Natural and Organic


Whole Foods to Discontinue 365 Rollout: Report

A memo cites diminishing price distinctions between parent brand and discount sibling.


UNFI Reveals New Branding

Logo, slogan and mission unveiled as the distributor plots its post-merger strategy.

Food-focused retailers such as Alfalfa’s are seeing elevated and alternative salads, soups and veggies “flying off the shelf” and onto the tables of satisfied, satiated shoppers.

The Lempert Report: There is very little regulation in the restaurant industry.

The retailer is continuing its expansion plans with locations slated to open in the next 18-24 months.

The natural market recently debuted its fifth location with experiential features such as a working beehive, instruction kitchen and wellness section.

The e-tailer has agreed to use the company as its primary strategic distribution partner for natural and organic foods through 2023.

In WGB's Break Room, Jay Jacobowitz discusses how Amazon is influencing Whole Foods, and what else is next in the natural/organic field.

The “absence of bad stuff” can drive department growth for retailers.

On the heels of relatively strong sales, officials from Natural Grocers and Sprouts signal Whole Foods' momentum could be someone else's problem.