Startup Develops Upcycled Plastic-Free Packaging

Kibbutz Gan Shmuel, Israel—Foodtech startup W-Cycle has developed SupraPulp, an upcycled plastic-free packaging made of sugarcane waste that is fully compostable and safe, but...

IRI Launches Two Additions to Its COVID-19 Insights Dashboard

Chicago, IL—IRI has announced the launch of the IRI CPG Channel Shift Index and IRI CPG E-Commerce Demand Index as additions to its COVID-19...
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AHPA Announces Speakers for Sports Nutrition Congress

Silver Spring, MD—The American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) has announced several speakers for its virtual Sports Nutrition Congress, taking place on October 21, according...

SOHO Expo 2020 to Take Place In-Person

Orlando, FL—SOHO Expo 2020 will be happening in person from December 10-13, according to a press release from SENPA. The press release notes that SENPA...

The Dangers of Success

It may seem counterintuitive, but not once you think about it. Over the last several months I’ve been relieved to be in the natural...

Congratulations to Weavers Way, WholeFoods 2020 Retailer of the Year!

South Plainfield, NJ—For 30 years, WholeFoods Magazine has honored natural product retailers with its annual Retailer of the Year award. This year, the honor...

Sabinsa: Focus on Sustainability and Social Responsibility

Tradition, innovation, research—those are the principles on which Sabinsa, founded in 1988 by Dr. Muhammed Majeed, was built. The company’s mission: to provide alternative...

Industry Leaders Create Project Potluck to Bring BIPOC into CPG Arena

Los Angeles, CA—A new industry group is looking to promote representation of black, indigenous, people of color (BIPOC) in the consumer packaged goods (CPG)...

People News: October 2020

Organic Valley has announced Nicole Rakobitsch as its new Director of Sustainability. In this new role, Rakobitsch will develop climate-smart farming programs and move...

CRN Responds to “Sweeping Conclusions” About Adulteration in Cognitive Health Supplements

Washington, D.C.—A new study published in Neurology concluded that “over-the-counter cognitive enhancement supplements may contain multiple unapproved drugs,” drawing industry rebuttal. The study was conducted...