Whole Foods Market announced that it has launched the Whole Kids Foundation, a charitable organization that will provide children with access to healthy food choices through partnerships with schools, educators and organizations.
Avado Organics, a maker of natural skin care products, has teamed up with Nutritional Products International, which provides brands with sales and distribution services, to distribute its product across the United States.
Joshua Tree Skin Care, a maker of organic and natural personal care products, has named Bryan Pappas national sales manager, focusing on national grocery and retailer department store chains, as well as national outdoor retailers.
Whole Foods Market is celebrating Earth Month by focusing on educating consumers on its organic body care guidelines, eco-friendly packaging efforts and the evaluated ingredients in premium body care products through its Be Good to Your Whole Body campaign.
One Natural Experience said its O.N.E. coconut water brand has received certification from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, declaring its 11.2-oz. and 1-liter pure coconut water offerings as 100% organic.
Whole Foods Market’s first-quarter net income surged 79% to $88.7 million, on an increase in customer visits and a rise in average transactions. The natural and organic foods grocer raised 2011 profit outlook on its strong results, which beat expectations.