Kicking Horse Coffee Sold to Lavazza

Bedminster, NJ — According to a press release from Swander Pace Capital, the private equity firm has sold Kicking Horse Coffee, Ltd., the #1...

Ethnic Foods Sales Continue to Rise

  Chicago, IL—According to market research firm, Mintel, sales in the ethnic food sector have climbed steadily since 2004, setting a record high of $2.2...

Grocery Briefs: January 2010

Sea Cliff, NY-based Robert’s American Gourmet Food, LLC, maker of Pirate’s Booty, announced an investment as well as a new name—Pirate Brands. Company founder...
Dean’s Natural Food Market, Dean Nelson

NJ Natural Grocer Expands Again

Chester, NJ—Dean’s Natural Food Market has opened a new location in Chester, NJ. Said to be NJ’s largest organic grocer, the chain now has...

Grocery Briefs: March 2010

Acquisitions, new launches, new partnerships, awards, new initiatives and more. The Organic Trade Association launched a new consumer Web site, “Organic. It’s Worth It,” located...

Grocery Briefs December 2010

Rockville, MD-based Mom’s Organic Market founder Scott Nash has urged Whole Foods Market to act faster on its new labeling program for sustainable seafood....

Judge Defers to FDA on GMOs in “Natural”

A federal judge put the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the spot recently, asking the agency to decide whether genetically modified organisms...

Grocery Briefs: October 2012

Sebastopol, CA-based Redwood Hill Farm & Creamery, Inc. was honored with six awards between its two brands, Green Valley Organics and Redwood Hill Farm,...

Grocery Briefs: February 2015

The Specialty Food Foundation, a philanthropic program of the Specialty Food Association, just awarded $250,000 in grants to 14 food recovery and hunger relief...

Local Food Support Bill Reintroduced in Congress

Washington, D.C.—Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) has brought back the Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act, a bill which would help support farmers, increase access...

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