Jenna Blumenfeld

Senior Food Editor,
New Hope Natural Media
6 top beverages from Expo East 2013 
Editor Jenna Blumenfeld sipped and slurped her way through Natural Products Expo East 2013 to seek the most interesting new natural beverages. Here are some of her favorites.
USDA announces U.S.-Japan organic equivalency 
Today at Natural Products Expo East the USDA revealed a new U.S.-Japan partnership for the National Organic Program.
18 Expo East products giving back 
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.
How GMOs forced farmers onto a soil-ruining herbicide treadmill  2
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.
Can Chobani quench their GMO fire?  6
Greek yogurt maven Chobani is facing criticism by advocacy group, GMO Inside. Here's how the company is responding—and cultivating consumer trust.
5 ways to understand & attract Millennials  4
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.
What you (and your customers) should know about GMOs 
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.
Connecticut, Maine pass GMO labeling laws 
Both Connecticut and Maine have passed bills to require GMO labeling. What state will be next? And how will state labeling initiatives impact federal laws?
5 field-tested, natural fitness enhancers 10
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.
Say what? GMO wheat found in Oregon 2
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.
Rodale launches natural e-commerce website
Rodale's new website selling natural-living items reflects the growing consumer desire to live an organic life.
Danone acquires natural baby brand, Happy Family 2
Paris-based Groupe Danone recently bought Happy Family. Will the acquisition undermine the organic baby brand's values? Not a chance, says founder and CEO Shazi Visram.
Reach and educate the next generation with humor
You're likely paying attention to the Millennial demographic. But shouldn't you give some love to your future shoppers, teens and tweens? Take a cue from this clever Abe's market campaign.
How will Whole Foods Market's GMO labeling impact industry?
How will Whole Foods Market's GMO labeling impact industry?
Whole Foods' recent announcement to label GMOs excited the natural industry. During the next five years, how will the initiative affect the Non-GMO Project, and what can we expect from manufacturers?
Grow your brand with Slow Money and the Soil Trust
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.

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