5@5: Free-from labels consumers want | Ad campaign takes aim at Chipotle

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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.

Foods featuring free-from claims draw consumers

According to Mintel research, the free-from claims that consumers deem most important are trans fat-free and preservative-free. Read more at Food Business News...


Is Chipotle evil? This ad campaign says absolutely

Printed first in the New York Post on Thursday, a new advertisement funded by the Center for Consumer Freedom mocks the idea that eating Chipotle is healthy by featuring a shirtless overweight male next to the text, "Eat two 'all natural' Chipotle burritos a week and you could gain 40 pounds in a year." Read more at The Washington Post...

Make way for algae on your dinner plate

It's relatively easy to grow, uses only a fraction of the percent of water required for other commodity crops, and has impressive protein content, which is why algae may find a place as a sustainable form of food. Read more at National Geographic...


Why are we drawn to heirloom fruits and veggies? They're 'edible memory'

The stories of people, places and land that are part of heirlooms' appeal help keep the past alive. Read more at NPR...


What's the biggest change in retailing today?

Brick-and-mortar shopping isn't dying. In fact, warehouse clubs and superstores are thriving. Read more at CBS News...

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