Specialty Food Sales Hit Record $140.3 Billion

The State of the Specialty Food Industry report conducted by the Specialty Food Association, in collaboration with Mintel, shows specialty foods category ranked among...
Natural Grocers earnings

Promotions Drive Sales for Natural Grocers

Lakewood, CO – Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage announced a net sales increase of 12.3% to $215.9 million for the second quarter ending March...

Sprouts’ Comp-Store Sales Slow Due to Tight Produce Supply

Phoenix, AZ — Tightness in produce categories early in the quarter limiting the store's ability to promote caused Sprouts Farmers Market's comp-store sales to...

Lucky’s Will Open 20 New Stores

Lucky’s Market, the low-priced natural and organics products chain, has announced plans to add 20 new stores over the next 18 to 24 months...

Sprouts Expands Home Delivery Through Partnership with Instacart

Phoenix, AZ - Sprouts Farmers Market is making its line of fresh, natural and organic products a little more accessible for its customers. The independent...

Legislation Introduced to Double Budget of USDA Organic Oversight

According to the Washington Post, a bill has been introduced that would double the budget for the USDA’s oversight of the organic industry to...
Rip City Happiness

Brew Dr. Kombucha Teams with NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers

Portland, OR — In a first for the NBA, Brew Dr. Kombucha has partnered with the Portland Trail Blazers on a limited edition kombucha...

Amazon Continues To Challenge The Grocery Industry

2017 has been the year for Amazon. Earlier this year, the company merged with WholeFoods Market, which marked their entrance into the health and...
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...

Lobby Seeks to Speed Up Inspection Lines for Poultry

The National Chicken Council (NCC) filed a petition asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to free them from the 140 birds-per-minute cap set...

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