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    It’s impossible to say Invermere Coffee Fest without conjuring up the legendary magic of long-time local Kicking Horse Coffee.

    Kicking Horse Coffee has been a key character in the Canadian coffee landscape for nearly 20 years. They’ve always been one of the industry’s significant precedent setters, and were among the first to commit to using only Fair Trade and organic beans.

    The fourth annual Clean Eating Clean Choice Awards honors the top 100 products across 15 categories, including everything from pantry staples, breakfast picks, super time-savers, snacks, grains, baking goods, dairy and non-dairy items, gourmet goodies, green cleaning products, supplements and more. We select the very best from the endless products that line supermarket shelves. With more and more companies working to create clean and healthy packaged products, we feel it’s important to reward their innovation and service to healthy eaters everywhere.

    Looking to expand into the U.S.? Get advice on putting together a winning entry strategy from a successful entrepreneur. Elana Rosenfeld, CEO of Kicking Horse Coffee, reveals why she struggled in her first attempt, and explains how she has now succeeded in growing her company south of the border. Discover all her tips.

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    There’s another amazing way to enjoy Canada’s No.1 Organic, Fairtrade, famous Rocky Mountain-roasted coffee.

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    Elana Rosenfeld started Kicking Horse Coffee with her husband, Leo Johnson, in 1996. As recent university grads from Montreal, the pair dreamed of living in a small mountain town. They found the lifestyle they were looking for in the East Kootenay town of Invermere.

    The pair started out owning a coffee shop, then branched out into coffee roasting and distribution.