozen vegetables home grown in Ontario. We’re pleased that we can meet consumers’ demand for home-grown products and build new opportunities for Ontario organic growers.
Field Farms Marketing Ltd. has over 30 years of experience supplying organic, non-GMO and specialty crop products. Together we can make a difference – for every 500 MT of soybean meal purchased, FFM donates 10 MT of organic soybean oil to the Canadian Food for Children.
Wholesome! believes that life is sweeter when you pour your whole heart into all that you do. Founded in 2001, it has become the leader in Organic, Fair Trade and Non-GMO sugars, molasses and syrups. Wholesome!® is dedicated to Fair Trade and partners with caring farming families around the world.
DOM International Limited is a pioneer in bringing the best organic seafood products to the North American market. Our DOM Organics brand offers a variety of organically certified seafood products such as salmon, shrimps, trout, mussels and Mediterranean seabass. We promise that all DOM Organics products are free of chemicals, preservatives, antibiotics, and hormones.
National Supporters 2016
Pro-Cert Organic is a 100% Canadian family owned and operated third party certification body celebrating more than 25 years of service as Canada’s foremost organic certifier. Our program offers certification for processors, producers, handlers and traders and we are adding new certification programs to better serve both our current and future clients.
Ethical Bean is a leading Canadian supplier of 100% Fairtrade Certified Organic coffee. Trace each bag from crop to cup and learn about the coop where your beans were grown, roasting notes and sustainability initiatives. Ethical Bean has eight whole bean and six ground coffee offerings. Delicious coffee, filled with purpose
Organic Meadow is one of Canada’s original organic pioneers and one of the nation’s leading organic dairy brands. Organic Meadow is proud to offer Canadians a complete line of organic, minimally-processed, dairy products including organic milk, cheese, butter, cream, yogurt and ice cream – proudly sold in retail stores across the country. For more information, visit www.organicmeadow.com
Hippie Foods is an organic food manufacturer and distributor based in Burnaby BC, distributing nearly 30 brands, 200 bulk foods and two in-house brands – Hippie Foods and Left Coast Bulk Foods. It is the first distributor in North America with an official Non-GMO Policy.
QAI (Quality Assurance International) is one of the leading organic certification providers in North America. Our mark can be found on thousands of products! We’re committed to increasing accessibility to organic products by empowering businesses with professional, reliable organic certifications to US, Canadian, Quebec and EU standards. Learn more at www.qai-inc.com.
Organic Garage is soon to be located at 579 Kerr St. Oakville, 8020 Bathurst St. Thornhill, 43 Junction Rd. Toronto (Open January 2017) A grocery store with a healthy conscience, selling the best quality Organic, Allergen Free, Raw and Vegan products at the Lowest Prices Possible. Sign up for our E-Flyer at organicgarage.ca.
Ecocert Canada Passion for the environment since 1995. With three offices to serve you across Canada, we are your partner for organic certification, sustainable development, and consumer confidence.
The Big Carrot Our vision is to provide the communities we serve quality, sustainable food and exceptional customer experiences through an inclusive environment that promotes among staff and customer trust, integrity and awareness of healthy food and lifestyle choices. We are committed to supporting the production of organic, non-GMO and local food.
The Homemade Organics Company is a proudly Canadian company that specializes in handcrafting a signature brand of the safest and healthiest, certified organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, eco-friendly products for the whole family, always made with love, in Canada, from the purest certified organic ingredients.
All products from The Homemade Organics Company are proudly certified organic through Pro-Cert.
SAFE. HEALTHY. PURE. ORGANIC.TM
FairTrade Canada supports farmers and workers in gaining more from trade and through this they are empowered to control their lives. It is an alternative approach that is based on partnership; one between those who grow our food and those who consume it.
Fruit D’Or: We believe that doing things right is better than rushing through them. Our organic cranberries takes longer to grow but are bigger, softer and tastier than any other ! Packed with health benefits, they are the perfect fruit to snack on, savour, drink, or cook with every day.
Pacific Organic Seafood Association is a group of producers and suppliers sharing best practices for producing, processing, marketing, and selling organic seafood products. POSA started 15 years ago and is proud to have helped develop Canada’s organic aquaculture standards. Members include certified organic feed companies and producers growing Chinook salmon, sablefish, sturgeon and sturgeon caviar.
Fromagerie L’Ancêtre inc. In 1992, a group of 10 dairy farmers had their own ideas about how to work the land. Their determination to return to traditional farming methods based on the ways of their ancestors with consideration for the environment formed the foundation for L’Ancêtre. They believed that through these farming practices, they would be able to offer the best quality milk (100% pure milk) that would result in genuine, wholesome and traditional flavour for their cheese and butter. That’s how L’Ancêtre Cheese Factory began.
Our cheesemakers live by a simple and time honoured philosophy: Offer the best tasting and finest quality organic cheese and butter available, while respecting Mother Nature. You can truly savour the authentic flavour and enjoy the nutritional benefits in every bite. It is this passion, inspired by a love of traditional agriculture, that has made L’Ancêtre Cheese Factory products so popular throughout Canada.
Mumm’s Sprouting Seeds supplies high quality organic seed for growing sprouts and microgreens. Enjoy fresh sprouts and greens at home in as little as 3-7 days. Soak, Rinse, and Watch Them Grow!
Deebee’s Organic TeaPops are a game changer formed from the purest ingredients. TeaPops are certified organic, Fair Trade, Non-GMO, Vegan, Kosher Parve and are naturally free of gluten and soy! Each TeaPop is infused with a different tea blend leading to seven delicious flavours – a perfect treat for everyone!