5@5: KIND cuts added sugar | Who will help Target scale its fresh food business?

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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.

KIND to reduce added sugar across fruit & nut line as part of ongoing commitment to nutrition and taste

New recipes will cut added sugar in seven flavors by 15 to 50 percent, the company says, by swapping out sweetened fruit for unsweetened fruit and reducing sugar in the yogurt coating, for example. Read more at Vending Market Watch...


Exclusive: Target considers outside help for fresh food business

The retailer is considering working with partners that have existing infrastructure to store and ship products to its stores. Its fresh food supply chain is a patchwork system and isn't reliable in many parts of the country, leading to shortages on store shelves, execs say. Read more at Reuters...

Advisory board approves Organic Trade Association petitions to tighten, improve standards

Following the National Organic Standards Board meeting last week, 11 materials will be recommended to the National Organic Program for removal from the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances. Among those materials are lignin sulfonate, non-organic dill weed oil and non-organic whey protein concentrate. Read more at Growing Produce...


Probiotic strain BB-12 may help improve bowel function: large study

In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled story of more than 1,200 participants with abdominal discomfort, two different doses of the strain were associated with significantly higher defecation frequency versus placebo. Read more at Nutritional Outlook...


'Salad' juices push vegetables to the front of bottles

Juices made from fruits and vegetables became a popular trend several years ago, but as concerns about sugar content rise, some new products put the focus on veggies. According to a Mintel report on the European market, colored vegetables like carrots and tomatoes dominate, but green juices are gaining steam. Read more at Mintel...

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