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    Ruth's Hemp Foods produces the most extensive line of hemp foods available in North America including Hemp Bars, Hemp Salad Dressings, Hemp Oil, SoftHemp™ (certified organic shelled hemp seed), and other hemp food products. Ruth’s Hemp Foods are GMO-free and rich in essential fatty acids and high quality protein. They are widely available in Canada, and have increasing distribution in the United States.

Founded

    1999 in Toronto, Canada

Ownership

    Private

Company Principals

    Ruth Shamai, President
    Ruth is also a Board Member of the Hemp Industries Association and the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance. She is a past Board Member of the North American Industrial Hemp Council.

Products

    HempPower bars
    • Chocolate Raspberry / 1.6 oz.
    • Cranberry Almond / 1.6 oz.
    • Cranberry Trail / 1.6 oz.
    • Mocha Java / 1.6 oz.
    • Peanut Butter Banana / 1.6 oz.
    FlaxPower bars
    • CranNut / 1.6 oz.
    • Tropical / 1.6 oz.
    • VeryBerry / 1.6 oz.
    MacaPower bars
    • Chocolate Ginger / 1.6 oz.
    • Ginger Almond / 1.6 oz.
    • Lemon Hazelnut / 1.6 oz.
    Hemp Protein
    • Hemp Protein Power / 18 oz.
    • Hemp Protein with Sprouted Flax / 18 oz.
    • Hemp Protein with Sprouted Flax & Maca / 18 oz. and 5 or 25 lb. bulk pails
    Burgers
    • Omega Burgers – Garden Vegetable (frozen) / 4 (85 g) burgers per box**
    • Omega Burgers – Smoky Vegetable (frozen) / 4 (85 g) burgers per box**
    • Omega Burgers – Teriyaki (frozen) / 4 (85 g) burgers per box**
    Dressings
    • Balsamic Hemp / 12 oz.*
    • Honey Mustard / 12 oz.*
    Hemp
    • Certified Organic Hemp Oil / 12 oz.
    • SoftHemp™ (certified organic shelled hemp seed) / 2 oz. & 8 oz.
    Other
    • Hemp Tortilla Chips / 3 oz.**
    • Roasted Hemp Salsa / 12 oz.*


    * Limited availability
    ** Not yet available in the U.S.

Qualities

  • Always GMO-free
  • No hydrogenated fats
  • No trans fatty acids
  • No refined sugars
  • No artificial preservatives
  • No sulfites
  • No fillers
  • Unsulfured fruit in the bars
  • Kosher (except protein powders and balsamic dressing)
  • Certified Organic (except bars and dressings)

Distribution

    Canada
    Available at gourmet, specialty, and natural food stores, as well as select larger grocery chains.

    United States
    Growing distribution, primarily in gourmet, specialty and natural food stores.

    Web store
    www.ruthshempfoods.com

Awards

  • Hemp Protein with Sprouted Flax & Maca – Finalist,
    Best New Product (Supplements Category),
    Natural Products Expo East 2004
  • Balsamic Hemp Dressing – First Prize,
    Canadian Fine Food Show 2001
  • Hemp & Honey Mustard Dressing – Second Prize,
    Canadian Fine Food Show, 2001
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