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5@5: Cold-pressed juice has a food waste problem | Chobani ventures outside of the yogurt aisle

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5@5: Cold-pressed juice has a food waste problem | Chobani ventures outside of the yogurt aisle
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.

The dirty truth about cold-pressed juice

Ever wonder what happens to the rest of the produce used to make your green juice? A 16 ounce serving of juice generates an average of 3.5 pounds of pulp. Composting or sending byproduct to animal feed suppliers are options, but for small-scale producers, transporting it can be expensive. So progressive brands like Forager are using the waste to make other food products. Read more at Modern Farmer...


Chobani makes its first move beyond the dairy case

But not too far beyond it. The company is readying a line of yogurt-based deli dips called Chobani Meze, which is a Turkish-inspired, hummus-like dip. It also has a line of yogurt drinks set to appear later this summer. Read more at Ad Age...

White Wave Foods sees huge upside with plant-based food products

At a consumer conference this week, CEO Gregg Engles talked about the plant-based food movement and how White Wave plans to generate an additional $3 billion in sales from it. Read more at Seeking Alpha...


Here's why you can't buy Hampton Creek

In short: because it's not for sale. CEO Josh Tetrick explains how the company maintains its culture and what it's trying to do. Read more at Food Dive...


A rush of Americans, seeking gold in Cuban soil

Organic advocates visited Cuba—where a small-scale organic farming movement is underway—in May to encourage officials there to stay true to organic practices instead of adopting conventional American farming techniques. One incentive could be an American market hungry for organic food and willing to pay a premium. That is, if the U.S. ends its trade restrictions against Cuba. Read more at The New York Times...

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