Kite Hill’s vegan cheeses taste so much like the real deal that Whole Foods signed an exclusive deal with the dairy-free cheese maker. Kite Hill is a Hayward, California-based company, which Read More The post Kite Hill’s Vegan Cheese A Rising Star in Grocery, Culinary Circles appeared first on Ecorazzi.
Whole Foods' new system to rate the eco-friendliness of its products gives customers more information about the produce and flowers they buy, but it's hurting farmers in the process, according to Mark Kastel, a farm policy analyst with...Show More Summary
In 2015, a grocery store with beer taps and a wine list doesn't warrant a double-take: Establishments as large as Whole Foods and as cozy as Glen's Garden Market offer a place to enjoy a pint of local craft beer and cider for post-shopping drinks.Read full article >>
Shopping at Whole Foods has it’s ups and downs, but there’s one day of the week where it’s mostly ups for shoppers like you: Wednesday. Read more...
At the West Loop Whole Foods over the weekend, I saw a name that stopped me cold: Charlie Trotter. The name, with that unmistakable serif T logo, came on a package of smoked salmon in the refrigerated seafood section.
I've seen a trend in snake person/yuccie/whatever we are calling ourselves at this moment, dating: lack of commitment. Sure, some of us are in relationships, picking out dinner at Whole Foods together, moved in, or even married. ButShow More Summary
The longtime suppliers to Whole Foods are complaining that the program called Responsibly Grown can grant a farmer who does not meet the stringent requirements for federal organic certification the same rating as an organic farmer, or even a higher one. Show More Summary
The tortillas will soon be made with just whole wheat flour, water, oil, and salt. Just two months after announcing that it would no longer serve foods made with GMO ingredients, Chipotle reveals that it is working on a simplified tortilla. Show More Summary
You can stop analyzing that no-soy-no-milk-no-dairy pancake batter package for five minutes before deciding whether it’s worth the $9 price tag, because Whole Foods is opening a new brand of more affordable stores called “365 by Whole...Show More Summary
Good, better, best?
While nothing beats the nutritional properties of whole foods, vitamins and supplements can help take your health and fitness goals to the next level. It bears repeating though that they are used to supplement a healthy diet, not take the place of one. Here’s a basic overview of supplement use for the general gym rat. I suggest […]
The company’s new ‘Responsibly Grown’ system rates produce on factors like sustainability and worker treatment.
Like many certification systems, the Whole Foods ratings have some downsides, and some farmers say the system is costly and flawed.
Paul Swansen / (CC BY 2.0) Bourgeois supermarket chain Whole Foods has drawn the wrath of a number of its faithful organic suppliers. The multi-billion dollar company which specializes in organic food recently introduced a rating program,...Show More Summary
Whole Foods is on the hunt for millennials. To bring back younger shoppers and shake its sticky “whole paycheck” image, the troubled company last month said it would create a “hip, cool, technology-oriented store” specifically for the millennial demographic. Show More Summary
Some organic farmers are protesting a new system Whole Foods is using to rate its suppliers. They say the system devalues the organic label because nonorganic producers can earn the highest grades.
A new rating system has angered some organic farmers
The animosity is the result of a new rating system, Responsibly Grown, that Whole Foods created to give consumers more information about their produce.
Costco's most recent earnings says yes. Bulk toilet paper wonderland Costco may have surpassed bourgeois market Whole Foods as the nation's biggest organic grocer. According to the Seattle Times, Costco's most recent earnings call included the tidbit that its sales of organic goods now exceed $4 billion annually. Show More Summary
Bad apple. Not only has the unlikeliest of competitors — Costco — usurped the mantle of America's top organic-food-seller, but now Whole Foods is facing a minor revolt from organic farmers who are blasting the company's new "Responsibly Grown" ratings system. Show More Summary