Jenna Blumenfeld

Senior Food Editor,
New Hope Natural Media
How one retailer courts the next generation of healthy food shoppers
Stew's contains memories made while shopping with our parents because the retailer expertly engages, educates and delights children with animated entertainment, and by cultivating a fun, inviting atmosphere reminiscent of a county fair.
Long live pouch packaging!
Increasingly more brands are encasing their natural product in foil pouches. But are consumers and retailers getting pouch fatigue? Industry players weigh in on the lifespan of this ubiquitous package.
Top plant water picks
Better-than-juice nutrition is a huge sales driver as plant-based waters gain ground. Please your customers' thirst with these selections.
New plant waters court thirsty customers 
New beverages deliver the unique tastes, benefits and stories to attract customers.
11 food trend predictions for 2015
From new, nutrient-dense superfoods to old, high-protein staples, here find what ingredients and special diets people will be talking about in 2015.
Unboxed: Top gluten-free natural products
New gluten-free products coming to market today have evolved quite a bit from their sawdusty predecessors. These options are not only safe for those with celiac disease or gluten intolerance but also feature clean, short ingredient lists.
Industry debates definition of natural 1
As lawsuits multiply, industry watchdogs dash off warnings, and organic and natural camps form, we explore questioned ingredients asking: Is it natural?
National anti-GMO labeling bill could be the 'biggest food fight of 2015' 1
Congress examines FDA's role in regulating GMO labeling; discusses a bill that would preempt state GMO labeling laws.
Unboxed Almonds Everywhere
Unboxed: Almonds, almonds everywhere! 2
This week in Unboxed: Edition 12, we look at what's trending: almonds. See what yummy almond-based products we're snacking on and then get out there and sample these healthy foods and beverages yourself!
Unilever acquires Talenti, attracts gourmet consumers
Seeking to expand its artisanal ice cream offerings, Unilever buys Talenti, the largest gelato brand in the United States.
Unboxed: 11 new natural teas, granolas and more
Unboxed, Edition 11: Every week we review new natural foods and beverages and identify natural product trends.
New love for ancient grains 

Ancient grains are crossing over. In January, General Mills will launch Cheerios + Ancient Grains, which contain oats, quinoa, Kamut wheat and spelt (and, ahem, 4 grams more sugar than Original Cheerios). Kashi will soon debut new Sprouted Grains, an addition to the brand’s Organic Promise line. These are just two examples of the hundreds, if not thousands, of new products coming out as ancient grains mature from the bulk bins of hippie co-ops to the ingredient labels of mainstream packaged goods.

Will FDA's new menu labeling rules help stem obesity?
New FDA regulations will require calorie posting in chain restaurants, movie theaters and vending machines. But will they actually change consumer buying patterns?
Oregon set to recount votes for GMO labeling bill
With just 812 votes separating Oregon from mandatory GMO labeling, a recount is in order.
A closer look at 2014 Expo East NEXTY Food & Beverage Award winner Radicle Salads
Radicle Salads receives a Natural Products Expo East NEXTY Award (Editors' Choice) for its packaged living salads that could potentially cut food waste and encourage home harvesting.
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