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Natural Food Expo: Consumers Demand Healthy Convenience

The food industry’s revenue growth is now being driven by a consumer mega-shift from fast foods to healthy convenience food.
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Honest Tea Increases Organic Purchases and Fair Trade Premiums

Honest Tea increase organic ingredient purchases by 13 percent, and increased its Fair Trade premiums by 19 percent.
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Target Puts Bullseye on Your Organic Food Dollar

Target's Simply Balanced collection, scheduled for a full rollout next month, will have an assortment of about 250 products. Nearly half of the…
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Consumers Increasingly Skeptical of Green Products? Maybe Not.

While a new GfK study shows a pushback among consumers when it comes to paying premium for green products, empirical data shows a…
Growing Green – and Community – in DC

Growing Green – and Community – in DC

From (a)pples to(Z)ipcars, the Washington, DC metro area has been experiencing a “green” transformation. With the upcoming DC Green Festival now in its…
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Food: “As Close as You Can Get to Someone Without Having Sex With Them”

“I don’t think anyone has ever cooked on the TED stage before,” said Bi-Rite Market founder Sam Mogannam, standing before a cart overflowing with…
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Spanish Researchers Find Organic Tomatoes Have More Nutrients

The debate about whether organic food has more nutrients might be finally settled, at least in the case of tomatoes.
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Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value: The Good, The Bad, and The Questionable

What's behind Whole Foods' 365 Every Day Value Label? Can you trust it?
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Farmers Sue Monsanto Over GMO Patents

A group of 83 farmers, representing, non-GMO seed producers are suing the biotech giant Monsanto in an effort to get them to stop…

China’s Organic Food Market Grows Even as Consumer Confidence Wanes

I’m always happy to read about eco-news and especially around the holidays, good news just seems to sound better. You would hardly think to…

The Organic Obstruction: Roadblocks to Gains in Organic Farming

3p is proud to partner with the Presidio Graduate School’s Managerial Marketing course on a blogging series about “sustainable marketing.” This post is…
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Sustainability Campaign Could Learn From Organic Movement’s Shortcomings

This post examines the shortcomings of the organic food movement, such as making it more accessible and fun, and compares it to the…
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Three Ways to Increase Organic Food Distribution

By Derek Singleton Over the last couple of decades, the organic food industry has grown by leaps and bounds. According to a survey…

Organic Poultry Contains Dramatically Fewer Drug Resistant Bacteria

Results of a new study shows that poultry raised on farms that have moved from conventional to organic practices and have stopped using…
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Boosting Organic Food in Indonesia

Indonesia Organic is a business based on social and non-profit entrepreneurship. The idea behind it is to centralize agriculture sales for small farmers, so buyers have…