Classic Indulgences, Better Ingredients

For a while now, consumers have been changing their dietary habits either by choice or because of a food intolerance or allergies. Some of...

2018 Natural Choice Awards

There’s something truly special about a Natural Choice Award. The honorees in all 18 categories are selected by retailers who choose the products that...

The Organic Way

In a study by the Organic Produce Network and Nielsen, it was shown that sales of organic fresh produce items reached almost $5 billion...

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...

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