With the total retail value of all hemp products sold in the U.S. exceeding $620 million in 2014, the Hemp Industry Association (HIA) and Vote Hemp will look to use the sixth annual Hemp History Week as an opportunity to grow and promote the hemp industry.
Washington, D.C.— Results recently released by the National Consumers League(NCL) have shown that six out of 11 olive oils tested failed to meet International Oil Council(IOC) standards of extra virgin quality.
The raw foods category has enjoyed popularity in the natural products industry for quite some time, but some of its most prominent companies are coming together to take it in an exciting new direction, working together to create a set of uniform standards and trade association.
From the time personal trainer Michelle Homrich was a part-time employee at Warren Nutrition of Grand Rapids, MI, she felt a strong connection to the store. "It was a win-win situation for me," she states. "I was able to learn more about nutrition and help other people at the same time...I still do personal training on the side, but I just love the nutrition part of it."