Jeff Wells

Jeff
Wells
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SN Whole Health News: Scraping MyPlate 
For all its acclaim, the USDA's MyPlate logo belies a frustrating truth, that in a nation of ever-expanding waistlines, most consumers eat according to the plate a mere seven days out of the year, according to a survey by the NPD Group.
SN Whole Health: Retailers Turn Agent in Sourcing Hot New Products 
The natural products industry is filled with humble beginnings. The best new ideas still come from small start-up
SN Whole Health: Reassuring Supplement Shoppers Is a Priority 
The vitamin and supplement industry is no stranger to skepticism, but recent studies and the ensuing media coverage have been particularly troubling.
Startups Offer Low-Cost Solutions for Food Deserts 
There’s no clear-cut way to eradicate food deserts, but Carrie Ferrence believes a shipping container full of perishables is a good place to start.
SN Extra: Former Publix Chief Chips Away  1
“What do I do with the rest of my life?” It’s a question everyone approaching retirement asks themselves, and it’s one that Mark Hollis of Publix didn’t quite know the answer to.
Supermarkets Become Gluten-Free Guides 
One-on-one interactions, community fairs and classes are just a few of the ways retailers are reaching out to gluten-free shoppers.
SN Extra: Fair Share 
Supermarkets might think they offer low prices on holiday meals, but can they beat $30?
SN Extra: Fair Share 
Supermarkets might think they offer low prices on holiday meals, but can they beat $30?
Moving Ahead: An SN Whole Health Poll 
Tough times imparted valuable lessons to the health and wellness industry, say respondents to SN Whole Health’s annual WH Asks poll. After a few sobering years that saw the recession and its aftereffects play out, companies have fought back with go-to-market strategies that are anything but niche.
SN Whole Health: Green Laundry Products Gain Share 
Green laundry products are tough on stains and gaining share against the competition.
SN Whole Health: Wing Nut or Peanut? 
At a time when childhood obesity rates are higher than ever, 42% of parents say they have an easier time reading furniture assembly instructions than deciphering nutrition labels.
SN Whole Health: Raw Milk Reprieve 
There has always been something cloak and daggerish about the raw milk movement, with its tales of clandestine supply networks, supporters buying shares of cows, and farmers selling on the side.
SN Whole Health: Chocolate Diplomacy 
Nothing embodies fair trade quite like a chocolate bar. It's fitting, then, that it's become the reference point in the debate that's threatening to split the fair trade movement.
SN Whole Health: Bite Club 
To save money on fresh, local food, a growing number of shoppers are going off the retail grid. Specifically, they're banding together with people in their communities to establish food buying clubs.
SN Whole Health: The Next Big Yogurt 
Greek yogurt companies scored a smash hit when they brought an old-world formula into the modern age. Sales of the creamy, high-protein treat have increased from $60 million five years ago to $1.5 billion currently, according to investment firm UBS.
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