SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ShiKai, the company that makes botanically-based solutions that work, was honored by Whole Foods Market with a Supplier of the Year Award in the Service & Partnership category for demonstrating best-in-class partnership through the successful launch of its topical CBD products at Whole Foods Market. The annual awards recognize suppliers that embody Whole Foods Market's mission and values through proven commitments to quality, environmental stewardship, organic integrity, innovation, purpose and partnership. Recognized for their incredible achievements in 2019, the winners were named at a reception held in Austin, Texas, on Feb. 18.
ShiKai, celebrating 50 years of business this year, was selected for demonstrating best-in-class partnership through the successful launch of topical CBD products at Whole Foods Market. Cited by Whole Foods Market as an invaluable partner as the grocer expanded the availability of topical CBD products across the U.S., it also noted that in addition to offering great products that meet Whole Foods Market's rigorous quality standards, the ShiKai team provided industry expertise, in-depth training for teams, and moved quickly to bring products to its shelves.
"We are so pleased to be recognized for our CBD topicals, which we first introduced in 2017. It is a product line we invested a lot of time in formulating and perfecting," said Jason Sepp, ShiKai president. "We are committed to testing, developing and evolving each of our products to continue creating high performing botanically-based solutions."
ShiKai was one of 32 suppliers recognized this year. The honorees included local, regional and national brands across all product categories and were selected by Whole Foods Market leaders, category experts and buyers who work closely with suppliers every day.
"We're honored to work with and celebrate the remarkable contributions of these suppliers that embody Whole Foods Market's core values and consistently raise the bar in our industry," said Don Clark, Senior Vice President of Non-Perishables Merchandising at Whole Foods Market. "Their dedication to excellence, quality, innovation and partnership is critical to our success and delivering on our mission to nourish people and the planet."
In addition to Whole Foods Market, ShiKai CBD Topicals can be found stores nationwide including: Bartell Drugs, Sprouts, Safeway, Albertsons, Vons, Shaws, Jewel and Pharmaca.
Founded in 1970 by two chemists, ShiKai combines natural botanicals and science to create safe hair and body care products that really work. ShiKai is one of the first and last independent, natural, personal care companies to formulate, manufacture and bring its own products to market from its facility in Santa Rosa, California. ShiKai Products is family owned and operated. For more information regarding ShiKai Products, please visit http://www.ShiKai.com.
Marcia Norris, ShiKai Marketing Manager
SOURCE ShiKai Products
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