5@5: U.S. non-GMO food sales reportedly reach $200B | SunOpta acquires organic fruit snack maker

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Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top natural news headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news.

U.S. non-GMO sales reach $200B

Packaged Facts estimated non-GMO food and beverage sales worldwide in 2014 at $550 billion, with 36 percent of that coming from the U.S. Read more at Specialty Food News...


SunOpta acquires Niagara Natural for $6.7M

Niagara Natural Fruit Snack Company Inc. manufacturers non-GMO and organic fruit snacks and will extend SunOpta's market presence in healthy snacks. Read more at Bakery and Snacks...

To cut food waste, Spain's solidarity fridge supplies endless leftovers

In April, the town of Galdakao, Spain, established a communal refrigerator that anyone can deposit food into, or take food out of. Is this interesting project a scalable way to cut food waste? Read more at NPR...


Is this weird vegetable part going to be the next kale?

Most people compost or throw away the leaves around broccoli crowns, but a California produce company thinks the mild-tasting "BroccoLeaf" could be the next big trend. Read more at Fast Company...


Target wants to get into the grocery delivery business

During the retailer's vendor summit, the Target chief marketing officer said it plans to start testing delivery "in the very near future." Read more at Consumerist...

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