WASHINGTON -- The natural foods industry -- much of it centered on fresh items -- is poised to grow even more quickly in the coming years, as health care costs increase and Americans are compelled to seek out alternatives to traditional medical care. Speaking at Natural Products Expo East here, Lawrence Chimerine, managing director and chief economist of the Economic Strategy Institute, pointed out that short-term threats to the economy include the costs associated with the Iraq war, the ...

REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account

Why Register for FREE?

Salary Survey 2015

Registering for content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.  What are you waiting for! In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.

Click here to read the FAQ page if you have any questions (opens in a new window)

Attention Paid Print Subscribers:  While you have already been granted free access to SN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.

Already registered? here.