Nature's Fare Sold

A Vernon-based grocery chain has been sold.

Grocery Business magazine reports Nature's Fare Markets has been acquired by Buy-Low Foods -  which is part of the Jim Pattison Group.

Nature's Fare was founded by Rick Monahan in 1993 and has stores in Vernon, Kelowna, West Kelowna, Penticton, Kamloops, Langley, and White Rock.

Nature's Fare is expected to continue to operate under its own brand specializing in organic produce, foods and supplements.

Buy-Low also has a Vernon store located in the Landing Plaza.