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5 trend-spotting Natural Products Expo East blog posts and stories

Christine Kapperman, Senior Content Director

October 2, 2013

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5 trend-spotting Natural Products Expo East blog posts and stories

Natural Products Expo East stories and blog posts are rolling out across the Internet as reporters and bloggers return to their desks and review what they learned at the natural food and product show.

Here are five items to check out so far. Be sure to also watch as we roll out videos and slideshows by our editors.

1. Expo East: Gluten Free in the Mix

October 1, 2013 · · Sep. 27, 2013 by Jon Springer in Total Access RSS inShare Comments 0 BALTIMORE — It isn’t just the product attributes themselves but how they’re executed that determines their success, according to exhibitors and retailers at the Natural Products Expo East here. The annual event, presented by Penton’s New Hope Natural Media, is the largest gathering of natural products suppliers and emerging food and grocery entrepreneurs on the East Coast. And while attributes like non-GMO and gluten free are practically...
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2. Expo East Recap


Rod Hughes of Kimball Communications had a blast at Natural Products Expo East (Sept. 25-28 in Baltimore). Here's a roundup of some amazing people he met and brands he learned about.


3. Favorite Expo East 2013 Products

Favorite Expo East 2013 Products October 1, 2013 · Healthfully Ever After · The major trends I saw this year were a continuation of the gluten free market, seaweed, popcorn and non-chips. By non-chips I mean kale, cassava, and bean based chips. The Wall Street Journal ran an excellent piece on these 'permissible indulgences'.
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4. Expo East Recap (Part One)

Expo East Recap (Part One) October 1, 2013 · · Natural Products Expo East, held in Baltimore each September, is an opportunity for both emerging and developed companies to showcase their products for retailers and distributors. Here's a look at some gluten-free products that are either on their way to market to stores or gaining wider distribution. Pizza A Texas pizza chain sampled retail versions of its gluten-free pizza. Russo's New York Pizza has six crispy pizza varieties, including the excellent Mulberry (Italian sausage, pepperoni, Canadian bacon and hamburger), that...
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5. Top 5 Organic Products from Natural Products Expo East 2013

October 1, 2013 · · Last night, I got back from Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore and had a fantastic time. As I always do during the show in Baltimore, I stay at my absolute favorite hotel, The Inn at the Black Olive, the most green/organic hotel I’ve ever seen. I’ll be doing several posts this week recapping my time in Baltimore, so please enjoy the first one – My Top 5 Organic Products from Natural Products Expo East 2013.
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About the Author(s)

Christine Kapperman

Senior Content Director, New Hope Network

As the senior content director at New Hope Network, Christine Kapperman combines her 20-year journalism background with her passion for business to cover the natural products industry for and Natural Foods Merchandiser magazine. She also led content at She loves tracking (and tasting) trends as she shares what’s next to show up in cups, plates and in pantries across the United States.

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