Imlak’esh Organics Expands National Distribution Into All Sprouts Farmers Markets
June 13, 2017
Superfoods that fuel every adventure, now readily available nationwide
Santa Barbara, CA (June 13, 2017)—Imlak’esh Organics—a sustainable superfoods company dedicated to bringing consumers and wholesalers the highest quality organic and ethically harvested products—has expanded their national distribution into all 270 Sprouts Farmers Market store locations across the United States.
“Sprouts’ approachable setting—similar to an old-fashioned farmers market—is an ideal retail location for consumers to learn about Imlak’esh Organics’ superfood offerings,” says Imlak’esh Co-Founder Philip Richardson. “Our commitment to sustainable farming practices, sourcing and cradle-to-cradle packaging aligns with Sprouts’ dedication to Responsible Retailing. We could not be more thrilled about this partnership.”
This announcement comes at a time when superfoods are hitting their stride, with a 202% global increase in new product launches between 2011 and 2015, and a 36% new market growth in 2015 alone (Mintel study). Consumer demand for highly nutritious foods is not the only driving force behind Imlak’esh Organics’ efforts; it’s the brand’s desire to provide living wages and socio-economic opportunities for small farmers around the world.
While traveling through South America, Imlak’esh Organics Co-Founder Tucker Garrison saw the incredible quality of foods being grown, but also a prevailing struggle: the inability of local farmers to access domestic and international markets. In an effort to help the family farmers he met along his travels, Imlak’esh Organics’ mission was born: to create a direct line of trade that brings the highest quality and most nutrient-rich superfoods in the world directly from the source to the shelf, creating a sustainable livelihood for those who grow them and healthier lives for those who consume them.
By launching in Sprouts Farmers Market nationwide, Imlak’esh makes it easier for shoppers to make healthy, ethical purchasing decisions that benefits their health and the health of the planet. This partnership highlights the Imlak’esh motto: Superfoods for the People.
“We must strive to preserve the Earth’s abundance for future generations,” said Garrison. “By supporting sustainable practices and generations of farmers who cultivate healthy foods, we are working towards the development of a globally regenerative food culture.”
Sprouts will carry the Imlak’esh Organics Sacha Inchi, ChargeBoss Clusters, Maca, Sacha Inchi Protein Powder, Cacao Powder, Cacao Nibs, Cacao Wafers and Spirulina.
About Imlak’esh Organics
Imlak’esh Organics is a community-centric family of superfood revolutionaries making a positive impact on the future. Through their ethically sourced superfoods, the company empowers indigenous farmers while providing consumers with pure nutrition. With every purchase Imlak’esh gives back to a regenerative eco-social project through their 5% for the People program. Valuing sustainable agriculture, economic justice, cultural rights, and healthy living, Imlak’esh is working towards a better future for all.