ProBar expanded its line of snack and meal replacement bars with new flavors, including Double Chocolate, Peanut Butter and Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip. The bars are high in nutrients, plant-based and non-GMO with ingredients like papaya, flax seeds, dry roasted peanuts, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds.
SRP $3.29

Now on offer from Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods is a line of Pearl Couscous. Available products include Whole Wheat Pearl Couscous, Natural Pearl Couscous and Tricolor Pearl Couscous (red, green and white pearls). Each of these varieties delivers at least six grams of protein per serving.

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Conventry, U.K.—Fluoride isn’t the only cavity fighter in town. According to scientists from the Athlone Institute of Technology in Ireland, digested coconut oil may act as a natural antibiotic to fight off tooth decay.

As a new manager in my 20s, I found myself responsible for a dozen inside-sales staff and a half-dozen field salespeople at the natural products distributor Stow Mills, a predecessor company to United Natural Foods. While I had worked various jobs since age 16, this was my first time managing others. The wholesale business, much like retailing, moves rapidly. The pace set by daily operations—receiving products into the warehouse, order deadlines, picking, packing, delivering on-time, in-stock, and correctly to hundreds of stores every day—is like running an Olympic 10K race all day, every day.

Even though our mothers wouldn’t let us forget it years ago, it seems Americans need to be reminded that “There are starving children in Africa!” Only 60% of the food made in the United States ever gets eaten, according to a new report from the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC). Titled Wasted: How America is Losing Up to 40 Percent of Its Food from Farm To Fork to Landfill, the report estimates the economic value of the food we throw away annually at $165 billion.