5@5: Campbell's invests in nutrition startup | MOM's expands in Baltimore

Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top food and supplement headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news.

MOM's Organic Market preps for latest store in Baltimore County

The all-organic store, opening Nov. 11, will be the Maryland retailer's ninth store in the area and 17th total. It will include a sustainable seafood department and a section devoted to sustainable insect protein. During the three-day opening celebration, 5 percent of proceeds will be donated to the nonprofit Oyster Recovery Partnership. MOM's was founded in 1987 when Scott Nash started an organic food delivery service out of his mother's garage. Read more at Baltimore Business Journal...

 

Why bankers are leaving Wall Street to make ice cream, beer and Greek yogurt

With relatively low barriers to entry, the food industry has been a destination for young corporate 9-to-5-ers who are seeking more from a career. Read more at Fortune...

 

Campbell Soup invests in nutrition tech startup

You heard about Neil Grimmer's new nutrition startup Habit, but did you know that the Big Food maker is the sole investor? The Philadelphia Business Journal reported Campbell's has invested $32 million in the company. Read more at Philadelphia Business Journal...

 

Not your father's McNuggets: How famous foods have changed

Take a look at how Coca-Cola, Oreos and other iconic products have evolved with consumer taste throughout the years. Read more at The Wall Street Journal...

 

Compostable edible packaging: The companies waging war on plastic

Companies have come a long way in developing food packages that can stand on a shelf for months but then break down in soil, but lessening packaging waste isn't just about new materials. Changing consumer behavior. Read more at The Guardian...

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