Island Abbey Foods™ Honibe® Honey Lozenges™ Now Available in participating Peoples Drug Mart and Peoples Pharmacy Locations in British Columbia

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Island Abbey Foods Ltd.™ announced today that their Honibe® Honey Lozenges™ are now available in participating Peoples Drug Mart and Peoples Pharmacy locations in British Columbia.

Honibe® Honey Lozenges - Nature's Cough Drop™

Honibe® Honey Lozenges - Nature's Cough Drop™

This agreement will allow our Honey Lozenges to have a greater presence in the Western Canadian market while meeting the demand of an all natural cough and cold product that Canadians are asking for.

Island Abbey Foods Ltd.™, a PEI based natural health product and specialty food producer, has announced an agreement with Peoples Drug Mart. This agreement will showcase the Honibe® Honey Lozenges™ in all participating Peoples Drug Marts and Peoples Pharmacies cough and cold sections in British Columbia.

Honibe Honey Lozenges contain 99.99% pure honey, with a small amount of naturally derived menthol and eucalyptus and no artificial ingredients. Honibe will be featuring both flavors of their Honey Lozenges in Peoples Drug Mart and Peoples Pharmacy locations: Honey Lozenges with Menthol and Eucalyptus and Honey Lozenges with Lemon, Menthol and Eucalyptus. Honibe Honey Lozenges are for the temporary relief of sore throat and nasal congestion with only 10 calories per piece (2.6 g) and are available in blister packages of 10 lozenges. Honey Lozenges are conveniently sized for easy transport in pockets, cars, briefcases or purses for increased consumer enjoyment.

“This agreement with Peoples Drug Mart is something that we are very proud to announce.” stated John Rowe, President of Island Abbey Foods Ltd., “This agreement will allow our Honey Lozenges to have a greater presence in the Western Canadian market while meeting the demand of an all natural cough and cold product that Canadians are asking for.”

Island Abbey Foods flagship brand Honibe has seen huge growth and recognition in the last few years. The Honibe Honey Drop achieved the most prestigious food award in the world at SIAL Paris 2010, the Global SIAL d’Or (Gold Medal).Which recognized the Honibe Honey Drop as “The Best New Food Product in the World”. Using the same proprietary technology as the award winning Honey Drop, the Honibe product line has since expanded to include Honey Delights candies, Honey Sprinkles for cooking and baking, and Honey Lozenges for coughs and colds. Honibe was subsequently honoured with the “Canada Brand Business Award” at SIAL (Toronto) in 2011. Honibe was also featured on one of Canada’s most popular television shows, CBC’s Dragons’ Den, where entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to savvy business investors. The Dragons smelled money in the honey pot as Honibe was offered one of the largest deals in the shows history. In August 2012, the Canadian Space Agency selected the Honibe Honey Drop as one of its ‘Snacks For Space’ and the Honey Drop traveled to the International Space Station with Canadian Commander Chris Hadfield’s in December 2012. Most recently, Island Abbey Foods was given the honour of being named one of Progress Magazines Fastest Growing Companies in 2012.

About Peoples Drug Mart

Peoples Drug Mart is a group of independently owned pharmacies across British Columbia. Being locally owned and operated, we take great pride in living in and helping contribute to a healthy community.
A health tradition since 1976, Peoples has more than 45 stores in British Columbia, and is one of B.C.’s leading independent pharmacy and drugstore retailers. Our commitment of “Helping people live better lives” is our foundation for providing trusted and personal health services and high-quality wellness products.

For more information please visit us on the web at http://www.peoplesdrugmart.com.

About Island Abbey Foods Ltd.

Island Abbey Foods Ltd. is a Health Canada and FDA licensed natural health product, medicated health product and specialty food producer based in Prince Edward Island (PEI), Canada. We are a 6th generation PEI agricultural family business with our feet firmly planted in our Island's bright red soil (ideal for farming with its high iron and nutrient content). Honibe (hon-ee-bee) brand honey is our line of all natural, specialty honey products from PEI. Under our Honibe – Pure Honey Joy brand we offer innovative products like the Honey Drop, the worlds first 100% pure, no mess, solid Honey To Go™! We also have Honey Delights® honey candies and suckers / lollipops, Honey Sprinkles™ granulated honey, and Honibe Honey For Health™ products including: Honibe Honey Vitamins™ with vitamin C and D, Honibe Honey Gummies™ Vitamins and Honey Lozenges™ with added menthol and eucalyptus for sore throat and nasal congestion relief.

For more information please visit on the web at http://www.IslandAbbeyFoods.com and to check out our newest video release on Why Honey Lozenges are the best choice for you, please visit http://www.Honibe.com.

Sales Inquiries:
For National Regional Accounts please contact Crossmark http://www.crossmark.ca.
For Atlantic Canadian Accounts please contacts AMCA http://www.amca.ca.
If you are an independent or international customer, please contact us directly http://www.honibe.com

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