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From an Indian-inspired condiment maker getting into more doors with a new product, to a chickpea snack producer growing its distribution with a familiar flavor, here’s your latest in natural distribution news.
Leigh and Bill Keith, the co-founders of Perfect Bar, on the story, strategy and secrets behind the brand’s 13-year ‘overnight success’; the habits of Health-Ade: Daina Trout, the co-founder and CEO of the fast-growing kombucha brand, on routines that have supported the brand’s growth and helped avoid costly missteps
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The Hispanic community spends more than $94.7 billion on CPG products annually and is overall the most interested in the food sector, making them one of the most sought-after ethnic groups in the retail grocery market, according to consumer research insights group IRI.
Whether it’s artisanal cheese or lab grown steaks, consumers are paying attention to where their food comes from and how it’s made — and the industry is taking note. Here’s the news you need to know about new categories, new growth and new endeavors in the natural food industry.
Last week artisanal pasta company Sfoglini announced the close of a $2.5 million round of funding. Investment group Almanac Insights led the round, with Fresh Source Capital and several individual investors taking part.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it has expanded its list of approved dietary fibers that can be listed on the updated Nutrition Facts panel.
Large CPG brands are taking note of changing consumer preferences and realizing to stay relevant, they have to evolve. One big company making major changes is Tyson Foods. Long known as a poultry producer, Tyson has taken steps to shift towards protein as a whole, rather then betting the farm on one species.
Plant-protein based beverage and bar brand Only What You Need (OWYN) has announced a partnership with L.A. Libations, the Coke-aligned beverage incubator, as it attempts to become a platform brand
During a Bootcamp session that kicked off NOSH Live Summer 2018, Craig shared with the audience some of the essential characteristics — in the products and the people — that he looks for before backing any early stage brand.
The inside story on unconventional brand Death Wish Coffee and how it built a thriving direct-to-consumer business; the founders of fast-growing pancake mix brand Birch Benders explain when to trust instinct over data and why it’s important to “get a little over your head sometimes.”
This month McConnell’s launched a line of dairy-free “ice cream” made from a proprietary blend of micronized pea protein.
From brands expanding into new categories to meal kits entering new retail channels, here is the natural food news you need to know from this week.
From a premium chip maker to a fig-filled cookie brand, here are some of the latest redesigns and rebrands in the natural snack set.