October 23, 2013

To assist CPG manufacturers and retailers in generating new levels of growth through a better understanding of these shopper needs, Information Resources joined forces with SPINS to create SPINS NaturaLink, a new segmentation of the total U.S. population, which focuses on how shoppers think about, purchase and use natural/organic/ecofriendly products, the two firms announced Tuesday.

October 11, 2013

Organic Doctor, a naturally inspired skin care line in the U.K., is now available exclusively at Vitamin World stores in the U.S. — marking the first time that the retailer has carried a line of personal care items.

October 7, 2013

Peapod is offering customers in the Chicago area organic produce from a local, indoor urban farming company, shortly after its announcement of a new pickup location near the city.

September 24, 2013

Suja Co., known for its fresh fruit and vegetable juices, is extending into the fresh smoothie category with the introduction of Suja Elements.

August 20, 2013

Coldstream Naturals has unveiled four new USDA-certified organic and GMO-free oral care products, making it the only marketer of certified organic oral care products in the United States, the company stated.

August 19, 2013

Natural hair care line NATU has announced that its entire line will be available in selected Whole Foods Market retail stores throughout the New England region — Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, as of early September.

August 14, 2013

Global skin care brand Beiersdorf, whose brands include Nivea and Eurcerin, reported that, for the first half of 2013, it continued to progress well with solid sales growth in both business segments — Consumer and tesa.

July 19, 2013

For the second year in a row, online grocer Peapod is working with a Wisconsin farm to deliver organic and heirloom vegetables to customers in the Chicago area.

June 20, 2013

A maker of bathing products for pets has expanded its line to Target stores around the country.

June 7, 2013

Target is offering new natural and organic food products as part of its Simply Balanced private label, according to published reports.

May 30, 2013

Denver-based organic soda company Oogave has begun distribution of its new all-natural diet soda line, Loca, through Fresh Market stores and Whole Foods Northern California. The company also continues to expand the distribution of its original Oogave soda line through Super Target stores nationwide.

May 28, 2013

Campbell Soup Co. announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Plum Organics, a provider of premium organic foods and snacks that serve the nutritional needs of babies, toddlers and children.

May 21, 2013

Evol Foods is marketing its line of natural and organic frozen meals and snacks through Target stores around the country, the company said Tuesday.

May 16, 2013

Information Resources Inc. and SPINS announced the integration of SPINS’ natural/organic food segmentation and industry expertise with IRi’s Consumer Network household panel.

May 10, 2013

Inventure Foods, a leading specialty food marketer and manufacturer, has received certification from the Gluten-Free Certification Organization for its Boulder Canyon natural foods products and manufacturing facilities in Bluffton, Ind., and Goodyear, Ariz., the company stated.

April 25, 2013

NEW YORK — Colgate announced on Thursday that North American net sales rose 5.5% as new product launches, such as Colgate Optic White mouthwash, helped drive volume growth and market share gains in the United States.

North America, which accounts for 18% of company sales, posted a net sales increase of 5.5%. Organic sales also rose 5.5% during the quarter.

April 15, 2013

A majority of surveyed adults in the United States regards organic as an excuse to charge more for food, according to a new study.

April 5, 2013

A study conducted in mid-January by the Organic Trade Association shows U.S. families are increasingly embracing organic products when they shop. The study also showed increased trust in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Organic seal to properly label organic products.

April 3, 2013

Whole Foods Market stores in four new regions now carry Geodeo Natural Deodorant Plus, a natural deodorant that is designed to help fight daily buildup of impurities with its detox complex.

April 3, 2013

Goddess Garden Organics — the makers of organic sunscreens for adults, kids and babies — has debuted a Continuous Spray Natural Sunscreen, which, according to the company, is the only all-natural, chemical-free continuous spray sunscreen on the market today.

March 15, 2013

The Hain Celestial Group, a maker of natural and organic products, debuted at Natural Products Expo West a slew of new products, including new personal care items.

March 4, 2013

Stonyfield recently launched two drinkable yogurts just for kids, each made with real organic fruit and vegetable purees: Strawbana and Very Berry.

January 25, 2013

Global beauty company Beiersdorf — whose brands include Nivea, Eucerin and La Prairie — reported that it saw “consistent growth in 2012.”

January 14, 2013

A company that manufactures, distributes and imports candy has introduced a new organic product line.