Study: For Heart Health Benefits of Plant-Based Diet, Avoid Junk Food

People following a plant-based diet while also frequently eating unhealthy foods, such as sweets, juices and refined grains, showed no heart health benefits compared...

Tofu Associated with Heart Health in New Study

People who regularly eat tofu and other foods containing isoflavones have a moderately lower risk of developing heart disease, according to a study published...

Whole Foods Market Employees Plan “Mass Sick Out”

Increasing concerns over the health and safety of workers amid the spread of COVID-19 has lead to several strikes. Yesterday (March 30, 2020) employees...

Lucky’s Market Announces Results of Auction for 23 Stores

Niwot, CO—Lucky’s Market announced its auction results, with successful bids by 10 parties for 23 stores and its Distribution Center, totally approximately $29 million....

Fairway Sells Off Stores, Including 2 to Amazon

New York—Fairway Market’s plans to sell its stores is proceeding on track, according to Chain Store Age. Amazon has won leases in Paramus and...
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Salt May Inhibit Immune Function, Study Finds

Bonn, Germany—A high-salt diet can weaken the immune system, according to new research from the University of Bonn. The findings are in opposition to some...

Mother’s Market & Kitchen Supports Struggling Local Businesses

Costa Mesa, CA—Mother's Market & Kitchen, WholeFoods Magazine's Retailer of the Year in 1996, announced that the company was initiating a fast-track, online process...

SPINS, Mercato Partner to Launch Attribute-Powered Online Grocery E-Commerce Solution

Chicago and San Diego–During the COVID-19 crisis and in this time of social distancing, it’s more important than ever for retailers of all sizes...
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WomanMade Challenge Announces 3 Grant Awardees

Plano, TX—Frito-Lay's WomanMade Challenge has awarded $100K in business grants to three female entrepreneurs. Originally intended to be a live event at Natural Products...

Chocolate Manufacturer Celebrates 1 Year Anniversary with 1 Million Chocolate Bars Sold

New York, NY—Beyond Good is celebrating its one-year anniversary operating a modern chocolate factory in Madagascar. The heirloom dark chocolate manufacturer produced one million...