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Organic Trade Association Capitol Hill Visit

Last month, as Manger of Policy at SPINS, with Product Library Director, Susanna Ghaemi, I had the opportunity to participate in a day of Capitol Hill visits on behalf of the Organic Trade Association (OTA). What an experience! What probably should not have been surprising,...

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SPINS policy Insights - domestic fair trade & worker rights

Policy Insights: Domestic Fair Trade

Almost any handpicked crop runs the risk of worker exploitation, which is happening on farms around the world and in our backyard. The momentum for food system transparency is drawing attention to workers picking domestic crops in the United States. Human and worker rights is an important...

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SPINS and Reasor’s Announce New Partnership

CHICAGO, IL April 28, 2015 – SPINS, the leading information and services provider for the Natural and Specialty Products Industry, has announced a new partnership with Reasor’s, a 20-store Northeastern Oklahoma based retailer.   While traditionally a mainstream retailer, Reasor’s will become a new Key Account with...

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SPINS 2015 Expo West Trend watch

Expo West 2015 Recap

Though innovation was plentiful at Expo West, our team was encouraged to find that it’s not just about the latest ingredient (or the latest lack thereof!) – it’s about the holistic experience of good people making great things, and doing good along the way. ...

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SPINS trend watch - paleo

Trendwatch: Paleo

The concept of getting back to our roots has been a core element of diet trends over the past couple years as we search for options to increase our lifespan and enhance our quality of life through elimination of processed and fast foods. The Paleo...

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