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Grist' Story Offers Insight for Organic Industry Spats between the OCA and OTA

Grist’ Story Offers Insight for Organic Industry Spats between the OCA and OTA

Context is everything.   Half-full or half-empty?  All or nothing?  White or black? New York Mets or New York Yankees?  (Okay, forgive that last comparison but if you lived in my brain, you’d understand). Seriously, despite my degree in political science, my passion for policy debate (okay, arguing) and my progressive political DNA I can’t […]

LaraBar Bought by General Mills

We’ve been in business long enough and worked in the food business even longer that we know that when someone sells, it isn’t doesn’t mean someone is selling out.  It might just mean that they’re tired, bored, or just got some kids to put through college. We’re not sure if any of these apply to […]

Obama Loves Honest Tea Forest Berry

So we know this is old news but frankly we were just so busy preparing out soon to be launched Product Review section that we forgot to post this story from the May 28th New York Times. The front page piece detailed the job of Reggie Love, Obama’s assistant, and among other things, what Obama […]

Coca-Cola Buys 40% Share of Honest Tea

When we first heard the news that Honest Tea and Coke we’re merging we thought “Oh no, Coke will ruin them.” Then we reread the release and were relieved, learning that at least for now, Coke just bought 40%. Furthermore, we thought, who wouldn’t want the opportunity to grow their business with that kind of […]