Planet Organic Markets Opens First Store in Ontario

EDMONTON, Feb. 20 /CNW/ - Planet Organic Health Corp. - (TSX Venture
Exchange - POH).

Planet Organic Market, Canada's largest natural foods retailer, today
announced the opening of the company's first Ontario store.

Planet's co-founder and VP of Marketing, Diane Shaskin, was on hand for
the opening, and she spent the day greeting customers, answering product
questions, and helping the staff. "Local customers have been waiting a long
time for this store to open. Their response has been very positive," said

The new Ontario store is located at Port Credit, in Mississauga, twenty
minutes west of Toronto. Like all Planet Organic Markets, the 14,000 square
foot store provides shoppers with organic groceries, all-natural supplements,
and 100% organic produce. The new store also features fresh deli food prepared
in the Planet Organic kitchen.

Shaskin says now that Port Credit store has opened they are concentrating
on securing other locations for Planet Organic Markets in the Greater Toronto
area. She says the company plans to add up to seven additional stores in the
GTA over the next two years.

Planet Organic Markets can be found in Calgary (two locations), Edmonton
(two locations), Victoria, Port Coquitlam, and Halifax.

"Good Food, Good for You, Good for the Earth" - that's been the company's
motto for the past 15 years. Planet Organic Markets sells only 100% certified
organic produce, all-natural groceries, a healthy deli selection, organic
meats, fair trade coffee and chocolates as well as all-natural supplements,
and personal-care products.


Planet Organic Health Corp. (TSX-V: POH), is a natural products industry
company, comprising manufacturing, distribution and retail. Recently
recognized as one of the Top 50 Companies on the TSX Venture Exchange, where
it is listed as a Tier One company, Planet also operates 47 natural health
outlets under the Sangster's Health Centre banner. Another POHC company,
Trophic Canada is the country's leading manufacturer of natural supplements.
The company also owns Healthy's, a vitamin store chain in the Great Toronto

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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