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Convenience Drives New Organic Product Trends at California’s Expo West

Convenience Drives New Organic Product Trends at California’s Expo West
Fri, 21/04/17 - 10:00
By Kat Schuett


From the multi-tasking mom to the time-crunched professional—today’s organic consumer is looking for conscious convenience. They want to grab and go without going off their diet and satisfy their cravings without sacrificing their principals or health. With al
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Organic Baby Products Developed to Meet Needs of Today’s Conscious Parents

Organic Baby Products Developed to Meet Needs of Today’s Conscious Parents
Tue, 14/06/16 - 07:05
By Kat Schuett


It’s 2 a.m. and a mother is up feeding her baby while simultaneously researching blogs, articles, posts, tweets and podcasts on her smart phone to help her decide what is best for her baby. This is the age of the über-informed parent. Unlike parents of the p
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Ocean’s Halo Seaweed Chips: Snacking Goes Green

Ocean’s Halo Seaweed Chips: Snacking Goes Green
Mon, 06/10/14 - 15:16
By Kat Schuett


What do you get when you take seaweed, one of the world’s most sustainable superfoods, and cross it with one of the most popular snack foods, the chip? A tasty “green” snack…literally and figuratively… that is as good for the planet as it i
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Top Ten New Product Trends at Expo East

Top Ten New Product Trends at Expo East
Fri, 03/10/14 - 14:01
By Kat Schuett


There was certainly no lack of innovation at the 29th Natural Products Expo East, held in Baltimore, Maryland September 17-20. The United States’ second largest, organic and healthy products event brought together more new exhibitors and new products than ever befor
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Sustainable Brands Give New Meaning to “Waste”

Sustainable Brands Give New Meaning to “Waste”
Tue, 04/02/14 - 05:28
By Kat Schuett


Although the word “sustainability” doesn’t include the letters “re,” this combo is a critical part of its core meaning, from recycling and reusing, to inspiring us to rethink every step of how we do business. The theme for the Sustainable Br
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America’s GMO Awakening

America’s GMO Awakening
Sun, 02/02/14 - 19:25
By Kat Schuett


For years Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) have been quietly mixed into the US conventional food supply at alarming rates, their existence unknown to most consumers. 2013, however, marked a monumental year when mainstream Americans began to literally wake up and look
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A Fresh New Idea That Can Prevent Food Waste and Help Feed the World

A Fresh New Idea That Can Prevent Food Waste and Help Feed the World
Mon, 16/12/13 - 07:42
By Kat Schuett


While the world is worrying about how it will feed the projected global population of over 9 billion people in 2050, there is an important question to address first: how can we stop wasting the food we are already producing? Over a quarter of the world’s food goes
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Conscious Capitalism Theme at Natural Products Expo East

Conscious Capitalism Theme at Natural Products Expo East
Fri, 15/11/13 - 20:51
By Kat Schuett


With heated GMO labeling debates headlining mainstream media in the United States, American consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about conventional food practices and are seeking organic and natural options more than ever before. This consumer awakening has drive
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The NEXT Big Thing For the Natural Products Industry

The NEXT Big Thing For the Natural Products Industry
Wed, 13/11/13 - 23:14
By Kat Schuett


Launching a new product in the natural and organic market has it’s own unique set of questions such as: How do you know what superfood trends to jump into, or which ones are already saturated? Where can you find an organic, glutenfree, non-GMO verified co-packer? Ho
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Stop Biotech Bullying and Demand Transparency

Stop Biotech Bullying and Demand Transparency
Fri, 30/08/13 - 08:59
By Kat Schuett


“Secrecy” and “democracy” are not words that usually belong together—especially when it comes to determining rules that will govern the future of our global food system and set regulations for health and safety. Over the past few years, howe
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Finally, a range of Ice Cream Alternatives

Finally, a range of Ice Cream Alternatives
Sat, 27/04/13 - 04:40
By Kat Schuett


On a summer day there is nothing like a cool, creamy treat to beat the heat. But for vegans or those who were cursed with lactose intolerance (such as myself), ice cream has been but a dream. Even for those who can have dairy, the cold reality is that if you w
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Vivaness presents what’s hot in personal care

Vivaness presents what’s hot in personal care
Thu, 25/04/13 - 02:56
By Kat Schuett


It used to be that if you wanted natural or organic personal care, you had to give up a certain degree of functionality. This is no longer the case. The new generation of personal care products—debuted February 13-16 at the Vivaness show, running parallel to Bi
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The organic market baby boom: Parents drive dramatic growth & innovation in U.S. market

The organic market baby boom: Parents drive dramatic growth & innovation in U.S. market
Thu, 25/04/13 - 00:04
By Kat Schuett


Parenthood often includes a lot of firsts…first steps, first words, and for the parent, it’s often the first time they start buying organic. As parents learn more about toxins in our food and environment, they are increasingly looking to organic as a way to p
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Fruit d’Or launches Cran Naturelle and calls for standards

Fruit d’Or launches Cran Naturelle and calls for standards
Tue, 23/04/13 - 11:52
By Kat Schuett


Numerous studies have shown that proanthocyanidins (PACs), a phytochemical found in cranberries, prevent maladies ranging from urinary tract infections (UTIs) to stomach ulcers and even periodontal disease. But not all cranberry supplements pack equally potent amount of
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Proposition 37: Lesson Learned and What’s Next for the GMO Labeling Movement

Proposition 37: Lesson Learned and What’s Next for the GMO Labeling Movement
Sat, 09/02/13 - 10:15
By Kat Schuett


For months leading up to the 2012 U.S. election, I traveled throughout the state of California in a Volkswagen campervan wrapped in the Proposition 37 “Right to Know” logo, rallying support for mandatory labeling of genetically engineered foods, or genetically
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