Grocery Briefs: April 2016


Ella’s Kitchen, a brand of Hain Celestial Group, based in Boulder, CO, has achieved B Corp certification. This coincides with the company’s 10-year anniversary. “It is a privilege to be part of a movement of businesses with a shared mission to transform the global economy for the better,” says Paul Lindley, chairman and founder of Ella’s Kitchen, “We are incredibly proud of how far we have come over the past 10 years and grateful to our loyal base of customers who have helped their children to develop a positive, healthy relationship with food.”
Dean’s Natural Food Market is opening a fourth location in Chester, NJ. The new location will open this summer and will adhere to the chain’s strict quality standards and non-GMO policy, with a 100% organic produce section. “We are excited to share our mission of contributing to the betterment of our communities and our planet with the people in and around the area of Chester,” says Dean Nelson, the store’s owner and founder. “We will allow our roots to grow deep into the community and serve our new friends with pride and respect. We will create new jobs and allow our teams to grow personally and professionally. We will honor all those who we serve.”

Published in WholeFoods Magazine April 2016