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Trendspotting at Natural Products Expo East 2014

Among the handful of trade shows and conferences significant to the food industry, one of the most well-known is the Natural Products Expo, a bi-annual event featuring hundreds of natural, organic, and health-oriented brands. 506 more words


Going Beyond Greek in the Yogurt Aisle

Competition in the yogurt aisle is fiercer than ever before, and not just among the “Greek yogurt”-driven powerhouses Chobani and Dannon (Oikos). Other brands are seeking to introduce different styles of healthful — and seemingly ethnic — yogurt to capitalize on fast growth in this market. 268 more words


Emerging Brands: JOIA Thinks Soda Should Be More Interesting

In the refrigerated drinks case at Whole Foods on the shelf next to IZZE and its mostly-traditional fruit flavors, JOIA caught our eye with bottles labeled “Blackberry Pomegranate & Ginger” and “Grapefruit Chamomile & Cardamom”. 183 more words


General Mills Buys Annie's for $820 Million, Gets Backlash for Free

On Monday evening, Annie’s Homegrown announced it had been purchased by General Mills for $820 million, reflecting a 37% premium over its closing share price, and a 51% increase over its average share price over the past month. 672 more words


All Natural vs Organic

So you’ve made the decision to start eating healthier, checking labels, and looking at ingredients! Wonderful!

You go grocery shopping and as you start selecting your items, you make sure to choose the labels that say “Natural” or maybe “Organic” … They’ve got to be better for you that a box that doesn’t say “All Natural” …. 354 more words