Tales from Around the Country

Betsy’s Celebrates 25 Years On Jan. 27, Betsy’s Health Foods, with three locations in Houston, TX, and its environs, celebrated 25 years by offering a...

Merchandising Sensitive Foods

Whether it’s foods that are gluten-free, lactose-free, sugar-free or meat-free, customers want to know where to find products to ensure the items in them...

Getting Inside the Lifestyle Diet

First let’s talk terminology. The word “diet” can carry a negative connotation through association with deprivation and being short-term or temporary, while “lifestyle” can...

Ancient Sprouted Grains

Consumers are increasingly disenchanted by “enriched” white breads, made from the low-nutrient starchy part of the inner wheat kernel with nutrients lost in processing...

2017 Person of the Year: Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos

After finalizing the $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market in record time this summer, Amazon.com is taking the biggest player in the natural...

Bold Flavors for Specialized Diets

Condiments are ubiquitous in our everyday lives. Ketchup, mustard, hot sauce, salt and pepper occupy our pantries, fridges and are within arm’s reach at...

Milking the Alternatives

As I’m sure you are aware, plant-based foods have experienced profound growth in the marketplace. According to the Plant Based Foods Association, with data...

Foods for Sensitive Diets

Living with an illness that limits the foods she can eat renders journalist Debbie Galant an expert on Crohn’s, the chronic inflammatory bowel disease...

Finding Sweet in All the Right Places

Excess sugar is public health enemy #1 and as your customers seem to want to have their cake and eat it too, manufacturers are...

2017 Retailer of the Year: Dean’s Natural Food Market

The Natural Products Industry is anchored by a mission to promote health and wellness. Core to this mission are the independent natural product retailers...

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