Nondisclosure Agreements: Friend or Foe?

In the wake of the recent #MeToo movement and with mainstream-media attention, nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) rank high in the legislative, if not voter, consciousness....

What’s Selling: April 2020

Midwest: New Vitality Health Foods, Inc, Orland Park, IL (2,100 ft²) SUPPLEMENTS: Great Lakes, Hydrolyzed Beef Collagen; Pioneer, ColdFront; Nutra BioGenesis, Dopa Factors FOOD: Gluten Free Specialties, Gluten Free...

Finding Value and Trust in Branded Ingredients

We know the value of consumer trust and we look for ways to build it. Consumers are looking for evidence and information. The marrying...
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Herb of the Month: Ginkgo Biloba

We’re all familiar with Ginkgo biloba. We have heard the praise of this amazing herb, which has been used in many categories—memory support, circulation,...

Positioning Plant Protein: What’s the Best Placement?

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) asked consumers where they prefer to see plant-based meat alternatives in the grocery store, and the responses were mixed: 26%...
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Good-Health Reads: Jenna Lisa Lobos

With so many people looking for nutrition knowledge and so many health-transforming books being published, WholeFoods wanted to know what the experts recommend. Here, Jenna Lisa...

Vitamin C and the Immune System: Nutritional Fortification to Support Defenses Against Viruses

Note: The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and contributor(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the publisher and...

Inflammation: The Silent Killer (and what to do about it) PART TWO

Last month we covered the basics of inflammation and the difference between acute inflammation—when you bang your knee hard against a table—and chronic inflammation,...

Five Years And Rapidly Moving The Needle Forward

Organic & Natural Health Association exists to redefine the relationship between corporation and consumer, for the purpose of creating a healthy planet for healthy...

The Good, the Bad, and the Opportunity

The last week of January was filled with unpleasant news in the industry—most notably: Lucky’s Confirms Store Closures; Outlines Timeline Earth Fare Announces Inventory Liquidation at...