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South Plainfield, NJ—Industry companies and retailers looking for information about natural products companies now have another resource. The WholeFoods e-Directory is now available at http://directory.wholefoodsmagazineonline.com.

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.

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.

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.

How to harness the power of video marketing to earn your business extra sales.

Every industry has its challenges…and the dietary supplement industry is certainly no exception.  But as the saying goes, every challenge also presents an opportunity.  When it comes to the challenges within the supplement industry, one important concern lies with companies making overreaching claims and irresponsibly advertising products. This is an area where more education about what supplements do (and don’t do) can also be accomplished.