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GMA et al lose bid to 'stop the clock' on Vermont GMO labeling law until lawsuit is resolved

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.

Matcha green tea market on fire, says report: ‘This is not a passing fad, but a major trend’

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”.

5 strategies to maximize snack sales

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.

Sales brokers, distributors helped startup SuperEats reach major retailers nationwide quickly

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.

Can organic feed the world?

Organic crops generally have lower yields than conventional crops – but that’s not the only way to measure their potential to feed the world.

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