Get Raw In Your Store

Sarasota, FL—Many people shopping at nutrition and wellness stores are vegetarian or vegan. However, one particular diet that might grab retailers’ attention is the...

Clif Bar Announces Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Berkeley, CA—Clif Bar & Company sold its family-owned common stock to its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Through the ESOP, employees...

Mayor and TV Personality Launch School Garden Initiative

New York, NY—New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and cooking show star Rachael Ray introduced a series of programs to promote healthy eating among...

FDA Halts Production of Soy-Product Manufacturer Lifesoy

San Diego, CA—As an example of Commissioner Margaret Hamburg’s efforts to make “swift, aggressive and effective enforcement” of its regulations, Lifesoy, Inc., a manufacturer...

GM Supreme Court Hearing Update

On Monday, June 21, the Supreme Court overturned a controversial ban on genetically modified (GM) alfalfa seeds created by United States biotech giant Monsanto....

Grocery Briefs: July 2010

Natural and organic nut butter-maker, Justin’s, based in Boulder, CO, announced it will be nationally represented by sales and marketing brokerage firm Presence Marketing/Dynamic...

GMO Battle Rages on in Supreme Court Hearing and Codex Meeting

 Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are still a hot button issue that continues to gain momentum. On Tuesday April 27, in the very first Supreme...

Grocery Briefs: June 2010

Holly’s Oatmeal of Torrington, CT now is featured at the InterContinental New York Barclay’s Natural Power Breakfast buffet. Boulder, CO-based Justin’s, maker of all-natural nut...

Summer Fancy Food Show Moves to Washington, D.C.

New York, NY—The Board of Directors of the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) has made a unanimous decision to move the...

Opposition to “Sin Taxes” Is Strong

Asbury Park, NJ—Results from a national poll released by Rasmussen Reports show that 56% of Americans oppose a tax on soft drinks and junk...