EDMONTON, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - Planet Organic Health Corp. - (TSX Venture
Exchange - POH).
Planet Organic Market, Canada's largest natural foods retailer, today
announced that construction on a second Ontario location in the northwest
section of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) is underway.
In addition, detailed renovations of a chain of vitamin/supplement stores
called Healthy's has begun. The re-branded Healthy's outlets will now operate
under the new name of Planet Organic Living. As the re-branding begins,
construction has also started on a new Planet Organic Living store in the
southern Ontario town of Milton.
In the first step, it is anticipated that construction of the Planet
Organic Market retail store will be completed in March. It is located in a new
shopping center in the City of Vaughan, a bedroom community northwest of
Toronto that is part of the GTA.
The Vaughan location offers one of the best demographic areas for a
Planet Organic outlet because it is densely populated, residents are well
educated and incomes are relatively high.
Planet Organic Market opened its first store in the GTA just over a year
ago in Port Credit, which is located west of downtown Toronto.
The first vitamin/supplement outlet that will be renovated and re-branded
under the Planet Organic Living name is located in the Toronto Stock Exchange
building in the heart of downtown Toronto.
The second Planet Organic Living outlet under construction is located in
the Town of Milton, a rapidly growing bedroom community west of Toronto.
"It's great to see another Planet Organic Market location going up in
Toronto. We continue our search for more locations," said Darren Krissie, VP
and CFO of Planet Organic Health Corporation.
"We're also excited to launch the new look for the smaller Healthy's
outlets," Mr. Krissie added.
'Good Food, Good for You, Good for the Earth.' That's been the company's
motto for the past 15 years. Planet Organic Markets sell 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
To find our more, please visit: www.planetorganic.ca
ABOUT PLANET ORGANIC
Planet Organic Health Corp. (TSX-V: POH) is a natural products industry
company, comprising manufacturing, distribution and retail. Planet is listed
on the TSX Venture Exchange as a Tier One company. Planet operates eight
natural food supermarkets throughout Canada under the Planet Organic Market
banner and eleven natural food supermarkets in the U.S. under the Mrs Green's
Natural Markets banner. The Company also operates 48 natural health outlets
under the Sangster's Health Centre banner and seven natural health outlets
under the Healthy's banner. Another POHC company, Trophic Canada is the
country's leading manufacturer of natural supplements. The Company has a total
of 63 stores throughout Canada and 11 in the U.S.
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
For further information:
For further information: Planet Organic Health Corp., Darren Krissie, VP
Corporate Development, CFO, (780) 719-4667; Bob Beaty, The Howard Group Inc.
Toll Free: 1-888-221-0915, Info@howardgroupinc.com, www.howardgroupinc.com