Experiencing Increased Product Demand in the U.S. Market, Ruth’s Hemp Foods Teams Up with Colorado-Based Organic Food Brokers to Expand Market Presence.
Toronto, Ontario (March 7, 2007) – Since entering the U.S. market in 2004, Ruth’s Hemp Foods has experienced phenomenal growth — 65% total growth in the last fiscal year alone. With current sales soaring and new, one-of-a-kind products set to launch later this year, “This is a very exciting time for us,” stated Ruth Shamai, president of Ruth’s Hemp Foods, Inc. “We are truly looking forward to the top-notch expertise and service that Organic Food Brokers offers.”
“I wanted to find a premium broker who is not only well-respected and solidly networked in the natural foods industry but one that would fully represent our line with integrity, and promote the values we strive to incorporate in all we do at Ruth’s Hemp Foods,” says Ruth. “Mark Dusza and Deborah Olcott of Organic Food Brokers definitely embody these qualities. I fully expect that they will successfully help fuel our company’s continued growth and further enhance our brand in the U.S. market.”
Hemp foods are a rising star in the natural health foods industry and Ruth’s Hemp Foods, a pioneer in the use of hemp foods in North America, is known as one of the foremost innovators in hemp foods. Besides Ruth’s ever-popular Hemp Tortilla Chips, the company manufactures hemp health bars, raw hemp protein powders, organic SoftHemp™ (shelled hempseed), organic hemp oil, hemp oil salad dressings, hemp-based Omega Burgers™, hemp salsa and other hemp food products.
About Organic Food Brokers
Organic Food Brokers, based in Boulder, Colorado, was founded in 2001 by Mark Dusza with a single client. Mark, building on his 20-plus years of experience in the natural foods industry, has since guided Organic Food Brokers to the point where today the company manages over 120 million dollars in annual sales and represents high-quality natural food products to health food stores throughout the United States for its clients, which include Ruth’s Hemp Foods, Sunshine Burgers, Zhena’s Gypsy Tea, Phil’s Fresh Foods, Texas Best Organics, Oogie’s Snacks, Veloce Coffee and Lavender Hill Farms. For more information, please visit www.organicfoodbrokers.com.
About Ruth’s Hemp Foods, Inc.
Ruth's Hemp Foods, based in Toronto, Ontario, pioneered the use of hemp in food in North America, making Hemp Bars, Hemp Protein Powders, Omega Burgers™ (hemp-based vegetarian burger patties), Certified Organic Hemp Oil, Certified Organic SoftHemp™ (shelled hempseed), and other hemp food items.
Ruth’s Hemp Foods makes healthy, nutritious products that are packed with essential fatty acids and protein, and are always free of GMOs, refined sugars, hydrogenated oils, trans fats, artificial preservatives, fillers and colors. For more information, please visit www.ruthshempfoods.com/