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Danone Acquires WhiteWave, Boosting Presence in the U.S. Organics Market

WhiteWave, best known for its Silk brand of non-dairy beverages, Earthbound Farms salad mixes and Horizon organic milk, offers Danone an opportunity to…

Kashi Furthers the Organic Movement with Certified Transitional Product

Kashi’s new Dark Cocoa Karma Shredded Wheat Biscuits feature Certified Transitional ingredients that help increase access to organic foods.

The Shrinking Price-Gap Between Organics and Conventional Food

Overall, organics are still far more expensive than conventionally-produced foods, but the gap is narrowing, according to data from the USDA.

Kashi Launches Transitional Ag Protocol to Boost Organic Farming

This week, Kashi announced a “certified transitional” standard to recognize “organics in training" in order to help farmers financially as they switch from…

Organic Meat and Eggs Could Soon Be Even Better

Did you know that current organic standards include few protections for animals? The USDA just released new standards for organic livestock that could…

Costco Moves Into Organic Investments to Ensure Supply

The idea is this: If Costco can invest in producers to help them transition to organic, then the retailer can rely on them…

Study: Organic Can Feed the World Sustainably

Organic food can fulfill the world's food needs while providing huge environmental, social and health benefits, two researchers determined after reviewing 40 years…

The Challenges to Expanding Organic Cotton

Non-organic cotton’s impact on the environment is huge, which is why many say it may be the most important product to buy organic.…

Gatorade Goes Organic, Responds to Consumer Demand for Non-GMOs

Is the reformulation of the often celebrity-endorsed, sugary, neon sports drink enough to sway consumer consumption?

Small Farm Tech: Food’s Past and Future at Work

Small organic farms are becoming tech-savvy. These tools and innovations could be the difference between feast and famine as the global population grows.

Saving Basmati and Other Endangered Grains

If you think you're buying basmati rice, think again. "Most of the rice sold as basmati in the United States is not the…

Honest Tea: It Ain’t Easy Being Mission-Based

Honest Tea, based in Bethesda, Maryland, recently issued its annual sustainability report, touting the achievements and challenges faced by the 17-year-old tea and…

McDonald’s Serves Up Its First 100% Organic Hamburger

The “McB,” McDonald’s first 100% organic beef burger, is coming to a store near you--if you happen to be in Germany and Austria…

Kroger Takes a Bite of the Organic Market, Whole Foods Downsizes

Whole Foods stocks have declined in recent years. The company is fighting back with a new, leaner prototype of its brand, due to…

General Mills Invests $50,000 in Prairie Organic Grain Initiative

General Mills announced earlier this month that it is investing $50,000 in the Canada-based Prairie Organic Grain Initiative, a multi-year program with the…