What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Well, not really. Not anymore. That may be one of the best catch phrases of all time for Las Vegas, almost to the point of being over-used. However, things have changed and that phrase no longer applies…anywhere. Here’s why:
If you’re not showing off your eco-friendly side, you may be losing customers. EcoFocus Worldwide reports that grocery shoppers are becoming increasingly concerned about the ingredients in their favorite foods.
Have you ever had one of those days when you wake up and feel refreshed and alive? Before you even step out of bed you already have a sense that it is going to be a great day. You know you have a busy day but can feel that everything is going to click from the moment you step out of bed. It's dark outside but somehow the sun is already shining for you.
In recent months, I have given extra attention to the GMO and mandatory labeling debate in a sincere attempt to have an objective understanding of the issues. Reflecting the desire of the growing number of consumers who wish to consume safe pure food, supplements, personal care and household products to protect human health and environment, the issue of labeling seems to be a straightforward one.
When I first stepped foot on the trade show floor at the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) in Nashville earlier this month, I was confused by the huge booths hosted by PepsiCo, Chick-Fil-A, Kellogg’s, Hormel and other major food brands that have traditionally not been known for nutritional value. Tim Garry of Hormel Foods explained that these classic American brands are acquiring new brands and trying deliver to consumers what they want...healthier nutrition.
It’s hard to pinpoint what the hottest news was at this year’s Natural Products Expo in Baltimore, Sept. 17 to 19. There was so much of it. Company sales like Vega had everyone buzzing. So did the latest studies, like Cheeky Monkey’s research showing that keeping children from peanuts may be causing allergies.