Jenna Blumenfeld

Jenna
Blumenfeld
Senior Food Editor,
New Hope Natural Media
Articles
5 minutes: Rooftop farming possible for retailers of all sizes  4
From traditional row farming to hydroponics, many design possibilities exist for rooftop food production methods.
Top food and beverage trends at Expo East 2014 1
Watch as food editors Elisa Bosley and Jenna Blumenfeld offer up their stomachs to sample everything from bug bars to chickpea pasta at Natural Products Expo East 2014. Their goal? Identify the most exciting trends in the natural products industry.
15 best packages at Natural Products Expo East 2014
They say you shouldn't judge a book by it's cover. But food products? That's a different story. Here find the most effective packaging designs from Natural Products Expo East 2014.
Overheard at Expo East: non-GMO confusion persists 3
An incident at Natural Products Expo East 2014 reveals that the mantra "organic means non-GMO" must still be enforced.
5@5: Food brands focus on men; USDA finds more genetically modified wheat
Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top natural news headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news. Today's natural news docket includes: Fresh produce and prepared foods generate tons of waste (literally!) for retailers; food brands target men with packaging and products; genetically engineered wheat found in Montana.
14 trending vegan products from Natural Products Expo East 2014
Natural Products Expo East 2014 was awash with products catering to vegan diets. From cashew cheese to broccoli-containing french fries, smart product formulations and short ingredient lists dominated the vegan category.
Unboxed: 9 energy beverages, savory bars and more
Unboxed; Edition 5: In this gallery series, each week Senior Food Editor Jenna Blumenfeld unboxes the piles of natural and organic products mailed to her to provide an honest, unbiased opinion. She also identifies new and existing food trends each product exemplifies.
Sales of 'ancient' grains sprout [infographic]  2
Naturally gluten-free "ancient grains" are taking over sales of sugar-laden products made specifically for those with gluten intolerance or celiac, according to recent research from SPINS.
Glen's Garden Market goes all in on local
Natural Products Expo and Natural Foods Merchandiser joined to award retailers of the year in the categories of sustainability, innovation, community and best new store. Glen's Garden Market is a best new store finalist.
How hemp travels from seed to shelf
Based in Winnipeg, the co-founders of Manitoba Harvest played instrumental roles in advocating Canadian industrial hemp legalization in 1998. Now celebrating its 16th year, I traveled to Winnipeg to see the company's sterling hemp production practices in action.
5@5: Walmart and Target take on sustainable personal care
Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top natural news headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news. Today's natural news docket includes: Archrivals Walmart and Target address sustainability with major cosmetic companies; Perdue reduces antibiotics; the coffee genome
Unboxed: 10 new granolas, oils, gluten-free baking mixes and more
Unboxed, Edition 4: In this new gallery series, each week Senior Food Editor Jenn Blumenfeld unboxes the piles of natural and organic products we receive and provides her honest, unbiased opinion while also identifing new and existing food trends each product exemplifies.
Preview our Natural Products Expo East 2014 food and beverage faves 
From effervescent chai tea beverages to apricot vanilla supercereals, this year's Natural Products Expo East food and beverage launches will have you munching on new ideas and flavors for your store.
5 minutes: Proposed Nutrition Facts panel put to test 
Will the proposed Nutrition Facts panel revision really help consumers weigh nutrition information better? One researcher put it to the test.
Many natural manufacturers are dedicated to reinvigorating new food standards 
Excitement is building as natural food industry world changers get ready to meet at Expo East
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