Natural Grocers celebrates 1 million customer loyalty members

The grand-prize winner of Natural Grocers’ 1 Millionth {N}power Member Sweepstakes will receive one year of free groceries.

Goop Founder Gwyneth Paltrow chats with Sarah Jessica Parker in new podcast

On the heels of a humorous and disturbing article published in The New York Times Magazine on lifestyle and wellness brand Goop, actress and CEO and Founder Gwyneth Paltrow chatted with former Sex and the City star Sarah Jessica Parker in a newly released Goop podcast. The topics ranged from motherhood, business, and books, to …

Enso Beauty, a 100% USDA certified organic skincare line, launches

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. -  The new Enso Beauty skincare line just hit the market bearing the USDA Organic logo certifying that its ingredients are 100 percent natural and organic. Adria Andrews, who started the company with her husband Phillip, says the products were developed due to her skin sensitivity. According to the company’s website, Adria recognizes …

Korean firm acquires $29.29 million stake in online organic grocer Thrive Market

LOS ANGELES - Online organic and natural foods grocer Thrive Market, based in Los Angeles, California, sold a $29.29 (US) million stake in its firm to Seoul, Korea-based GS Retail, according to The Korea Herald. The Korean firm, parent company of GS25 convenience stores and GS Supermarket, is looking to not only learn from Thrive’s …

Amy’s Kitchen partners with Vera Whole Health to debut healthcare centers at its plants

POCATELLO, Idaho – Organic food maker Amy’s Kitchen held a grand opening for its new health care center at its Pocatello, Idaho plant. In a partnership with Vera Whole Health, a direct-to-employer primary care provider in the Western United States, Amy’s Kitchen transformed its existing onsite health services, first launched by the company in 2011, …

FoodChain ID expands into organic certification

FAIRFIELD, Iowa – Organic certification options were recently added to FoodChain ID’s portfolio of services based on client requests for the ability to consolidate the certification process into a one-stop approach. FoodChain ID, formerly known as Global ID Group, is one of the largest global entities in food safety, testing, and verification and it said …

How long does it really take you to decide what to eat?

While it may feel like deciding what's for dinner while standing in front of the fridge with the door open takes forever, a new national survey of 1,000 men and women by market researchers OnePoll and commissioned by Orgain, says Americans actually spend more time deciding what to watch on Netflix. The research looked at the …

Airline food study gives Virgin America top marks in healthy eating options

A new study from NYC Food Policy Center at Hunter College and DietDetective.com ranks Virgin America as one of the top airlines offering healthy food options. "This year Virgin America wins the top spot again with the "healthiest" food choices in the sky with Delta and Air Canada tied for second," said Charles Platkin, PhD, …

Organic food demand expected to grow global market over 14% annually for next 5 years

The global organic food market is poised for dramatic growth over the next five years, according to the "Global Organic Food Market - Forecast and Opportunities, 2011-2021" report from Research and Markets. The global market for organic food is projected to grow at an annual rate of over 14% during 2016-2021, due largely to the …