A Tale of Two Stores

Insights from the 36th Annual Retailer SurveyWhat distinguishes a natural products store from all other retailers? More than anything else, I believe we are...

What’s Selling Quarterly Analysis: Q4

What did retailers from across the country tell us was hot to close out 2013? Here is our breakdown of national and regional sales...

People News: December 2013

Sunsweet Growers Inc., based in Yuba City, CA, announced that Dane Lance will take on the role of CEO. He is also the company’s...

NewsBriefs: December 2013

Advanced Nutrition by Zahler of Brooklyn, NY, will donate some proceeds from every purchase of its Omega 3 platinum kosher fish oil to RCCS....

Invest in Women Farmers, New Report Advises

London—Although about 70% of the work done in agriculture is performed by women, their contributions often go unrecognized and underpaid, according to a new...

Survey Reveals Gluten-Free Purchase Motives

Chicago, IL—A whopping 65% of consumers who have tried gluten-free foods said they did so in part because they thought they were healthier, according...

Skincare Innovator Reviva Labs Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Haddonfield, NJ—Reviva Labs, known for its innovative skincare products, celebrated its 40th anniversary this year. The company, located here, was founded by Stephen Strassler in...

Testing Proves “Natural” Astaxanthin to be Synthetic

Kailua-Kona, HI— Synthetic astaxanthin, an illegal and untested antioxidant carotenoid supplement ingredient, may have entered into the U.S. market to be sold as natural...

Washington State GMO Labeling Measure Goes Down to Defeat

Election Day on November 5 brought a setback to the GMO labeling movement, as the state of Washington’s ballot Initiative 522 was voted down....

FDA Considers Trans Fat Ban, WholeFoods Editor Comments

Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that partially hydrogenated oils, which are the primary source of trans fat in food, are not...