Alfalfa's Local Market

Boulder’s Alfalfa’s Market Sold

The founders of Boulder's Alfalfa's Market have sold the natural grocer to two Denver-based investors who plan to revamp the Boulder location and expand...

Butterball Releases Organic Turkey for Thanksgiving

According to an article in USA Today, Butterball will be releasing organic turkeys and ground turkey in time for Thanksgiving this year. While one...
Whole Foods + Amazon signage

Amazon’s Retail Consolidation May Ease Change

Seattle, WA -- Amazon’s latest management move combining all its retail operations, along with Whole Foods Market, under SVP Steve Kessel gives it the...
Brandless supplements

Brandless Adds Supplements to Lineup

San Francisco, CA — Brandless, the online startup providing unbranded essentials, has introduced its vitamin and supplement lineup, all offering 30-count supplies for $3. Greens...
Walmart pickup

Walmart Lifts Some Online Prices to Drive Store Traffic

Bentonville, AR — In an effort to steer customers to its brick-and-mortar stores and lift online profitability, Walmart is starting to charge customers more to...

FDA Sends Warning Letters to CBD Oil Companies

Washington, D.C. — On October 31, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to four companies which sell hemp oils...
NPA

NPA Seeks SENPA Name Change

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Things are heating up between the Natural Products Association (NPA) and its former affiliate SENPA with NPA sending a cease and...

Amazon Lowers Fee On Packaged Grocery Items

Seattle, WA- Amazon has announced to businesses that it will be taking less commission from the sales of non-perishable grocery items priced at $15...

Hydroponic Methods Create Divide In Organic Farming Industry

Jacksonville, Fla.— The rise of “hydroponic,” or greenhouse-grown vegetable farming, has caused back-lash from traditional, organic vegetable farmers. A group of organic farmers, led by...
Tazo Teas

Unilever Buys Tazo; Nestle Acquiring Chameleon Cold-Brew

The healthier beverage industry was in the M&A spotlight this week. Unilever has acquired Tazo Tea from Starbucks for $384 million and Nestle USA...

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