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5@5: Kashi buys Pure Organic | Full-fat dairy makes a comeback

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5@5: Kashi buys Pure Organic | Full-fat dairy makes a comeback
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.

Kashi buys organic snack firm Michigan mom created for vegetarian daughter

Vegan snack bar line Pure Organic announced it has been acquired by Kashi, which is owned by Kellogg's. Founder Veronica Lehman said in video posted on the company's social media pages announcing the acquisition that she will take on a role with Kashi to continue working on Pure. Read more at M live...


Fat is back! Shoppers opt for whole milk, Greek yogurt

The Anderson Erickson milk plant in Des Moines, Iowa, has had to adjust production to meet increased demand for full-fat milk products. Whole milk sales grew 4.5 percent last year, while fat free milk sales fell more than 12 percent, according to data from the marketing group Dairy Management. New science, and public embrace of a whole food diet, are driving the change. Read more at The Des Moines Register...

How Africans are saving their own soil

Depleted soils in sub-Saharan Africa are getting new life thanks to natural techniques that have been handed down through generations, like keeping goats and chickens in certain areas of land and bringing byproducts from food production there to burn. Read more at National Geographic...


It was a sweet year for maple syrup production in U.S., Canada

Good weather and more people getting into the business led to record amounts of maple syrup produced this year--4.2 million gallons, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Read more at Food Manufacturing...


A sustainable farm rises from the ashes of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin

On the estate of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright lies a fully diversified farm with net-zero waste that supplies food for the students and staff at the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture. Read more at Munchies...

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