Tag Archives: organic

Back to nature

The demand for natural and organic products is still on the rise. So is consumer skepticism. Retailers have to be picky with their offerings to stay ahead of the game. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 03 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Wallaby Yogurt Company Launches Organic Greek Nonfat Yogurt

Wallaby Yogurt Company, a family-owned producer of organic yogurt, announces the launch of Wallaby Organic Greek Nonfat Yogurt.  After its successful introduction of Greek … Continue reading

Posted in Perishables, Wellness, What's New

Hold the pesticides

Organic produce sales continue to climb. Their benefits may be up for dispute, but its clear consumers recognize organics exist. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 02 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

New Organic Options from Cascadian Farm

Cascadian Farm has introduced 4 new products and flavors in their line of Organic Granola Cereal and Organic Crunchy Granola Bars. The first flavor … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness, What's New

The Fresh Market

For some retailers “natural” and “organic” are buzz words that attract a small population of shoppers. At The Fresh Market it is a way … Continue reading

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Market Demand Drives Growth at Natural Products Expo West

The world’s largest natural, organic and healthy products tradeshow, Natural Products Expo West, produced by New Hope Natural Media, has unveiled a new exhibit … Continue reading

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Pacific Natural Foods Simplifies Holiday Meal Prep

Pacific Natural Foods is launching a new line of classic holiday accompaniments, made from simple recipes and organic ingredients. Designed to make holiday meal … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness, What's New

Lundberg Family Farms Debuts a New Design for its Rice Lines

Lundberg Family Farms unveils a new look for its organic and eco-farmed rice lines. The new design offers innovation and convenience with a flat-bottom, … Continue reading

Posted in Grocery, What's New

Safefruitsandveggies.com Provides Science Based Safety Information For Consumers

A recent Stanford University nutritional comparison study has generated intense consumer interest about the differences between conventionally and organically grown fruits and vegetables. But, … Continue reading

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Unjunking the world, one candy at a time

“To unjunk the world.” That is the mission of UNREAL, according to the company’s officials. The candy company has debuted in more than 18,000 … Continue reading

Posted in Wellness, What's New

Fresh in the Northwest

Last week I visited Portland, Oregon, for the first time. Of all the city’s appealing characteristics that had been highlighted to me by every … Continue reading

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Natural Products Expo East 2012 is Coming Up

Natural Products Expo East will be held at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Md., September 19-22, 2012. The show draws 22,000 industry professionals … Continue reading

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SmartWash Organic Gets OMRI Approval

The new organic food wash enhancer from Salinas-based SmartWash Solutions has been reviewed by the Organic Materials Review Institute and determined to be allowed … Continue reading

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How sweet it is

Thanks to a plethora of better-for-you cookies, candies and other treats, consumers are quickly learning that they can have their cake and eat it … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 06 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

CCOF and Oregon Tilth Announce Planned Merger

CCOF and Oregon Tilth, two of the nation’s leaders in the organic movement and certification, have announced plans to merge. Together, the two organizations, … Continue reading

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Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers and Columbia Valley Fruit Team Up

Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers has taken a larger leap into the organic sector. The grower, packer and shipper of Northwest apples, pears, cherries and stone fruit, … Continue reading

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Organic Market Surpasses $31 Billion

Driven by consumer choice, the U.S. organic industry grew by 9.5 percent overall in 2011 to reach $31.5 billion in sales. Of this, the … Continue reading

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Good-for-You Getting Better

This is going to be a year filled with opportunities and challenges for the wellness and better-for-you categories. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 04 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Wellness worthy

GHQ takes a glimpse at trends impacting key wellness categories and the hot items expected to drive growth this year. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 03 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Frozen food forte

From appetizers to snack foods to entrees, the better-for-you frozen food category is heating up. By Carol Radice Time-pressed consumers are always looking for … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 12 Article Archives, Selling Wellness

Pushing protein

Supermarkets stronghold as the primary channel where consumers make food purchases has never been more precarious.

Target and Walmart have entered the fresh produce arena. Continue reading

Posted in 2011 12 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

$8.5 Billion Natural HBC Market Resists Recession

Natural health and beauty care (HBC) product sales through all U.S. retail channels will reach $8.5 billion in 2011, according to “Natural and Organic … Continue reading

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Better safe than sorry

In light of ongoing safety concerns, is the industry doing enough to protect the food supply? By Richard Turcsik Grape tomatoes. They are juicy, … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 07 Article Archives, Cover Stories

Pass the potatoes

New potato varieties, smaller packages and value-added offerings are attracting a new generation of consumers. By Elizabeth Louise Hatt At one time, the typical … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 01 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh