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Sunrise Health Foods Turns 60

In 1961, wife and husband duo Lill and Herman Chapman opened Sunrise Health Foods in Lansing, a southern Chicago suburb. Today, Sunrise celebrates 60...

Maximizing Plant-Based Sales

Niche? No way. The appeal of plant-based just keeps growing. Research from Sprouts Farmers Market determined that nearly half of Americans consume more plant-based...

Focus on Free-From Foods

In 2020, trends like #quarantinebaking converged with people aiming to clean up their diets to protect their overall health. This pushed the “free from”...

Natural Intimacy Products

Petrochemicals in personal lubricants? Not so sexy. Parabens and synthetic glycerin? No thanks. Odds are most of your customers looking for cleaner foods, supplements,...

Hand Sanitizer Update

The best way to prevent the spread of infections such as COVID-19 and decrease the risk of getting sick is by washing hands with...

Craving Convenience

Consumers may be spending more hours at home these days, but that doesn’t mean they’re not busy. For the parents who have taken on...

Inside the Baking Aisle

Nestled in Camp Hill, PA, The Healthy Grocer has seen more yield in its baking category in the first 8 months of 2020 compared...

Sweetening Up

With COVID-19 concerns top of mind, more consumers are eating from home—and baking up extra helpings of made-with-love comfort foods. Earlier this year, an...

Top 5 Trends in Pet Care

The pet supplement industry is robust, and has the power to withstand economic challenges, including the current economic downturn caused by COVID-19. Even during...
Back to school concept. Nutritional lunch box and colorful stationery on blue table top view.

Comfort + Convenience + Nutrition = A+ Snacks

There are a lot of questions about what the future holds for kids in school because of COVID-19. Will some students continue at-home learning?...