A semi-annual occurrence, the Healthy Brand Showcase, once again made its way to Mid-town East, New York City. This time introducing both lesser known and popular brands of personal care, fitness and healthy food vendors. Press and a sprinkling of New York based celebs walked away well informed and with useful goodies.
The one day event presented by Spit That Out Author & HBS Event Producer Paige Wolf and Amanda Leesburg was held on April 6th at the Roger Smith Hotel. To follow are a few of this season's standouts: Koffiestraw, Brad's Organic, Niucoco, Rustic Maka, Goddess Garden to name a few.
Brad Smith of Brad's Organic
Brad's Organic- displayed various products-sweetened banana chips/smooth peanut butter, mango salsa, Salsa Verde chips, Multi-Grain Chips, Peach fruit spread. Founder and namesake Brad Smith was on hand to discuss, his now, 14 year old business. Basically Brad's Organic offers gluten-free, Low-fat, fat free, low sodium options all of which were able to be sampled that day.
Niucoco Hairstylist Serge & Niucoco Founder James La
Niucoco Founder James La was also on hand with a small team providing hair demos of his luxury line of natural coconut oil hair care. Quite a few ladies were privy to Niococo Renewing Hair serum.
Celeb attendees spotted during our visit included Actress and Broadway performer Megan Hilty as well as Model & former Real Housewives of New York star Kristen Taekman, the latter was piled with goodies given by many of the personal care vendors.
Departing attendees were privy to event "only in the gift bag items" like miniature Perfect Bars, Ursa Major Hoppin Fresh Deodorant, SKINKC-Samples, Vega Clean Protein Single Serve Packet
Look for more on select brands mentioned in the upcoming weeks in our EAT THIS:DRINK THIS and Beauty tabs on A-List Diet & Fitness.
*photos by A-List Diet & Fitness