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May’s Top Stories You Won’t Want To Miss

The health and wellness industry saw a wide variety of media coverage last month including successful launches, increasing trends and more. Below are the top not-to-be missed articles for May:

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Functional Beverages Are on The Rise

SPINS data revealed that functional pop is outpacing all other beverages in sales, growing 465% in the last year. Described as the next generation of soda, functional pop is a leader in many categories including digestive health, cognitive support, and relaxation.

Yahoo
New Food Magazine

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Don’t Count Dairy Out

While SPINS data showed just how successful the plant-based dairy category was in the last year, traditional dairy shouldn't be looked over. Brands like Organic Valley and Stonyfield are pivoting their products to creatively reengage with consumers and drive profits.

Winsight Grocery Business

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What Brands Are Up To

Dr. Bronner’s Debuts Organic Chocolate

Dr. Bronner’s, a maker of organic soap and personal care products, is introducing a new line of organic, fair trade and vegan chocolate! Available in 6 different flavors, the products are sweetened with lower-glycemic coconut sugar and 70% dark chocolate.

Food Business News
Food and Wine Magazine

Milk Bar Reimagines Famed Flavors For Ice Cream Aisle

Milk Bar is converting their famous dessert flavors into ice-cream pints beginning in June! Varieties include birthday cake, cereal milk, cornflake chocolate chip marshmallow, and Milk Bar pie, which has a gooey butter filling and toasted oat crumble.

Food Business News
Food Dive

Lightlife Launches Plant-Based Breaded Chicken Tenders and Filets

Lightlife Foods has announced two first-of-its-kind plant-based products: Plant-Based Chicken Tenders and Plant-Based Chicken Fillets. These items are the first refrigerated, fresh, breaded plant-based chicken products that are available in the market.

Refrigerated and Frozen Foods
Food Business News

Caulipower Unveils Stone-fired Cauliflower Crust

Caulipower has just announced the launch of the first-ever artisanal stone-fired cauliflower pizza crusts! These new crusts are just as packed with cauliflower as the original, but crispier, and can be found in your frozen food aisle.

Yahoo
Food Business News

Canyon Bakehouse Adds Frozen Bread to Portfolio

After listening to consumer’s demands for more gluten-free options, Canyon Bakehouse has announced the extension of their frozen bread lineup with the addition of gluten-free Hawaiian Sweet Rolls and Sub Rolls.

Food Business News
Perishable News

Highkey Enters Salty Snacking

Highkey has launched their new Almond Flour crackers in sea salt and cheddar flavors. Packed with nutritional value, the new snack is gluten-free, grain-free, AND keto-friendly!

Food Business News

Maple Hill Creamery Adds Zero-Sugar Organic Milk

In an effort to win back consumers who have shied away from milk, Maple Hill Creamery has debuted organic, no-sugar milk available in whole and reduced fat varieties.

Winsight Grocery Business
Dairy Foods Magazine

Retail Roundup

Sprouts Accelerates Efforts with Unique Product Offerings

Sprouts Farmers Market is stepping up efforts to sell products that aren't available at other retailers. CEO Jack Sinclair said he wants customers to think of Sprouts as a place to buy products they can't find elsewhere and is positioning the chain as a beacon for small suppliers that escape notice by larger retailers.

Grocery Dive
Deli Market News
Supermarket News

Thrive Market Teams Up with Beyond Meat

Thrive Market has launched a line of own-brand frozen meals using Beyond Meat plant-based protein in a new expanded retail partnership! The line includes lasagna, shepherd’s pie, and green enchiladas.

Supermarket News
Perishable News
Grocery Dive

Kroger Kicks Off Delivery

Kroger sent a fleet of its refrigerated delivery trucks to the streets of Ybor City in Tampa as part of the city’s annual Pride Parade. The event helped to promote the retailer’s newly available grocery delivery in parts of the city in part of a company wide plan to double its online sales by 2023

Winsight Grocery
Deli Market News

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