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2020 Retailer of the Year: Weavers Way

As a produce buying club founded by a group of neighbors in Philadelphia, the early days of Weavers Way were modest, and focused on...

Spiraling Up Together

Each year, in our spotlight coverage of the WholeFoods Magazine Retailer of the Year (ROTY), we ask the honorees to share their insights and...

Sustainability Solutions: Focus on Packaging

Good for Me, Good for the Earth. That’s one of the top 10 trends for 2020, according to FMCG Gurus. Mike Hughes, Director of...

Is Contract Manufacturing Right for You?

Why work with a contract manufacturer (CM)? The experts we contacted pointed to several benefits, and all of those ideas tie in with the...

Building Trust: Third-Party Lab Testing and Certifications

U.S. consumers spent an estimated $9.602 billion on herbal dietary supplements in 2019, according to the American Botanical Council’s (ABC) 2019 Herb Market Report....

9 Top Plant-Based Sources of Omegas

It’s a plant-based world—at least that’s what consumers are showing us. New data from SPINS commissioned by Good Food Institute and the Plant Based...

Thank You Natural Products Retailers!

This year has been, and continues to be, challenging, to put it mildly. But seeing how so many in the industry have gone above...

Documentary Review: Don’t Miss Kiss The Ground

60 years. That's about how long we have until the world's remain topsoil is gone. “What we’re looking at is man-made desertification,” said Josh...

Sending Positive Ripples Out Into Our World

As an industry, of course we’re keenly focused on COVID-19. As people are prioritizing their wellbeing, we’re spending our time and energy helping them...

Industry Gathers for Education + Networking at #NaturallyInformed Sustainability Event

Virtual—A key finding from FMCG Gurus Global Sustainability 2020 survey: 63% of consumers say they are concerned about the environment, and 53% say brands...