Grocery Briefs: June 2016

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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 unable to find one for her kids. Since that time, Mom Made Foods has become available nationwide in major retailers.

Hershey Co. purchased Ripple Brand Collective LLC, Congers, NY, maker of barkTHINS, which is expected to pull in $65–75 million in sales this year.

Richmond, BC, Canada-based Nature’s Path announced that its Blaine, WA and Delta, BC, Canada facilities have been certified at the Gold Level by the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council.

Published in WholeFoods Magazine June 2016