Senate Committee Requests USDA Ease Rules on Hemp Industry; NPA Declares Victory

Washington, D.C.—The Senate Appropriations Committee has requested that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ease rules that the Natural Products Association (NPA) had...

UNFI Reaches Labor Agreements with Teamsters in NY, CA

Providence, RI—United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) announced that it has reached new long-term labor agreements with drivers at its Hudson Valley distribution center in...

Kerry Acquires Bio-K Plus

Dublin, Ireland—Kerry has agreed to acquire Canada-based Bio-K Plus International, according to a press release. The acquisition expands Kerry’s probiotics portfolio, the press release says,...

SOHO Healthfest 2021 Rescheduled

Dallas, TX—SOHO Healthfest has been rescheduled to April 23-25, 2021, according to a press release from SENPA. It will be hosted at the Omni...

Palko Services Brings In New CEO

Michigan City, IN—Tom Grillea is joining Palko Services as the distributor's new CEO, according to a press release from the company. He will begin...
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NPA Big Natural Virtual Event Planned

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) announced that its annual conference, The Big Natural, will take place virtually on November 30-December 1. The event...

SFA Swaps Winter Fancy Food Show for Virtual “Specialty Food Live”

New York, NY—The Specialty Food Association has canceled its 46th annual Winter Fancy Food Show scheduled for January 17-19, 2021 at the Moscone Convention...

GNC Receives Approval for Bankruptcy Plan

GNC Holdings Inc. has received approval for a bankruptcy reorganization plan centered around a $770 million sale to Harbin Pharmaceutical Group Holding Co., its...

SupplySide East 2021 Rescheduled

Phoenix, AZ—SupplySide East 2021, originally scheduled for April 2021, has been rescheduled as a result of COVID-19. Informa Markets announced that the event will...

Belcampo Loses 8,000 Acres of Farmland to California’s Zogg Fire

Oakland, CA—Belcampo has reported that approximately 8,000 acres of land on its farm at the base of Mount Shasta have burned in the Zogg...