5@5: Kroger's fresh store concept debuts | Country-of-origin labeling repealed

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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.

Kroger launches a new fresh food concept

Gig Harbor, Washington, will be the home of Kroger's first Main & Vine store, which will focus on fresh produce and prepared foods. The chain is keeping further details about the new concept under wraps. Read more at Cincinnati Business Courier...


USDA ends COOL enforcement with president's signature on omnibus bill

When it passed the omnibus spending bill, Congress also repealed the Country of Origin Labeling requirements for beef and pork products. Read more at Food Safety News...

British farmers are ditching the supermarkets

UK consumers are ready to cut out the middlemen, or so it seems. And farmers, too, are finding benefits in selling directly to consumers rather than being at the mercy of supermarkets. Read more at Munchies...


As Greek yogurt growth slows, Chobani turns to sriracha

Sales of Greek yogurt have finally started to slow. In an attempt to get people to eat more yogurt throughout the day, Chobani is preparing to launch a line of sweet and spicy "Flip" flavors. Read more at Buzzfeed...


Whole Foods Market responds to PR miscues

After a tough year in the court of public opinion, the retailer says it now has a team to quickly respond to media issues. Read more at the Austin Business Journal...

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