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September 14, 2015

1 Min Read
5@5: Simple Truth sees 'explosive growth' as organic goes mainstream | Bittman bids readers adieu

This grocer is eating Whole Foods' overpriced lunch

In an earnings call last week, Kroger reported strong earnings and sales and raised its outlook. Part of the reason? Its Simple Truth brand is experiencing "explosive growth," CEO Rodney McMullen said. Read more at CNN Money...


A farewell (from Mark Bittman)

Longtime food columnist (and former Expo keynote) Mark Bittman is signing off. He'll now go to work for a one-year-old food start-up in California. Read more at The New York Times...

Wall Street investors buying up farmland

Farmland is becoming increasingly attractive to Wall Street investors as they push into physical assets. Read more at The Des Moines Register...


Secret sauce: 10 steps to getting your product into Whole Foods

Dan Garblik and Lalit Kalani, co-founders of Bandar Foods, share some advice for hopeful founders. Read more at Food+Tech Connect...


Category expansion continues for WhiteWave Foods

Silk has introduced branded cashew milk and extended into plant-based yogurt as part of its plan to expand its plant-based diary alternatives. Read more at Food Business News...


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