What could be better than a sneak peek at some of what you can look forward to seeing at Natural Products Expo East? A preview of products from conscious companies that care about the big picture that zooms out from the day to day to look at and consider every person and process their brands touch.
Chuck Benbrook, program leader for Washington State University’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, is one of the United State’s premier researchers on how genetic engineering impacts pesticide use. Here, we pick his brain about GMOs, and hear his advice for sustainable farming into the future.
By 2020, Millennials over the age of 25 will make up 19 percent of the U.S. population, and are expected to increase grocery spending by $50 billion. How can you make sure your store has a piece of the Millennial pie? First, understand how this fickle demographic regards food, health and wellness.
You likely hear customers talking about GMOs on a daily basis. But what are they really? How are they made? Where do they come from? And are they cause for concern? Use this GMO primer to help clear the confusion.
Participation has skyrocketed in ultra-endurance activities like Tough Mudder, Spartan Race, IronMan and marathons nationwide, and with it, the desire for natural fitness enhancers. We test-drove a few of these energizers on a particularly arduous bike ride. Read how they stacked up, so you know what to stock.
The discovery of genetically engineered wheat growing near an Oregon farm has spurred a huge USDA investigation, mainstream media coverage, a loss of foreign wheat importers and something else: a re-energized non-GMO movement.
Slow Money is bringing business financing down to earth—literally. Newhope360 looks at this new form of social investing that connects small food entrepreneurs with farmers, processors, manufacturers and restaurants.