5@5: Kale seeds in short supply? | India now has a completely organic state

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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.

Kale's popularity may be outstripping seed supply

Apparently, kale became too popular for it's own good. Farmers report having trouble finding enough seeds to keep up with demand, and seed prices are "through the roof," according to one grower. But demand may be starting to level out. Read more at CBS News...


In a corner of the Himalayas, India now has its first organic state

It's been more than 10 years since the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim vowed to ban pesticides and fertilizers, and it achieved full organic status at the end of December. Read more at Quartz India...

2016 ingredient trends to watch for food, drinks and dietary supplements: Algae

Culinary algae suppliers are reporting an increasing number of partnerships to incorporate it into food products like beverages, sports nutrition products, cereals and bars. Read more at Nutritional Outlook...


Fresh, local, on-demand and cheap: A Brazilian recipe for change

Startup Tribo Viva connects consumers in Porto Alegre with local organic farmers to offer organic produce cheaper than in stores. Read more at Modern Farmer...


Meet the cast of Survivor: Koah Rong

Bet you didn't see this one coming. Neal Gottlieb, one of the founder of Three Twins ice cream, will appear in the new season of Survivor, which premieres Wednesday, Feb. 17. Read more at CBS...

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