Should You Be Spending More for Organic Food?

Should You Be Spending More for Organic Food?

Organic food is healthier for you, right? Scientists have been debating this matter for decades. Multiple factors being taken into account in order to make a point, including nutrient content, pesticide residue, and more. For most people though, the organic … Continue reading

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The Vegan Lobby

The Vegan Lobby

As you probably know, the food and agriculture industries have very powerful voices representing them in Washington DC. Trade groups such as the Dairy Council, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, or the Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA), represent the milk, … Continue reading

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FDA to Inspect Food For Monsanto Pesticide Residue

FDA to Inspect Food For Monsanto Pesticide Residue

The FDA has announced that will start screening certain foods for traces of popular herbicide glyphosate. This includes basics such as soybeans, corn, milk, and eggs, amongst others. Glyphosate was developed by Monsanto and has been around for decades. It … Continue reading

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We Should Have Supermarkets Like This in America

We Should Have Supermarkets Like This in America

Can you imaging a grocery store without a single packaged product? No plastic bags, no paper bags either. This is taking the concept of Whole Foods market to a whole new level. Introducing Berlin-based Original Unpacked, the brainchild of two … Continue reading

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5 Superfoods that Jesus Ate

5 Superfoods that Jesus Ate

Before the agricultural, industrial, and technological revolutions of the last few centuries, food was not easy to come by. In Nazareth and Jerusalem 2000 years ago, life was mostly agrarian. During the time of Jesus, malnutrition was an ongoing threat. … Continue reading

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Top 10 Foods From the Expo East Natural Food Show

Top 10 Foods From the Expo East Natural Food Show

This is a guest blog post by Jackie Topol, Jackie Topol, MS, RD, CSO, CDN It was another great year for the Natural Products Expo East trade show and conference in Baltimore, which exhibits over 1,000 natural and organic food, … Continue reading

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Amy’s Frozen Foods to Open Vegetarian Drive-Thru Restaurant

Amy’s Frozen Foods to Open Vegetarian Drive-Thru Restaurant

Amy’s Kitchen is a well known brand in vegetarian circles. The company, founded in 1988, offers a plethora of frozen meals that are all vegetarian, mostly organic and non-GMO, and contain less to no artificial additives compared to the competition. … Continue reading

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Hormel (SPAM) Acquires Applegate Farms. Now What?

Hormel (SPAM) Acquires Applegate Farms. Now What?

Hormel, manufacturer of iconic Spam, announced last week the acquisition of its polar opposite, Applegate Farms. The deal, at $775 million, is a huge win for Applegate’s founding team, but as with all acquisitions of small idealistic brands by big … Continue reading

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A Cheap and Simple Solution for Iron Deficiency

A Cheap and Simple Solution for Iron Deficiency

According to the World Health Organization, 2 billion people around the globe suffer from anemia, a lack of healthy red blood cells and hemoglobin. For many people, the main cause is iron deficiency. Iron is an essential nutrient, meaning the … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market to Introduce New Store Format

Whole Foods Market to Introduce New Store Format

Earlier this month, Whole Foods Market (WFM) disclosed its plan for a new store format, expected in early 2016. The new locations will be branded differently than existing WFM stores and cater to a more price conscious consumer. The average … Continue reading

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