Microbiome Boost

As immune health concerns skyrocket, we should all be taking a look at our gut microbiome—not just because it’s connected to immune health, but...
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Flavor + Functionality for the Win!

Demand for good-for-you foods is surging as people focus on optimizing their wellbeing—the market for functional food ingredients is projected to reach $94.21 billion...

2020 Natural Choice Awards

Presented by WholeFoods Magazine The results are in! We asked natural products retailers to show their love to the brands that have made the greatest...

Upping the Convenience of Keto & IF

Burn fat, reduce inflammation, ward off the effects of aging...with goals like that, it’s no wonder Keto plus Intermittent Fasting (IF) is so wildly...

Powering Up Plant Protein

When it comes to protein, there’s not much controversy. Unlike carbs and fats, there’s no trendy diet out there that has as a hallmark...

2020 42nd Annual Retailer Survey

By Jay Jacobowitz and Maggie Jaqua.   Our 42nd annual retailer survey yielded a large response—our largest yet. Respondents represent nearly 800 stores, including some...

2020 Retail Insights® Retail Universe for U.S. Premium Natural, Organic Food, Supplement & Personal...

Mark 2019 as the year natural organic sales momentum shifted from Amazon to Aldi. The German hard discounter has deftly adjusted its assortment to...

The Latest in “Free-From” Foods

Whether following a diet due to health restrictions or simply making changes to boost vitality, one thing is certain: More people are steering clear...

Fabulously Functional Fermented Foods and Beverages

Are your customers feeling frazzled? If so, have you pointed them to the fermented products section? Research shows that fermented foods may play an...

Plant-Based Innovation

Back in July 2019, the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) and The Good Food Institute released data on retail sales of plant-based foods. The...