Jenna Blumenfeld

Jenna
Blumenfeld
Senior Food Editor,
New Hope Natural Media
Articles
6 'Back to the Future' trends shaping the natural products industry
Forget video chats and wearable technology—but good call on those—the best things to happen to 2015 are the innovations that are helping us be healthier every day.
Q&A: How JUST Water is redefining the bottled water industry
CEO of JUST Water Grace Jeon on making a responsible business, in an industry with a plastic problem.
A new natural beverage crush
Amid dwindling soda sales, natural beverages bubble up to the occasion across energy, gourmet and functional categories.
Should you stop selling bottled water?
Bottled water consumption is rising, which means people are drinking less soda. But it also means more plastic bottles packing landfills. Should you stop stocking this staple product in your store?
This climber ate only insect protein foods for two weeks
Entomologist, rock climber, bug-recipe blog founder and edible insect proponent Meghan Curry climbed for two weeks eating just natural foods made with insects.
Unboxed: 12 natural chips, beverages and more
New on Unboxed, natural food and beverage reviews, this week's haul of natural products impressed with clean-label ingredients and functional add-ins (such as GoodBelly's new portable juices).
A new wave of grains
Ancient grains like amaranth, millet, teff, farro, Kamut wheat and sorghum mature from bulk-bin staples into mainstream packaged food ingredients.
Q&A: LOLIWARE co-founder on Shark Tank success, future growth
Shark Tank was good to LOLIWARE, makers of edible party cups. Here, co-founder Chelsea Briganti talks future plans and her tried-and-true advice to woo investors.
Vegan products spotted at Expo East 2015
Vegan products resonate with consumers, whether the aim is to eat a more plant-based diet or concerns surrounding sustainability and animal rights. Check out where vegan products were seen at Natural Products Expo East 2015.
Top paleo finds at Expo East 2015
The most innovative paleo brands at Expo East were creating primal versions of comfort foods ranging from nut-based paleo granola to fruit-and-seed snacks.
4 successful natural food packaging updates
Consumers can make purchasing decisions in a matter of seconds. These new packaging updates better communicate not just what's inside but also the products' values and sourcing practices.
Probiotics proliferate at Expo East 2015
Getting to the gut of shoppers' demands for healthful yeast and bacteria--also known as probiotics--is what many products spotted at Natural Products Expo East 2015 are hoping to do.
16 top special-diet foods spotted at Expo East 2015
These excellent vegan and paleo finds feature unexpected ingredient applications (beans in brownies! coconut flour in pizza crust!) and nutrient-dense formulations.
Grass-fed meat and dairy reign at Expo East 2015
In addition to alleviating fears of GMO feed, “grass-fed” connotes that animals were raised on pasture rather than feedlots. Here, find our favorite foods with grass-fed claims from Natural Products Expo East 2015.
Unboxed: 11 new meat alternatives, bars and beverages
A new vegan meat replacement? A better-for-you frozen breakfast food? These new natural products lead in innovation and taste.
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