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[email protected]: Amazon--your next big competitor? | Rhode Island to debate GMO labeling

5@5: Amazon--your next big competitor? | Rhode Island to debate GMO labeling
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.

One Wall Street firm says Amazon is about to 'feast' on the food and beverage market

Analysts at Cowen & Company LLC predict that Amazon will be a top 10 player in U.S. food and beverage within the next three years via Amazon Prime, Amazon Fresh and other programs. They cite the buying power of millennials and technology improvement as factors. Read more at Bloomberg...


Snack bars 2015: top 10 best-selling granola, breakfast and nutrition bars

Standout performers in terms of growth include Clif, Quest, Kind and Nature Valley. Read more at Bakery and Snacks...

Rhode Island lawmakers to consider GMO labeling

Democratic state Sen. Donna Nesselbush introduced a bill that would require raw and packaged foods containing genetically modified ingredients to be labeled as such if four other states did the same. A committee is scheduled to review the bill on Tuesday. Read more at Hastings Tribune...


This country isn't just carbon neutral...It's carbon negative

Bhutan, a small nation that lies between China and India is one of the only in the world to have negative carbon emissions. In case that wasn't enough, it's also aiming to eliminate its gas emissions and go zero-waste and completely organic by 2020. Read more at Eco Watch...


Boulder County to phase out GMO crops on county-owned lands

County commissioners last week directed staff to draft a plan for phasing out genetically engineered corn and sugar beets from county-owned farmland. Read more at Times-Call...

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