Covering the Natural, Organic, Sustainable, & Healthy Food Industry
Safe and Fair is expanding its purview beyond snacks to make mealtime and parties better for consumers with allergies.
Aaron Gailmor is the founder and CEO of Brass Roots, a puff snack brand from New Orleans. The mission-based company has developed high protein salty snacks for young parents that can feel good about sharing it with their kids.
Former Anheuser-Busch InBev chief marketing officer Miguel Patricio has been tapped to lead The Kraft Heinz Company as its next CEO. Patricio, who will supplant outgoing Kraft Heinz CEO Bernardo Hees on July 1, 2019, spent about two decades with A-B InBev.
In the rapidly evolving industry of better-for-you food, companies must always be ready to embrace change or risk being left behind. And regardless of company size, those shifts can cause growing pains or result in turmoil if not handled with care. At NOSH Live Summer 2019 Jane Miller, the CEO of Lily’s Sweets, will equip attendees with ways to manage that change, whether that’s dealing with downsizing or rapid growth.
Despite its long association with diet food, two legacy dairy brands think cottage cheese is ready for a comeback. To modernize the snack, they’re looking to non-traditional, savory flavors.
In the land of the cannabis entrepreneur, the size of the approach varies wildly, with play ranging from small providers to industrial operations. Michael Hayford, the CEO of Lighthouse Strategies — the company behind Cannabiniers — will be joining the Cannabis Forum, Presented by BevNET and NOSH, to speak about an operation of audacious size.
Plant-based protein, dairy’s efforts to regain relevance, and the continued ascent of CBD and hemp were a few of the major trends to emerge from Natural Products Expo West 2019, according to a show recap presented yesterday by market research group SPINS.
Just over a month after taking a stake in Uplift Foods, Mondelēz announced today its second investment in Hu Master Holdings, the parent company of both CPG brand Hu Products and fast-casual restaurant concept Hu Kitchen. Hu Chairman and Co-Founder Jason Karp told NOSH the investment will allow the emerging brand to scale and increase accessibility of its products.
Back to the Roots this week announced the launch of its Organic Hemp Starter Grow Kit. The kit allows consumers to grow five hemp plants that can be used to produce hemp oil, hemp tea or hemp hearts.
Brenden Schaefer is the Founder & CEO of Bright Foods, a line of refrigerated bars made with whole organic fruits and vegetables, adaptogens, probiotics and prebiotics. The brand’s clean label, vegan and gluten-free HPP products launched less than a year ago in Whole Foods.
Clayton Christopher, the founder of Sweet Leaf Tea and Deep Eddy Vodka, told BevNET that he’d left an active role within the CAVU organization earlier this year, although he is continuing to work as a board member and advisor to the brands in his portfolio from CAVU’s first two investment pools.
Organic food producer Tessemae’s is ready to move on to the next stage — a warmer one. Today the brand announced it will begin selling shelf-stable products with the launch of Tessemae’s Pantry, a new line of salad dressings. The company is also reformulating its condiments line to be shelf-stable.
Conagra, America’s fourth-largest food company, revealed upcoming product innovations, homing in on healthy and sustainable solutions for snacking and mealtime.
The NOSH Live Summer 2019 audience will learn how to break through the digital clutter and resonate with consumers that are increasingly turning to e-commerce. Guided by Arthur Sevilla, Pinterest’s Head of CPG Strategy, conference attendees will explore how they can go beyond a simple transaction and create authentic experiences that engage inspired buyers.
Los Angeles-based private equity firm Butterfly signed a definitive agreement today to acquire Bolthouse Farms from Campbell Soup Company for $510 million in cash — roughly $1 billion less than what the soup conglomerate paid when it acquired the 104-year-old food and beverage brand in 2012.