Nutrition Business Journal

Retailers Jockey for Position in Natural Products

Demand for local foods skyrockets in wake of pet product poisoning.

The past year has seen a dramatic expansion in the number of retailers emerging as serious players in the natural and organic product industry, responding to growing consumer demand for healthy foods, supplements, pet products and personal care items.

Major grocery chains, seeking to recapture sales lost to Whole Foods and Wild Oats, are opening new formats devoted to healthy products. Natural and organic products are gobbling up larger percentages of floor space at Wal-Mart Supercen

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