Dr Beetroot Canada is in operation since 2013. It was founded by Anan Palanichamy, a food processing engineer graduated from University of Manitoba and a certified fellow in Food Safety and HACCP. His Grandpa was a Naturopath (popular Tamil Siddha medical practitioner). Introduced by his mom, Anan and his family had more than a decade long personal and commercial experimentation with beetroot and realised its many health benefits say, curing inflammation, over coming anemia, and coming out of iron and folate deficiencies. Having realised the significance of beet benefits, Now Anan's family is committed and envisioning to bring out up to 40 food products made of red beets that are suitable for modern day's lifestyle.
We follow 'zero chemical preservatives' and 'healthiest ingredients' policy. Our beets are sourced from Jamor Farms and Jeffrey bros. Vegetable growers in Portage la Prarie and Peak of the Market in Winnipeg. We are pretty local to Manitoba and our products are very domestic to Canada.
Last 8 years, Dr Beetroot has developed 15 beet products . These products were test-marketed in all leading farmers market and trade shows in MB, ON, AB, BC, and SK. Currently five products, the Beet Ketchup, Beet Sauce, Beet Borscht, Beet Spread, and Beet Juice Drink have been commercialised. You can also find the list of Grocery stores that sell these products on retail basis at the Stores page in this website. Currently, Dr Beetroot is distributing the products to the stores on its own. The other 10 products, Beet Bread, Beet Chips, Beet Powder, Beet Hummus, Beet Chutney, Beet Relish, Beet Chunks, Beet Salsa, Beetzza, Beet Biryani still being test-marketed and expected to be in the Grocery / Dr Beetroot stores by mid 2021. Dr Beetroot is planning to bring out few more beet products for Cosmetic industry and Animal feed in couple of years span.
This www.DrBeetroot.ca online store is launched at the end of the year 2014 and running since then.
Though Beets has been traditionally part of the food habits of many communities across the world and some people have realised many health benefits, there are comparatively less research work is done on beets and its benefits. The magic component in beet is the Nitric Oxide, the wonderful anti-oxidant which widens the blood vessel. You can find the list of nutrients and health benefits in the Why Beets? tab of this website and the links to the related journal articles for the proof.