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Retail Spotlight: The Markets’ In-Store Dietitian

A recent trend in grocery and natural stores is having an in-house dietitian to help customers navigate a healthier diet and lifestyle. One store we love is The Markets, with three locations in Washington state, which carry Kelapo Coconut Oil in jars and baking sticks. Alex Borsuk, MS, RD, was kind enough to answer a few questions about what she does and why her job is a growing trend. 1.       Why is having a dietitian in a store important for customers? The supermarket is a place where people are faced with many decisions about what to feed themselves and their families. This […]

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Feger’s Health Store in Port Charlotte, FL

We couldn’t pull off half our healthy recipes without our independent, local health food stores.  Feger’s Natural is the go-to spot for all local Port Charlotte residents.  Feger’s is a quaint little store off route 41.  They pride themselves on their Feger’s brand of natural supplements, which all adhere to the high FDA standards for manufacturing. Having spent two hours in the store for a Kelapo coconut oil tasting demonstration, Feger’s supplement line is only a small fraction of why their customers are so loyal and satisfied.  They have two certified nutritionists, Fern and Jeff, who answer all of their customers […]

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Retailer Spotlight: Village Health Market

Village Health Market 3225 South MacDill Avenue, Tampa, FL 33629 (813) 831-6065 Carries: Kelapo Coconut 8oz, 15oz, Vegetarian Softgels   I had a talk with John, the Supplement and Beauty Manager. He is one of our favorite store managers, always greeting us with a great big smile and ordering Kelapo at least once a month, usually more often! This store is also Erin’s neighborhood store, and she is a frequent shopper here.   Kelapo Coconut: How long has the store been here? John: 6 yrs KC: What makes Village Health Market unique? John: Me! And, we are a family owned, […]

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