U.S. soy farmers were leading a quiet revolution of sustainability long before “sustainable” became a household word, and well before its importance became clear to consumers and food industry professionals.
Company furthers its commitment to farming practices that help mitigate climate change
December 22, 2020
Danone North America, the purpose-driven food & beverage leader with a diverse portfolio of dairy and plant-based brands, continues to expand its regenerative farming program, currently the most comprehensive regenerative agriculture dairy program in the US The company unveiled today its year three results from its multi-year, multi-million-dollar soil health research program.
Using organic and non-GMO ingredients, GoodSam products are made with no added sugar and are vegan and keto-friendly
December 1, 2020
GoodSam Foods, a brand on a mission and an ally for small farms, launches a chocolate line, available exclusively at Thrive Market online. Featuring chocolate bars, chocolate chips and chocolate coated nuts, consumers are now able to indulge in a sweet treat that features taste, health and sustainability.
Top 10 growing trends based on brand exhibitors at Natural Products Expo's Spark Change
August 26, 2020
If 2020 had gone to plan, Natural Products Expo East 2020 would have been just around the corner and the NEXT team would have been presenting on the top growing and emerging trends that were unfolding on the trade show floor. Instead, we're looking to Natural Products Expo's Spark Change, which kicked off Wednesday, Aug. 26.
Certification adds further criteria to ensure soil health, animal welfare, and social fairness, making it the highest standard for organic agriculture
August 12, 2020
The Regenerative Organic Alliance (ROA), a group of experts in farming, ranching, soil health, animal welfare, and fair trade, announced that the Regenerative Organic Certified™ (ROC™) certification standard for food, fiber, and personal care products has completed its pilot phase and is now open for general certification. Additionally, the ROA is thrilled to announce the availability of the first ROC products in the marketplace.
NPC “Regenerative Agriculture” Panel to Feature General Mills, Nature’s Path, Patagonia Provisions!
August 6, 2020
Come hear Barb Stuckey, President & Chief Innovation Officer at Mattson, examine regenerative agriculture and upcycled ingredients—and how leading manufacturers now connect the dots between new product development and ingredient purchasing.
Earlier this year, Golden West Food Group led a $4 million investment for the regenerative agriculture start-up expanding its distribution nationwide
August 3, 2020
Golden West Food Group and Cooks Venture – a vertically integrated food company re-envisioning the future of agriculture – announced the closing of a $10 million Series A investment. Earlier this year, Golden West Food Group led a $4 million investment for the regenerative agriculture start-up expanding its distribution nationwide.
Yoplait is latest General Mills brand to support the company’s commitment to advance regenerative agriculture on 1 million acres of farmland
June 17, 2020
General Mills has partnered with consultants Understanding Ag and dairy cooperative Foremost Farms to pilot regenerative practices and provide support to participating dairy farmers. Implementing regenerative practices on dairy farms requires a holistic approach to managing land, cows and manure.
More processors talk farming; connect regenerative agriculture to ingredients.
June 10, 2020
Whether they were connected to corporate social responsibility or the anniversary of Earth Day, this winter and spring brought a host of manufacturer statements in support of "regenerative agriculture."
Retailer’s global and local experts forecast on-the-rise flavors, products and culinary influences
October 23, 2019
Each year, more than 50 Whole Foods Market team members including local foragers, regional and global buyers and culinary experts thoughtfully compile the report based on decades of experience and expertise in product sourcing, studying consumer preferences and participating in food and wellness industry exhibitions worldwide.