5@5: WhiteWave boosts yogurt line with Wallaby Yogurt buy | Study: Food ethics affect taste perceptions

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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.

WhiteWave acquires Wallaby Yogurt for $125 million

The Denver-based natural and organic food company gobbled up the California-based maker of Australian- and Greek-style yogurts. Read more at Denver Post...

 

Organic and fair trade foods might be tricking you into thinking they taste better

In a study published in the journal Appetite, consumers scored identical foods as tastier when they were told that the product was ethically produced. Read more at Munchies...

Different options for national GMO labeling

Joel Warady, chief sales and marketing officer of Enjoy Life Foods, may be a bit of a contrarian when it comes to the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act: “I think we differ a little bit from some of our natural brethren out there in that we think having state-by-state laws is nothing but problematic," he says. Read more at Food Business News...

 

Coca-Cola near deal for organic juice company Suja: sources

As soda sales suffer, sources say Coke is nearing a deal to buy a minority stake in Suja. Read more at Reuters...

 

Pepsi starts shipping aspartame-free soda

The new diet soda, sweetened with sucralose and acesulfame potassium, will be in stores nationwide by next week. Read more at the Wall Street Journal...

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