Calorie Labeling, Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, “traffic-light” calorie labeling, final guidance on its menu labeling

Calorie Labeling Reduces Calorie Consumption by 10%

New research published in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing suggests consumers may switch to a lower-calorie option when color-coded or numeric calories...
Fairway Market, Bankruptcy, Plan of Reorganization

Fairway Market Emerges from Bankruptcy With Reorganization Plan

New York, NY—On June 8, Fairway Group Holdings Corp, the parent company of Fairway Market, unanimously won the court's approval for a Plan of Reorganization. The...
Whole Foods Market

FDA Warning Letter States Whole Foods Market Failed to Address Food Safety Problems

Silver Spring, MD—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter to Austin, TX-based Whole Foods Market for not sufficiently addressing the long...
General Mills

General Mills Partners with Organic Valley

Minneapolis, MN—General Mills announced last week that it entered into a strategic sourcing partnership with Organic Valley, the largest U.S. organic cooperative. This partnership...
grocery briefs

Grocery Briefs: July 2016

A Greener World, based in Redmond, OR, launched a new non-genetically engineered label: Certified Non-GE by AGW. Developed in response to demand from retailers,...
Once Again Nut Butter

Once Again Nut Butter Opens New Manufacturing Plant

Nunda, NY— Once Again Nut Butter, based here, has opened a new state-of-the-art 37,000-ft² manufacturing plant, a $13-million expansion project. The project will add 15 new jobs...

First Program Certifying Products in Transition to Organic

San Diego, CA—QAI, Inc., an NSF International company based here, has launched a new certification program called Certified Transitional, which recognizes and identifies, with...

Increase Sales With 7 Simple Organic Product Merchandising Strategies

Total store mainstream sales are up +1.9%—effectively flat across all departments. Meanwhile, organic product sales are up in the high double digits in every...
grocery briefs

Grocery Briefs: June 2016

Mom Made Foods, Alexandria, VA, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. CEO Heather Stouffer created this healthy store-bought alternative to a home-cooked meal after being...

FDA Affirms KIND’s Use of Term “Healthy” on Labels

On May 10, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a statement in which it officially allowed KIND, LLC to use the term...

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