Naperville, ILThe world of natural products distributors has become more compact with the acquisition of Nature's Best by KeHE Distributors, announced formally on July 18. The pairing is said to enhance and broaden KeHE's national distribution and its expertise in the natural/organic channel.

A study being conducted by the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at the University of Texas (UT) Health Science Center at San Antonio is recruiting breast cancer survivors to learn how certain foods including herbs and spices may help reduce the risk of cancer recurrence.

Jonny Bowden

For the occasion of my first appearance in WholeFoods, I’d like to tell you a bit about me and what to expect from this column.

England—Organic crops and the foods made from them have significantly higher amounts of certain antioxidants, less frequent occurences of pesticide residue and lower levels of a toxic heavy metal than conventionally grown crops, according to the findings of a recent report. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) calls it a landmark study, and one that should settle the debate about the benefits of organic.

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has been heating up with several large transactions over the past few weeks.

As a boomer, I didn’t realize I have the millennial attitude.