Industry quotes of the month

Steve DemosOn Organics
"We're an easy target. We don't have a voice and we argue in public. We need to grow up or we'll be beaten up. We are not a niche — we are mainstream and we need to act and think that way."

— Steve Demos, founder and former president of White Wave, at The Organic Summit in Boulder, Colorado

"'We need to expand the organics conversation — educate, collaborate, communicate, innovate and rejuvenate. Let's re-seed, re-soil and re-soul."

— Walter Robb, co-president and chief operating officer of Whole Foods Market, at The Organic Summit

On Supply
"I predict 2007 will be a landmark year for dietary supplements. Triggers are AER, GMPs, globalization and food safety — food safety and globalization issues are happening at the same time."

— Loren Israelsen, United Natural Products Alliance,at the NBJ/Newport Summit

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