Unboxed, Edition 6: In this gallery series, each week Senior Food Editor Jenna Blumenfeld unboxes the piles of natural and organic products she receives to provide her opinion and identify food trends.
From veggie-filled smoothies to coffee-flavored kombucha, Editor in Chief Elisa Bosley and Senior Food Editor Jenna Blumenfeld were impressed with the clean ingredients and functionality of top drinkable finds.
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.
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.
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.
Natural and organic products are more accessible than ever before. But as these brands make their way into big-box grocery stores, they may have to compromise on quality to grow rapidly enough and meet the pricing demands of conventional stores....More
Recently, a new organization that's yet to even formally announce itself made news for declaring its intention to define natural. The new group, called the Organic and Natural Health Association, plans to hold a series of meetings as part of a transparent process that engages consumers as well as industry....More