June 10, 2014

Annie's, a natural and organic food company, announced four new products to its Bernie's Farm product line, which feature barnyard shapes.

May 15, 2014

A new survey from the Organic Trade Association reveals that Americans are hungry for more organic products, with sales of such products in the United States leaping to $35.1 billion in 2013, which represents a 11.5% increase from the previous year.

April 23, 2014

Kroger on Wednesday announced that its Fry's Marketplace in Phoenix is the company's 500th location to earn the Energy Star designation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Energy.

March 25, 2014

Cumberland Packing Corp.'s In the Raw sweetener brand announced Sugar in the Raw Organic White, an organic, unbleached cane sugar.

March 12, 2014

Ahold USA announced that its private-label teas now feature the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal, and that its private-label coffees are UTZ Certified. The announcement is part of an ongoing effort to be a responsible retailer, the company said.

March 12, 2014

Grocer H-E-B has introduced in March its own line of organic products that focus on everyday pantry staples such as canned tomatoes and vegetables, cereal, crackers, fruit and specialty spreads and coffee.

March 11, 2014

The Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors Association has announced a new partnership with NSF International, which will provide ICMAD members with access to the recently launched NSF Cosmetics and Personal Care Program.

February 14, 2014

Global public health organization NSF International has launched the NSF Cosmetics and Personal Care Program to provide auditing, training, product testing, claim substantiation and certification services to enable manufacturers to improve the quality and safety of their products, and retailers to strengthen the oversight of their cosmetic and personal care suppliers, the organization announced on Friday.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

December 13, 2012

Kashi, the natural food and lifestyle company, has introduced two USDA Certified organic cereals — Kashi Berry Fruitful and Kashi Black Berry Hills, both of which combine real organic fruit and whole grains.

September 24, 2012

Kroger has introduced a new private-label brand that's designed to take the guesswork out of food selection by providing shoppers with access to nearly 250 "honest, easy and affordable items for simply better living."

May 14, 2012

Nourish by Sensible Organics, an organic beauty and personal care brand that launches this month exclusively at Whole Foods Market nationwide, has signed actress Christine Taylor to be its national brand ambassador.

March 7, 2012

The Natural Products Association is celebrating the 800th certification of products and ingredients under the organization's Natural Seal program.

September 27, 2011

Mars Chocolate and Fairtrade International will introduce the first Fairtrade-labeled Mars product.

July 13, 2011

The Hain Celestial Group, a maker of natural and organic personal care products, has announced its transition to the NSF/ANSI 305 Standard for Personal Care Products Containing Organic Ingredients.

May 10, 2011

Organic baby brand Green Babies has teamed up with manufacturer MZB Accessories to introduce its baby body care line at Whole Foods Markets throughout the Northeast region.

March 10, 2011

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.