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Tools to Navigate 2020

As COVID-19 continues to cause uncertainty, our goal remains the same: to deliver valuable information that helps you achieve your goals of fostering wellness...

Nurturing the Common Good

Our industry fosters wellness. It’s what many of us feel called to do, and we’ve made it our life’s work. Helping our customers feel...

Education…and Virtual Happy Hour!

When Expo West was cancelled in March, the announcement was met with mixed emotions. Relief, anxiety, anger...this event, and the many others that were...

10 Tips to Getting the Most Out of Virtual Events

Natural Products Expo West, SupplySide East, IFT, Fancy Food...spring and early summer is usually a prime time for conferences, and the networking opportunities and...

Trying to Enjoy the Lemonade

I held off on writing this until the last possible hour before shipping this magazine to the printer, in an effort to provide the...

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...

Let’s Show the Heart Some Love

In this issue, we’re covering a topic we’ve covered before: Natural strategies to promote cardiovascular health. In fact, WholeFoods Magazine has offered a deep...

The Man Behind All This Buzz

In 2019, hemp-based products—and specifically anything related to cannabidiol (CBD)—dominated the news headlines, took over the Expo halls and was the hot topic at...

CBD: Proof that DSHEA Works?

October marked the 25th anniversary of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA)—on October 23, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), American Herbal...

The Buzz at Expo East: CBD, Plant-based, Sustainability, RegenAg

There’s only room for 500 words on this page, and there’s simply no way I can do Expo East justice in that space. Over...