Organic Food to be Offered at Super Bowl

Some of today’s headines include organic food menu offerings this weekends Super Bowl in Indianapolis.  Also, illnesses are drawing attention to the growing popularity of raw milk.  And a growth rate of 15 to 20 percent for organic food sales is great news for grocers.  Here is a look at today’s news:

Latest illnesses point to raw milk’s popularity – USA TODAY

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USA TODAYLatest illnesses point to raw milk’s popularityUSA TODAYThe government doesn’t keep records of raw milk consumption or sales but it’s clear that the product is riding the coattails of a larger food movement that encourages less processing an …

Organic foods: getting what you pay for – WACH

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Organic foods: getting what you pay forWACHEubanks says local seems to be the new organic. A recent survey shows 90 percent of people polled in South Carolina prefer products grown or manufactured right here at home. “People want to know where the fo …

Get Your Organic Chili At the Super Bowl – SustainableBusiness.com

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Get Your Organic Chili At the Super BowlSustainableBusiness.comFootball fans at the Super Bowl this weekend will be treated to the first organic foods served at the event. Farm Aid, probably best known for one of its founders, Willie Nelson, is heade …

US: Sales of organic produce rise as consumer attitudes shift – FreshPlaza

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US: Sales of organic produce rise as consumer attitudes shiftFreshPlazaConsumer behaviour is slowly changing and this could be to the advantage of organic producers. Organic foods are no longer just the realm of the wealthy and the health conscious. …

Organic, specialty pineapples make inroads in retail – The Packer

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Organic, specialty pineapples make inroads in retailThe PackerCourtesy World Variety ProduceWorld Variety Produce Inc.’s South African Baby Pineapples Small, super-sweet pineapples add interest to a tropical section, and the 3-inch-tall fruit are ava …

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