Dear Qi Insiders,
I wanted to share some exciting news with all of you and some big changes at Qi Mushrooms. Since day 1, our mission at Qi has always been to provide the safest and most effective medicinal mushrooms on planet Earth.
We're proud to have helped thousands of you with our mushrooms with a better quality of life. To continue this mission, we're making some big changes at Qi Mushrooms.
Five months ago, we collaborated with Vibe Mushrooms, a Canadian-based medicinal mushroom brand that was interested in our technology and quality standards. This relationship based on shared values and passion for fungi culminated in Qi Mushrooms being acquired by Vibe Mushrooms.
This group is led by an incredibly passionate team that are committed to ensuring that Vibe Mushrooms will become the global authority and set the standard for quality in the industry. We're honored to join forces with Vibe Mushrooms and continue our mission of helping to improve the lives of as many people as possible.
What does this mean for you? Starting in early-May, QiMushrooms.com will transition to VibeMushrooms.ca. You can continue to expect exceptional quality products that are rigorously tested for safety and efficacy.
We've also been working on new research and formulations that we're excited to release in the coming months. In the meantime, please go to VibeMushrooms.ca to sign up for our newsletter and stay up-to-date on the latest news, products, and research.
I want to express my gratitude to each and every one of you for your support. It's been an amazing ride and I can't wait to see what the future holds for us. We're grateful for your support and belief in our mission, and we're looking forward to continuing to serve you in the years to come.
In good health,
Q: What will happen to the product quality?
A: Vibe Mushrooms is committed to ensuring that our mushrooms will become the global standard for quality in the industry. This means that we will follow the latest research to provide you with the best possible product. You can rest assured that the potency and safety of our mushrooms will always be our top priority.
Q: What will happen to the lab testing?
A: Qi Mushrooms extracts are currently 3rd party-tested at Eurofins Scientific and RINP International. Vibe Mushrooms will increase the level of testing and safety protocols to ensure that our products are of the highest quality. This means that all Vibe Mushrooms extracts will be 3rd party tested by Eurofins Scientific, Alkemist Labs, and RINP International. There will also be a final microbial test that is conducted on the finished product to ensure that your mushrooms are 100% safe to consume.
Q: Will the prices increase?
A: Since we started in 2020, Qi Mushrooms has never increased prices and has absorbed the increased cost of production due to the pandemic and rapidly rising inflation. Unfortunately, Vibe will have to increase prices (by approximately $5 per pouch) in order to maintain sustainable operations. We understand that this may be difficult for some of our customers, and we apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause. Shipping in Canada and the United States will continue to be free on all orders.
Q: I am an existing subscriber, will I have to re-register?
A: Yes, if you have an existing product subscription with Qi Mushrooms, you will need to create a new account on VibeMushrooms.ca in order to continue receiving auto-shipments. All Qi subscriptions will be automatically canceled on May 3, 2022.
Q: Will the website transition to VibeMushrooms.ca?
A: Yes, the website will transition to VibeMushrooms.ca in early May and QiMushrooms.com traffic will be redirected to VibeMushrooms.ca. You can continue to order from Qi Mushrooms until we transition over.
Q: What about the staff?
A: We are very grateful to our team for their hard work and dedication over the past couple of years. Qi Mushrooms is committed to ensuring that employees are transitioned to Vibe Mushrooms. Chester Ku-Lea, Qi Mushrooms founder and CEO, has been an advocate of mushrooms for many years and he will continue to play an integral role in the development and research of Vibe Mushrooms products as its Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO). In that role, Chester will work with the Vibe team to develop new products, improve formulations, and oversee the analytical testing of all products. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: What is the team at Vibe Mushrooms like?
A: The team at Vibe Mushrooms is led by Adrian Burke, an experienced entrepreneur with a background in the natural products industry. Adrian has a strong passion for mycology and he is committed to providing the best possible product to our customers. Here's Adrian's Linkedin profile if you would like to learn more about him: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adrianburke
Our team also includes:
Dwayne Jackson, PhD - Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)
Sarah Fowler - Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
We are excited to work with this talented team and we believe that they will help us create the best possible product for our customers.
Q: Why are you changing your name to Vibe Mushrooms?
A: The word Vibe accurately reflects the core benefit of our products–the feeling of vibrancy and energy that is associated with consuming the best extracts on Earth. The name also encapsulates the company’s mission to help as many people as possible achieve optimal health and raise vibrational energy.
We hope this provides some clarity into the changes that are happening at Qi Mushrooms. We want to assure you that we are committed to providing you with the best possible product and service. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us.