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...

Confusion about Celiac Disease and Food Allergens Prevails, Says Survey

HomeFree, maker of organic, allergen-free, whole grain cookies based in Windham, NH, released the results of a nationwide survey revealing that America is confused...

Audit Points to Problems with National Organic Program

Washington, D.C.—Results from an internal audit of the National Organic Program (NOP) call into question its productivity and operations. Since a prior audit in...

Grocery Briefs: May 2010

Boulder, CO-based New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media Inc., announced a new partnership with the Organic Trade Association (OTA). Under the...

Grocery Briefs: April 2010

Acquisitions, new launches, new partnerships, awards, new initiatives and more. Sunsweet Growers, headquartered in Yuba City, CA, announced a collaboration with Ayala’s Herbal Water, headquartered...

Study Reveals Alarming Results for Packaged Salad Greens

Yonkers, NY — A study conducted by Consumer Reports shows that packaged salad greens may have bacteria that are common indicators of poor sanitation...