Welcome Home to Kardish

Are you looking for food, products and solutions for a healthier life?  At Kardish, we have a better life in store. And with seven locations across Ottawa, there is a Kardish Health Food Centre near you!

Our clean and modern stores offer a wide selection of specialty health and bulk foods, gluten-free products, natural health and beauty aids, vitamins, and other natural health supplements. Whether you’re starting down a healthier path or have been traveling it for years, Kardish welcomes you.

We believe that what sets Kardish apart is our open and supportive atmosphere and attentive and knowledgeable staff. Kardish hires and trains health enthusiasts who are passionate and educated about the food and products we sell. Nutritionists, personal trainers, culinary experts, and dietary specialists all play an important role in providing expert service and up to date information to our customers.

We offer regular product sampling at our store locations, as well as special events, monthly seminars, and our wellness blog also provides timely and helpful information. It has never been more convenient to improve your well-being and that of your family!

Our Awards

Canadian Health Food Association Brock Elliott Award for Excellence in Retailing: Presented in memory of one of the pioneers of retailing in the health food industry, this National award is given to a natural products retailer for overall business excellence.

Ottawa Business Journal Employee's Choice Award: Each year, ten deserving Ottawa companies, across sectors from high tech to retail, are recognized as outstanding workplaces and local employers. Kardish was honoured to receive this award on behalf of their team.

BOB's (Best Ottawa Business) Award: The Best Ottawa Business Awards (BOBs) recognize the most successful and innovative companies and business leaders who are driving economic growth and prosperity in the nation's capital. Kardish Health Food Centre was delighted to be recognized with this prestigious award, presented by the Ottawa Business Journal and the Ottawa Board of Trade.

Robert Assaf - Forty Under 40 Award: Forty Under 40 is one of the most distinguished business awards for young business leaders in the National Capital Region. Kardish President and Co-owner Robert Assaf proudly accepted this award and was honoured to be recognized as one of the region's most successful and community minded executives.

Our Team Members

We believe that what sets Kardish apart is our open and supportive atmosphere and attentive and knowledgeable staff. Kardish hires and trains health enthusiasts who are passionate and educated about the food and products we sell. Nutritionists, personal trainers, culinary experts, and dietary specialists all play an important role in providing expert service and up to date information to our customers.

Customer testimonials

Careers

Kardish is always looking for passionate people. If you are interested in an opportunity at one of our amazing stores then please complete our online application.

Our Training Program

Kardish has a strong commitment to comprehensive training for all team members. We invest in the continuing education of our front line staff through our industry renowned monthly training program. This ensures our customers receive the most up to date and relevant information regarding our products, events, and industry.

A Better Life in Store

Our Satisfaction Guarantee

We stand behind our products and guarantee your satisfaction on every product we sell. If you’re not 100% satisfied with your purchase, simply return it (with your receipt) within 90 days and we’ll gladly refund your money. We want our valued customers to try new and exciting products, free of any risk, so we encourage you to keep this offer in mind while shopping at our stores.

Our Price Match Policy

As a local, family-run business, we do our best to provide amazing products at great prices. If on the occasion you do find a lower regular price at another local Ottawa-based health food retailer or on their website, please let us know, and we will be happy to match it. Price match retailers listed below:

Well.ca, Healthy Planet, Bulk Barn, Natural Food Pantry, Terra 20, Pantry Plus, and Herb & Spice

Kardish Rewards

Kardish offers a generous membership rewards program that serves tens of thousands of Kardish customer. Kardish Rewards members receive exclusive promotions, special offers and, of course, REWARDS!

Your free membership includes:
  • A $10 reward for every 350 points earned (earn one point for every dollar spent, before tax)
  • Special access to VIP events
  • “Members only” shopping events:  Kardish holds wildly popular Member Appreciation Days. On these special days, Kardish Rewards members receive a 20% discount on all purchases made in store!

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