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Posts tagged ‘organic’

naked coconuts launches in Vancouver with five new products

Like so many of us smart foodies, 26-year old Paul Gill was fed up of not being able to trust food companies and their products at face value.

Motivated to be a different example, he launched naked coconuts in February. The company produces organic coconut oil, coconut aminos, coconut nectar, coconut fiber and baby coconut oil.

When I interviewed Paul last week about his new venture, it was clear that transparency is integral to his values. Read more

Chomp Vegan Eatery is a ‘burbian treat

For the longest time, I did not believe that the Tri-Cities’ only vegan and gluten free restaurant could match similar places in Vancouver; even when the reviews consistently said otherwise.

Fortunately, I decided to test my smart theory in February and went around to Chomp Vegan Eatery in Port Moody, which was voted Best New Restaurant Outside of Vancouver Category in last week’s Georgia Straight. Read more

The three most food smart and friendly grocery stores in town

You know you’re in a five star grocery store when:

  • the focus is on smart local and organic foods
  • the staff treat you like a friend and are transparent about their products
  • the store is small, modern and yet intimate.

So far, I’ve found only three food stores that have fully embraced this new way of doing business¬† – with authenticity and care. If you want a lift to your day or need to get awesome smart foods without getting lost in lonely aisles, go visit.

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