Some of the biggest news in the food industry this year was the moment of General Mills (GM) converting Cheerios to a non-GMO cereal. In January, GM announced that it would halt the use of genetically modified ingredients in original yellow-box Cheerios. This cultural milestone signals not only the swelling consumer exodus from industrial GMO foods, but also the rise of the use of social media by foodies to change the conversation.
The issue of how we grow and process our food, while it’s always been important, is now a hot topic both at the kitchen table and on Wall Street. From the recent scandal about a chemical used in yoga mats being found in Subway bread to the rising awareness of GMOs and demands to label their presence in foods, the public is fast awakening to the need for safe, whole, natural nourishment.
At Nutiva, we strive to bring you pure, healthy foods that are nourishing for you and your family. We think that the daily choices we make about food are connected to larger issues and that we all have the opportunity to positively impact our community and the environment. We believe in food transparency, sustainability, food […]
COCONUT Coconut oil has experienced a 3X increase in demand over the last 60 days. There is not a shortage of organic coconuts, but rather a bottleneck in receiving enough organic coconut oil supply in North America to meet demand. Nutiva has secured a large number of containers and is expecting to ramp up production. […]
This past month Nutiva CEO John W Roulac headed to South America to meet some of our farmers and workers who grow our organic chia. Nutiva is working hard to keep up with the surging demand for this ancient Aztec superfood. While our warehouse was bulging with container loads of chia seed this fall, demand outstripped supply very quickly in the fall. Dr Oz’s last TV show really boosted interest in chia!