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Fresno Food Expo new product awards 2016
10 new products nominated for Fresno Food Expo awards
What's trending in food? California often offers cues. So, here, we look to the West Coast city of Fresno as the Fresno Food Expo announces its awards nominees.
NFM Market Overview methodology
Find the NFM Market Overview and store type definitions here.
Market Overview: Regional independent growth [chart]
What does natural channel retail growth look like across the country? This NFM 2016 Market Overview chart shares the view.
Market Overview: Universe of natural products retail [chart]
How do sales in the natural channel break down by retail type? This NFM 2016 Market Overview chart breaks it down.
Market Overview: Business statistics [charts]
Examine natural channel retail statistics about sales, product offerings, customers and employees with this Natural Foods Merchandiser 2016 Market Overview data.
Market Overview: Natural channel growth and competition [charts]
How many natural products retailers are expanding and renovating? The Natural Foods Merchandiser 2016 Market Overview has this answer in this chart.
Market Overview: Average sales by store type, and profit and expense [charts]
Find out how natural retailers performed with sales, profit and expense in 2015.
Market Overview: Natural products stores' 2015 sales by category [charts]
Follow natural channel category sales with this NFM Market Overview chart.
365 by Whole Foods LA storefront
Finally, we see 365 by Whole Foods Market
Get a look at what all of the buzz is about as Whole Foods Market opens its first 365 by Whole Foods Market store in California.
Celebrate National Chia Day; it's a thing now [infographic]
Mamma Chia got March 23 designated as National Chia Day. We're all about celebrating the power-packed superfood with these great facts.
10 Natural Products Expo West FAQs to help you prep for the big show
As you prepare to attend Natural Products Expo West review these tips to make everything easier. Don't forget your ID; take a look at the map; and read on for more helpful hints.
Vitamin World sale completed
Centre Lane Partners affiliate now owns Vitamin World. Here's what NBTY got in the deal.
What does it mean if an essential oil is 'therapeutic grade'?

Store: It doesn’t actually mean much. Some companies use that term to describe their oils and give the impression of high quality, but there’s no industry standard for what makes something therapeutic grade.


NFM Secret Shopper: Oh wow. Well, then how can I tell if an essential oil is good quality or not?

Let us help solve your retail problems at Natural Products Expo West
Natural Foods Merchandiser and Natural Products Expo West are seeking retail problems to fix live during the show in Anaheim. Share your challenges and you could receive valuable, free consulting in March.
Secret Shopper: Are probiotic drinks a decent replacement for probiotic pills?
Probiotics are getting a lot of attention in the media. Is your staff ready to answer this question as your customers weigh their choices?
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