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5@5: Chobani says no to suitor PepsiCo | Kroger bidding on Fresh Market?
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.

Yogurt maker Chobani rejects PepsiCo's offer for stake in company

While media reports suggest that consumer interest in Greek yogurt is waning, the various companies that have shown interest in buying Chobani suggest otherwise. The yogurt maker said it turned down a deal with PepsiCo because it only wanted to sell a minority stake in the company, but investors were looking for a majority stake. Read more at Reuters...


Kroger in bid to to acquire Fresh Market--sources

Citing unnamed "people familiar with the matter," Reuters reports that Kroger is one of a handful of companies and firms participating in an auction for Fresh Market. Read more at Reuters...

Bison ranching is growing in the U.S. — and so is the debate over how to raise them

As the country's appetite for buffalo grows, many are wondering whether the industry will go the way of the poultry and beef industries, or stay small and true to its roots. Read more at Grist...


U.K. grocer embraces 'wonky' veg to trim waste

Asda, a British supermarket chain owned by Walmart, is selling boxes of misshapen or imperfect produce said to feed a four-person family for a week for about $5. Read more at Mother Nature Network...


The guys behind 'Cowspiracy' are back to tackle personal health

"What the Health," a new documentary from filmmakers Kip Andersen and Keegan Kuhn, looks at the impact of industrial animal foods on human health and the infrastructure that supports it. Read more at Mother Nature Network...

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