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Bloomberg View: Organic Food

Premium Prices and Uncertain Benefits
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Organic food sales have gone through the roof. It’s no wonder. It’s widely believed that organic foods are more nutritious and safer than non-organic — they’re even said to fight cancer — even though the evidence is far from clear.

Go Organic for the Holidays with Safeway’s O Organics

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Safeway is proud to be growing and evolving our O Organics™ line of products so families can enjoy purely delicious organic food for the holidays, and all year ‘round.

O Organics was introduced in 2005 and has grown rapidly to become one of the biggest organic brands in the country. It’s recently been given a new fresh, modern look.

Safeway’s O Organics line has all the essentials for holiday meals and entertaining including:

·         Snacks and appetizers: Dry Roasted Mixed Nuts  and Stone Ground Wheat Crackers

Boll & Branch Introduces New Fair Trade Certified™ Line of Organic Cotton Bedding

First Bedding Brand to Partner with Fair Trade USA to Improve the Lives of Cotton Farmers and Factory Workers.
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CHATHAM, N.J., September 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- Boll & Branch, makers of socially conscious ultra-premium home textiles, announced today that their full line of products have met Fair Trade USA’s strict certification requirements. Available now on the Boll & Branch web site, their sheet sets – followed by duvets, shams and bed covers for the holidays – will be the first of their kind to bare the Fair Trade Certified™ label.

RSF Makes a New Loan to Hummingbird Wholesale

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RSF is pleased to announce a new PRI loan to Honey Heaven Wholesale (D.B.A. Hummingbird Wholesale), a bulk food distributor offering high quality organic, local, and regional food crops to wholesale customers from Bellingham, Washington to San Francisco. Hummingbird is located at the southern end of the Willamette Valley in Eugene, Oregon.

Third Street Partners with Fair Trade USA to Expand Line of Fair Trade Certified Teas

Leading Beverage Company Extends Commitment to Tea Farmers & Consumers Worldwide
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Louisville, Colo., May 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Today, Third Street, makers of premium, sustainable beverages, announced a deepening of its more than ten-year partnership with Fair Trade USA, a leading third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States, in an effort to strengthen its commitment to helping tea farmers and villagers in developing countries thrive in the global economy.

Organic Food Sector Blows up with Moves by Target, Walmart- CSR Minute

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You may have noticed that organic food and products have expanded from specialty stores into the aisles of mass-market retailers and supermarkets. And you may have noticed that some of these products have moved out of special sections within those mass stores onto shelves next to mainstream products, directly competing for consumer dollars.

Enbridge, Carbon Farmer Team Up to Plant 327,00 Trees

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Brad Rabiey is not your typical farmer. In addition to cultivating organic grain on his family farm near Manning in northern Alberta, he’s in the business of planting trees.

FoodTank.org series on Sustainable Food Companies: Equal Exchange

Profile of Fair Trade Pioneer - Equal Exchange
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Businesses that uphold sustainable practices in how they source, produce, and serve or sell food play a crucial role in transforming the food system. Food Tank will regularly feature businesses that are providing food to their customers in environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable ways.

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