Kelly Pate Dwyer

Kelly Pate
1 in every 6 shoppers is Hispanic or Latino
The Hispanic and Latino demographic has grown by 41 percent within the last decade, to more than 50 million people and represents one in every six residents. Yet even with this dramatic incline, experts say this market remains virtually untapped in the natural and organic space.
Feeding the diabetic child 1
With childhood diabetes on the rise, it is increasingly important for retailers to educate themselves on ways to help parents accomodate the diabetic diet, including providing glycemic and carbohydrate values in food and kid-friendly healthy recipe suggestions.
Selling satiety
Help your weight-watching customers celebrate food
Organics guide: Laura Batcha of the Organic Trade Association
The chief of policy and external relations for the Organic Trade Association talks about the new Farm Bill, what
Organics guide: Faye jones of Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service
The executive director Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service talks about encouraging farmers to get into
Grocers brace for seafood shortage after oil spill
As government and BP officials struggle to stem the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the seafood industry—from
Get more bang for your bulk
Consumers looking to stretch their dollars are bulking up on bulk foods—or perhaps trying them for the first time.
Boosting kids breakfast
Parents are continually looking for ways to get their kids to eat a nutritious breakfast before heading out the door
Q&A with Nathan Jones
Q&A with Nathan Jones of Xlear: How the naturals industry can break through to mainstream health
Coach teen athletes perusing your supps shelves
Tips for retailers on giving advice to teen athletes looking for dietary supplements to enhance sports
Homeopathy helps heal little ones
Parents also are drawn to homeopathy because of warnings from pediatricians and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration against the use of certain conventional medications, most recently for cough and cold medicines for kids age 2 and younger.
Get in touch with in-store massage
Many natural products stores have considered offering in-store massage. As a value-added service, massage gives
For maximum benefit, don't forget your ginkgo
Ginkgo biloba may delay the onset of memory loss among elderly people, so long as they take the herbal supplement
Patching up the Patch
The managers of Nature's Food Patch, a small store in Clear?water, Fla., won the 2007 Delicious Living Retail Store
Phthalates' danger on consumer radar
Phthalates may be the new parabens, except that nothing about them is new. These industrial chemicals, pronounced
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