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KeHE Launches New Tools for Supplier Partners

Naperville, IL—KeHE Distributors is launching a new proprietary business intelligence tool for its supplier community: KeHE CONNECT Business Intelligence (BI). CONNECT BI is a suite...

Natural Grocers Heroes in Aprons Fund Supports Crew & Community

Lakewood, CO—In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Natural Grocers has established The Natural Grocers Heroes in Aprons Fund, bringing the company’s charitable efforts under...

Diet, Socioeconomic Status Linked to Risk of COVID

Boston, MA—Researchers at ZOE, Harvard Medical School, and King’s College London found that people who eat a high quality, gut-friendly diet are less likely...
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Organic Produce Performance Report Shows New Category Leader

Monterey, CA—Total organic fresh produce sales for the second quarter of 2021 increased 4% y-o-y and nearing $2.3 billion for the quarter, according to...
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PCC Eliminating the Sale of 100k Single-Use Plastic Bottles Yearly

Seattle, WA—PCC Community Markets has discontinued the sale of plastic bottled water sized below one gallon, according to a press release, except for sparkling...

FMI Initiative to Support the Food Industry Through Consumer Insight

Arlington, VA—FMI has announced its 2021 health and well-being initiative, which includes research insights and programmatic support for the food industry. “Now, more than ever,...

When Choosing Food, Taste Wins Over Health, Study Suggests

Durham, NC—New research from Duke University may help explain how people make food choices—and offer opportunities to help people make healthier ones. Co-authors Nicolette Sullivan,...

Danone Corporate Venture Arm Acquires Majority Stake in Harmless Harvest

New York, NY—Danone Manifesto Ventures (DMV), the corporate venture arm of Danone, has acquired a majority stake in Harmless Harvest, makers of coconut-based products...

12 Raise the Bar Members Join INFRA

St. Paul, MN—The Independent Natural Food Retailers Association (INFRA) has announced that the Board of Directors has approved membership of 12 retailers with 15...

PCC Introduces Shared Values Meal Program

Seattle, WA—PCC Community Markets is introducing a Shared Values Meal program, according to a press release. Each month, shoppers will have access to a...