5@5: Boulder a hotbed for natural food deals | Organic meat, milk and omega-3s

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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.

Boulder County's hallowed natural food companies are officially in Wall Street's sights

With recent sales of natural food companies delivering impressive returns for investors, Boulder—the hub of the natural and organic food scene—is becoming a hotbed for deals, too. Read more at the Daily Camera...


Organic meat and milk higher in healthful fatty acids

A new meta-analysis published in The British Journal of Nutrition (and funded by the European Commission and a British charity that supports organic research) found differences in the omega-3 fatty acid content of some organic and conventional meats and milk. The researchers say that has everything to do with what the animals are fed. Read more at Daily Mail...

A new way to save the bees: Have them deliver natural pesticides to crops

Instead of killing the bees with pesticides, researchers in Canada and Europe propose entomovectoring, a technology that would use bees to deliver a naturally occurring pest-killing fungus directly to plants. Read more at Take Part...

To trim costs, Whole Foods pares in-store, regional autonomy

Centralizing and streamlining are two words on the retailer's mind as it looks for ways to remedy slowing profit growth in the face of increasing competition from conventional grocers. But, as a retailer known for providing regional products, it must proceed with caution. Read more at Denver Post...


The 'trickery' used to deceive Australian shoppers

Big Food companies are gaming Australia's Health Star Rating system with deceiving marketing, according to consumer group CHOICE. Read more at The New Daily...

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