Building Trust: Third-Party Lab Testing and Certifications

U.S. consumers spent an estimated $9.602 billion on herbal dietary supplements in 2019, according to the American Botanical Council’s (ABC) 2019 Herb Market Report....

Sweetening Up

With COVID-19 concerns top of mind, more consumers are eating from home—and baking up extra helpings of made-with-love comfort foods. Earlier this year, an...

9 Top Plant-Based Sources of Omegas

It’s a plant-based world—at least that’s what consumers are showing us. New data from SPINS commissioned by Good Food Institute and the Plant Based...

Flavor, Color, and Clean Label

“Over the last few years, we’ve seen an acceleration in consumers actively looking to eliminate unrecognizable and artificial ingredients from their diets by seeking...

Shifting to Clean Label

The industry is buzzing about “clean label,” but what does it even mean? “Clean-label can mean a lot of things—to some people it means...

The Latest in Independent Testing

As “transparency” becomes one of the major buzz words of the year, the importance of labs and certifications is taking center stage. “The demand...

Contract Manufacturers ID 10 Top Trends for 2020

In part 1 of this feature, titled The Evolution of Contract Manufacturing, WholeFoods asked contract manufacturers to identify the trends of today that will...

The Latest in Independent Testing: Part 2

Continuing our talk with Elan M. Sudberg, CEO, Alkemist Labs, and Jesse Miller, Ph.D., Director, NSF International Applied Research Center, we take a closer...

10 Trends in Raw Materials

Since WholeFoods’ last supplier roundup, consumer trends have codified and become more pronounced. We’ve spent the year reporting on them, and keeping our readers...

The Evolution of Contract Manufacturing

Whether you want to do something new and innovative, take something you do now to the next level, or just remove some of the...