Sophie's Kitchen vegan seafood products are quick, easy, convenient and delicious. Use them as you would seafood and in your own favorite recipes. Sophie’s is versatile as an appetizer, entrée, on top of a salad, in
tacos, soup, pasta, pasta sauce, and more...

Below is a popular way to serve Sophie's Vegan Crab Cakes.

Sophie's Kitchen vegan seafood products are quick, easy, convenient and delicious. Use them as you would seafood and in your own favorite recipes. Sophie’s is versatile as an appetizer, entrée, on top of a salad, in
tacos, soup, pasta, pasta sauce, and more...

Below is a unique way to prepare Sophie's Vegan Prawns.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a new requirement for certifying agencies under the National Organic Program (NOP). Agencies must now annually test for non-organic residue in samples from at least 5% of the organic farms and processors they certify. The requirement went into effect on January 1, 2013.

Ithaca, NY—Learning that a product is certified organic may leave many consumers feeling a bit conflicted. New research, conducted by researchers from Cornell University and University of Michigan and published in the journal Appetite, shows that some groups of consumers acknowledge the “good” that organics provide while simultaneously holding a bias against them when it comes to taste and other qualities.

The financial figures are getting more and more impressive. Private label food and beverage sales surpassed $98 billion in the United States in 2011, according to Packaged Facts (1). That accounts for 17.6% of total food and beverage sales.

Without question, preferences in the dessert category follow  the flavor trends and movements taking place in the food industry at large. Savory, for some, is the new sweet, while others look to get creative by cooking up some sweet concoctions for themselves.

While some retail sectors are making the best of stagnant or declining sales, the natural/organic industry is a standout. Natural and organic products retailers hold a unique place in the lives of consumers. Even if shoppers have less financial security than they did in years past, there’s no lack of enthusiasm and loyalty when it comes to the natural and organic products they depend on to lead healthy lives.

Marley Coffee now offers Marley Coffee RealCup, compatible cartridges for use in most models of the Keurig-brand K-Cup brewing system. Also available are whole bean and ground coffee, with some varieties being 100% organic coffee. Coffee includes Jamaican Blue Mountain, Lively Up! Espresso, Mystic Morning, and One Love Ethiopia Yirgacheff, among others.