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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.

To lure people put off by the freakiness of lab-made meat, this is what the industry wants to call it

The new non-profit trade group the Good Food Institute is spearheading a movement to spread the term "clean food" as an alternative for what industry has been calling "cultured meat"—tech-driven approaches to animal products. The idea is that the term "clean" better conveys the ethos of their products rather than how they're created. Read more at Quartz...


What an Austin tortilla startup has learned about food, family and finding mentors

When the Garza family cut grains from their diet due to one members' autoimmune condition, they ended up developing alternative tortillas (made from almond flour, cassava, chia and other non-grain ingredients) that are now in 400 stores and have found traction within the paleo crowd. Check out the story of Siete Family Foods. Read more at Forbes...


This startup wants to make cow's milk—without cows

Speaking of food tech...Yeast, plus cow's DNA, plus 3D printing equals a new kind of milk? A company called Perfect Day is dabbling in cellular agriculture to create a new lactose-free milk created from cell cultures rather than animals. Read more at Fortune...


Mobile coupon users on the rise

The number of adults in the U.S. who use mobile coupons jumped 18 percent last year, according to an analysis from Koupon Media. And those who use them average a 26 percent increase in basket size. Read more at Media Post...


Dessert delivery: Hershey partners with Chef'd for sweet meal kits

The latest meal kit partnership differentiates itself by targeting after-dinner time. Read more at Food Dive...

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