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...

Not Just Refreshing, Replenishing

It’s not enough to just taste good anymore. Industry trends are showing more consumers are looking for natural benefits as well. Plant-based drinks, those with...

Guilt-Free Snacking, Anywhere

Whether having a fun day out or preparing for work or school, packing a healthy snack that is not only flavorful, but portable can...

Natural Choice Awards 2017

Retailers casted their votes for the 15th annual WholeFoods Natural Choice Awards, and their voices were heard —now it is time to announce the...

Just a Taste: The Value of Vendor Demos and Sampling

Performing in-store demos is not only a valuable endeavor for brands that want to promote their products but can also be a great way...

More Than a Diet, It’s a Lifestyle

It’s no secret that gluten-free, Paleo, vegan/vegetarian and  plant-based lifestyle diets have been on a steady rise. Many of these lifestyle changes are motivated...

Unmodified

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs), to say the least, are a hot button issue. However, while the debate about the potential risks of GMOs continues...

Healthy Harvest

Most consumers may be familiar with whole grains but fairly recently, ancient grains and sprouted grains have entered their nomenclature, adding another layer to...
culinary oils

Cooking with Fire (and Oils)

They are everywhere — culinary oils are trending on cooking blogs, magazines and shows. Where once mainstream supermarkets pretty much offered not many more...

Growing a Plant-based Food Nation

Humans have been designed to be omnivores. However, just a few days on a meat-based protein diet at the expense of fiber (plants) will...

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