Oslo, Norway—Krill oil has received a lot of attention lately as another way to boost one’s DHA/EPA intake. Now, industry has additional data to draw on about the benefits of krill oil for joint health.

Kaiseraugst, SwitzerlandNutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases printed what is being called the first published human study that shows resveratrol supplementation offers the heart health benefits of the French Paradox.

strawberry

Watsonville, CA—A recent study published in PLoS One shows that organic strawberries have more antioxidants and vitamin C than their non-organic counterparts.

conference

Phoenix, AZ—Industry companies extended virtual handshakes to retailers at the first Natural Products Marketplace Virtual Event, an online tradeshow organized by Virgo Publishing, based here.

coffee

At the fifth annual coffee-tasting event hosted in New York, NY by the Organic Coffee Collaboration, a market study was released showing that organic coffee sales have taken off in recent years—big time, and in spite of the trend for coffee in general.

Austin, TX—Whole Foods Market is teaming up with Chef Ann Cooper to raise money for establishing salad bars in school cafeterias across the country.

grocery briefs

News from industry food companies.

garlic

A recent study published in Maturitas science journal indicates that aged garlic extract lowers blood pressure in patients with treated, but uncontrolled, hypertension.

green news

A look at EPA's GreenChill program for retailers.