A federal court has rejected an attempt by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and other trade associations to prevent the state of Vermont from implementing its controversial GMO labeling law until litigation over the legislation has been resolved.
US retail sales of Matcha green tea powder surged 54.9%* in 2014, while sales of ready-to-drink products leaped up $253.1% (albeit from a small base), reveals a new report arguing that the bright green, nutrient-packed tea is “not a passing fad, but a major trend with long term viability”.
Sales of snacks are poised for significant growth in the U.S. in the next five years, but for the category to reach its full potential, manufacturers need to go beyond new product launches to fully exploit all opportunities for growth, according to a sales and marketing analyst.
Outsourcing sales and partnering with large distributors from the beginning helped propel the two-man startup SuperEats’ Kale + Chia Chips into large retailers nationwide within two years of the snack’s inception.
Organic crops generally have lower yields than conventional crops – but that’s not the only way to measure their potential to feed the world.